The Nebraska Medical Center's nephrology program is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation for treating chronic and kidney disease, renal failure, kidney stones, electrolyte disturbances such as hypertension as well as hematuria and proteinuria.
The most common kidney diseases include:
- Diabetes mellitus - Type I and II
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Inherited kidney diseases
- Side effects of a medication
At the medical center a multidisciplinary team of physicians work together with nephrologists to determine the best course of treatment for each patient. Not all patients with kidney disease will need transplant. Medication, inpatient dialysis and referral to outpatient dialysis facilities is available. For some patients, kidney transplant is an treatment option. The Nebraska Medical Center is home to a world-renowned kidney transplant program where several kidney transplantation options exist.
To make your appointment with a nephrologists today, call 800-922-0000 and find out what treatment is right for you.