The Section of Nephrology and Hypertension provides medical care for patients with all types of kidney and kidney-related conditions, including chronic renal failure, acute renal failure, renal transplantation, hypertension (high blood pressure), nephrolithiasis (kidney stones), fluid/electrolyte disorders, and acid/base disorders. All types of acute renal replacement therapy (dialysis and related modalities) are offered, and the Section is part of an active renal transplant program.
Training is offered to qualified applicants. Clinical training involves all aspects of nephrology as described above. In addition, opportunities for involvement in active clinical and basic research programs exist.