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.