Conditions and Treatments

Pediatric Nephrology

Conditions and Treatments

Adult Services 

Nephrology

 

Related Services

Wisconsin Dialysis

The pediatric nephrology specialists at the American Family Children's Hospital see infants, children and adolescents with a variety of kidney and urinary tract issues.

Conditions

Our staff treats a range of conditions, such as the following:

Additional Conditions

  • Bone problems related to kidney disorders
  • Calcium disorders and renal bone disease
  • Congenital kidney abnormalities
  • Cystic kidney disease
  • Electrolyte abnormalities
  • Inflammatory conditions of the kidney
  • Nephritis
  • Nephrological disorders, including renal insufficiency and failure

Treatments and Services

  • Close consultation with UW Hospital and Clinics' pediatric urologists and radiologists in assessment of pediatric kidney problems
  • Comprehensive evaluation and treatment of nephrological disorders
  • Coordination of care with your child's primary care physician for continuation of treatment
  • Diagnostic kidney biopsy
  • Evaluation and treatment of a large selection of nephrological disorders, including renal insufficiency and failure
  • Management of calcium disorders and renal bone disease
  • Patient and parent education regarding diagnosis, testing and all aspects of treatment
  • Pediatric hemodialysis
  • Pediatric peritoneal dialysis
  • Pediatric renal transplant (see Kidney Transplant)
  • Treatment of pediatric kidney stones