Our nephrology team cares for patients with renal disease in both inpatient and outpatient clinic settings.

Inpatient Service

Renal Consult 

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.

Transplant Program

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).

 Outpatient Clinics

Our Outpatient Service offers care to a broad range of kidney patients. We provide renal clinics, transplant follow up care and dialysis support. 

Clinics are available at University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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.



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