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 136 specialists practicing Pediatric Nephrology in California with an overall average rating of 4.2 stars. There are 25 hospitals in California with affiliated Pediatric Nephrology specialists, including Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego and Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.