A pediatric nephrologist specializes in the health needs of infants, children and adolescents with kidney diseases and disorders. Pediatric nephrologists diagnose and treat problems with children’s kidneys, such as kidney stones and kidney failure. They also help manage conditions related to kidney disease, such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
A pediatric nephrologist typically:
A pediatric nephrologist may also be known by the following names: children’s kidney doctor, pediatric renal specialist, children’s renal specialist, pediatric kidney specialist, or children’s kidney specialist.
There are 960 specialists practicing Pediatric Nephrology in the United States with an overall average rating of 4.3 stars. There are 262 hospitals in the United States with affiliated Pediatric Nephrology specialists, including Texas Children's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital and Seattle Children's Hospital.