The Division of Nephrology launches Kidney Heart Service at UWMC - Montlake

The Kidney Heart Service provides consultation on kidney diseases that occur in the context of cardiovascular disease.

This new inpatient and outpatient consultation service will focus on specialized care of patients with concomitant kidney and heart disease.

The KHS will be staffed by Dr. Nisha Bansal, Director, Dr. Nayan Arora and Dr. David Mariuma

Dr. Bansal on the Kidney Heart Service:

"We are delighted to launch this new specialized Kidney Heart Service. The number of patients with concomitant kidney and cardiovascular disease continues to grow.

The management of these patients is complex and our patients benefit greatly from more focused and coordinated care.

We are also very excited that this clinic will serve as a basis for ongoing and future research studies.”