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Nephrology

Experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of kidney disease, our nephrology team manages the care of patients with kidney failure and patients who require dialysis either at home or in one of our dialysis units.

What you should know about nephrology

  • Nephrologists treat patients with kidney disease, including:
    • Diabetes-related kidney disease
    • High blood pressure
    • Protein in the urine (proteinuria)
    • Blood in the urine (hematuria)
    • Glomerulonephritis (inflammation of the kidney filter)
  • Nutrition plays a big part in slowing the progression of kidney disease and living well with kidney failure.


Why choose Geisinger for your nephrology care?

  • Our team of physicians, nurses, dietitians and social workers understands the day-to-day issues faced by patients living with kidney disease. Our nephrologists work with patients to improve their diets and manage their disease.

Treats these conditions

Kidney disease requires specialized care from an experienced team. We treat:

  • Kidney stones
  • Diabetes-related kidney disease
  • End-stage renal disease
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)

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