Whether you have been fighting kidney disease for years, have seen a loved one affected by this disease, or just want to help, our UCLA CORE Kidney Program has something for you. Through community outreach, research, and education, we hope to improve the lives of kidney disease patients and their families. We want to eventually eliminate kidney disease so future generations will not be hindered by it.
Home Dialysis and COVID-19
The LA Times has highlighted an inspiring story about how more and more patients are turning to home dialysis because of COVID-19. Please read more about their stories and how their lives have changed HERE.
Want to learn more about the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our new section provides detailed information on common COVID-19 symptoms and other resources where you can learn more about the virus. We also have specific information about how COVID-19 may affect CKD patients and strategies that you can use to minimize your chance of becoming infected. Click the link below for more information:
Our mission is to improve healthcare delivery toward all patients with kidney disease by implementing our CORE values of Clinical Excellence, Outreach, Research, and Education.
Our focus is on integrative medicine, with emphasis on prevention and education, so patients can become their own best advocates.
The Nephrology speciality ranked No. 1 in the West Coast and No. 3 nationally by the U.S. News and World Report.
Roughly 33 million patients a year are admitted to U.S. hospitals. 4,653 hospitals were ranked in the 2019-2020 assessment by US News and World Report. 16 specialty areas are evaluated when determining rankings. See why UCLA Nephrology is ranked #3 in the nation.
Green Ribbon Spotlight
Kidney patients from all over the country and the world make their way to Los Angeles every year to attend the popular Kidney Fair at the Beach and show their support for the UCLA CORE Kidney Program. To get a better idea of the patients we serve, meet Marc Coronel and listen as he recounts his journey with kidney disease and living kidney donation!
To learn more about Marc Coronel's story, watch the following webinar: