Conditions and Treatments

Pediatric Nephrology

Conditions and Treatments

Adult Services 



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.


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