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Nephrology

Why Patients Choose North Shore-LIJ for Nephrology

The multidisciplinary team at the Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension  provides the most advanced treatments for kidney stones, end-stage renal disease, hypertension and metabolic bone disease. Treatments include surgery, dialysis and kidney transplants as well as pre- and post-kidney transplantation services. 

Patients choose North Shore-LIJ’s nephrology services for:

  • World-Class Nephrology Care
    Our physicians are among the foremost kidney specialists in the world and are involved in patient care, research and teaching.
     
  • Most Advanced Types of Transplants
    To increase the availability of kidneys for our patients, our kidney transplantation team is experienced in performing the most advanced types of kidney transplants.
                   o Kidney transplant surgery   
                   o ABO incompatible kidney transplant surgery  
                   o Highly sensitized kidney transplantation 
                   o Unique outpatient transplant procedure developed by our own transplant surgeons 
     
  • Interdisciplinary Approach to Kidney Stones Treatment
    Since most stone diseases have metabolic causes, comprehensive care includes surgical removal and reduction of metabolic risk factors.
     
  • Clinical Trials
    Patients have the opportunity to participate in promising new treatments being tested in clinical trials for hypertension, chronic kidney disease, anemia, metabolic bone disease and nephrology education.