Kidney Care (Nephrology)

M Health Fairview providers offer a wealth of expertise to patients affected by kidney disease. We provide expert care — including kidney transplants — for people with kidney diseases and the medical issues created by these diseases. 

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Our Kidney Clinic is internationally renowned for primary kidney disease treatment and the world-class research of its providers.

Our Approach

Our Kidney Clinic offers world-class care and has been nationally ranked as high performing by U.S. News & World Report. Many University of Minnesota nephrologists are consistently recognized for the quality of their care in Best Doctors in America and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine (Top Doctors issue). In addition, our transplant program is one of the largest and most experienced in the world.

Our expert care team treats a variety of different kidney diseases in addition to hypertension and kidney stones. Our multidisciplinary clinics provide comprehensive and innovative care in specialized clinics: Glomerular Diseases, Genetic Kidney Diseases, Kidney Stones, Cancer Related Kidney Disease (Onco-Nephrology), and Vasculitis.

Conditions We Treat

  • Acidosis
  • Alport Syndrome
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium and Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Edema
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End Stage Kidney Disease and Dialysis
  • Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
  • Genetic Kidney Diseases
  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Hematuria
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypocalcemia
  • IgA Nephropathy
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (Pediatric)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus SLE
  • Urinary Reflux
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Treatments, Tests, and Procedures

Our expert physicians offer a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including, but not limited to:

Anemia Medication Monitoring

Anemia medication monitoring is a service offered to patients who are receiving treatment for anemia. Once referred to our services, a pharmacist will work with you to help you get the best results with your anemia therapy.
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Allo-islet Transplant

Physicians at University of Minnesota Medical Center are using allo-islet transplantation to treat patients with type 1 diabetes. If you have type 1 diabetes and experience severe hypoglycemia, you may be a candidate for an allo-islet transplant.
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Kidney Transplant

For those with end-stage kidney disease due to diabetes, kidney failure, or other complex issues, a kidney transplant enables patients to return to an active, normal life. Our specialists explore cell-based therapies, kidney-pancreas transplants, and even living donor kidney transplants.
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Pancreas Transplant

Patients seeking to reverse diabetes have a choice of pancreas transplants, islet cell transplants, and even stem cell transplants. Since performing the world’s first pancreas transplant 50 years ago, M Health Fairview continues to lead the way in innovative technologies and pancreas transplant surgery.
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Pediatric Kidney Transplant

End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is severe, irreversible kidney damage that prevents the kidneys from performing functions that are needed to live. Kidney transplantation is highly recommended for children with ESRD because it provides increased longevity and a better quality of life.
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There may be other treatments, test, and procedures for this diagnosis, including:

  • Dialysis Access
  • Medication Therapy Management
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