The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital provides care for infants, children and adolescents with kidney disorders and conditions. All of our faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized and together provide superior clinical care, conduct leading edge research, including multicenter trials on new drugs to treat anemia, transplant rejection, renal bone disease, basic research in the development of renal bone disease and transplant rejection, and train future leaders in the field of pediatric nephrology.
Our division takes a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. In addition to pediatric nephrologists, our team includes specialized pediatric nurses, child-life experts, social workers and dietitians who provide education and support to patients and families.
Specific conditions treated include:
- Nephrotic syndrome
- Systemic lupus erythematosus nephritis
- Cystic kidney diseases
- Kidney reflux
- Kidney stones
- Urinary tract infections
- Genetic and metabolic kidney diseases
- Prenatally diagnosed renal abnormalities
- End-stage kidney disease