UCLA is home to the world leader in kidney health research, evaluation and treatment. From nephrologists to surgeons, our team includes some of the most talented and brightest minds in the field. By adapting innovative techniques, we care for a range of kidney health issues to preserve and even improve function. Find out why more patients from all over the world put their trust in the UCLA Kidney Health Program >Request Appointment
The signs and symptoms of chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be nonspecific, meaning that it may mimic or stem from other conditions. Often, CKD is undetected before irreversible kidney damage has occurred. In response, the UCLA Kidney Health Program has developed the Kidney Function Preservation Pathway for physicians.
Opened in September of 2016, the Santa Monica Outpatient Center (SMOC) serves the dialysis vascular needs of the surrounding communities. Patients no longer have to go through the emergency department to receive critical procedures.