What is Nephrology?

Nephrology is a branch of medicine that covers the adult and pediatric study of kidneys and their diseases. A nephrologist deals with the diagnosis and management of kidney disease. Kidneys play important role in the body for maintaining normal fluid and electrolyte balance in the body.

Types of Nephrology treatment at Sentara Hospital

  • Fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • Acid-base disorders
  • kidney stones
  • glomerular diseases
  • tubulointerstitial diseases
  • mineral metabolism
  • acute kidney disease
  • acute renal failure
  • chronic kidney diseases
  • chronic renal failure
  • end-stage renal disease and dialysis

Complete Nephrology care at Sentara Hospital

At Sentara Hospital you will find experts who will guide and provide you medication and clinical pharmacology, high blood pressure management, and diabetes management, and related complications. We educate about the complete epidemiology of diseases and infections as well as nutritional management for the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases.