Nephrology | Diagnosing & Treating Kidney & Urinary Disorders | MedStar Health

A national leader in kidney, hypertension, and urinary disorders

Expertise from a variety of disciplines and locations

MedStar Health nephrology is one of the country’s premier providers in diagnosing and treating kidney and urinary disorders in adults.

To better serve our patients, we brought together a team of multidisciplinary medical and surgical specialists from across our organizational network. Our elite team evaluates and treats patients with known or suspected kidney disease in a timely and coordinated manner. The objective is always to deliver compassionate, patient-centered care.

Patients benefit from our physicians’ areas of expertise, some of which include:

  • Management of primary and secondary glomerular diseases
  • Treatment of primary and secondary forms of hypertension
  • Chronic kidney disease management
  • Kidney stone prevention
  • Oxidative stress and kidney injury
  • Cutting-edge dialysis techniques
  • Transplant immunology
  • Organ preservation

Our patients also have access to clinical research opportunities and cutting-edge treatments.

Comprehensive care

For patients with kidney and kidney-related diseases, we provide the full spectrum of diagnostic capabilities, up-to-date treatments, as well as all types of renal replacement therapy. Members of our faculty are nationally and internationally recognized.

We also offer a nationally acclaimed kidney and kidney-pancreas transplantation service through the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute. Our kidney transplantation program is one of the busiest transplant programs in the region, consistently delivering excellent results.

Complicated or rare disorders

We care for people with complicated health challenges, such as kidney disease coupled with multiple organ failure. We also treat genetic diseases and rare conditions.

Care is customized to each patient’s needs, including preparing patients for a kidney transplant if that treatment option can deliver the best health outcome.

If your diagnosis is complex and puzzling, our experts offer hope and help.

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Meet our providers

MedStar Health nephrologists’ goal is to slow the progression of chronic kidney disease. If your kidneys no longer function adequately, we offer the full spectrum of kidney replacement therapies.

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