Our nephrology team cares for patients with renal disease in both inpatient and outpatient clinic settings.
UW Medicine offers inpatient renal services in the greater Seattle area
Nephrology specialists offer care with complex renal problems, diagnostic renal biopsy, acute hemodialysis and ultrafiltration, slow continuous dialysis and ultrafiltration, continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration (CAVH), CAVH-dialysis and CVVH.
Pheresis therapy is provided through the Dialysis Laboratory.
These include Plasmapheresis, Leukopheresis, Erytheropheresis,Thrombopheresis and Lipopheresis.
Our Kidney and Kidney-Pancreas-Liver Transplant Service offers pre and postoperative programs.
These include pre-transplant evaluations, post-transplant care, Living Donor evaluations, and information about the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).
Our Outpatient Service offers care to a broad range of kidney patients. We provide renal clinics, transplant follow up care and dialysis support.
The UW Medicine Kidney Stone Center at Northwest Hospital provides experts in urology, kidney disease and nutrition to provide a single point of care for patients suffering from acute or recurrent kidney stones.
For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Washington Medical Center was named the No.1 hospital for the state of Washington and in the Seattle area. The hospital ranked No. 5 in the nation for cancer care services.