The Division of Nephrology is located on the hospital's main campus. We treat over 6,200 patients per year in our ambulatory clinic through the services listed below.

Center for Renal Education
Center for Renal Education

The Center for Renal Education provides education about Chronic Kidney Disease and its management and individualized plans of care that include nutritional counseling, blood pressure management, medication review and supportive services.

Chronic Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) Program
Chronic Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) Program

The Peritoneal Dialysis Unit provides training and long term management for the patient who selects peritoneal dialysis as home therapy. Staffed by experienced peritoneal dialysis nurses, manual and automated home peritoneal dialysis is available.

Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration (CVVH) Program
Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration (CVVH) Program

Our CVVH program offers short-term treatment for inpatients with kidney dysfunction accompanied by low blood pressure. Therapy is performed in the ICU or OR setting as applicable.

Hemodialysis Unit
Hemodialysis Unit

The Hemodialysis unit consists of eight patient stations in the dialysis unit. Equipment is available for staff to dialyze patients throughout the facility, such as intensive care units and medical surgical floors. The unit provides both acute and chronic therapy.

Kidney Transplantation Program
Kidney Transplantation Program

The Kidney Transplantation Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Center has been offering comprehensive evaluation and care for patients with chronic renal failure, including end-stage renal disease, since 1963.

Nephrology/Hypertension at MGH West Vascular Center
Nephrology/Hypertension at MGH West Vascular Center

The Division of Nephrology and the Vascular Center offer consultation, diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases and hypertension on an appointment basis at MGH West.

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Clinic
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Clinic

The Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital specializes in the diagnosis and management of cystic kidney diseases.

Renal Associates Clinic
Renal Associates Clinic

Renal Associates provides services in general nephrology including diabetes, water and electrolyte disorders, kidney disease in pregnancy, urinary tract infections, and primary and secondary diseases of the kidney.

Resistant Hypertension Program
Resistant Hypertension Program

The Resistant Hypertension Program specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of patients with resistant or difficult to treat hypertension.

Vascular Access Program (Interventional Nephrology)
Vascular Access Program (Interventional Nephrology)

This clinic offers complete evaluation and consultation for hemodialysis patients with complicated hemodialysis vascular access problems.


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American Association of Kidney Patients

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) is a national non-profit organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients. The organization strives to educate and improve the health and well-being of chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, those on hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and transplant recipients.

American Urological Association

The American Urological Association (AUA), founded in 1902, is the premier professional association for the advancement of urologic patient care, and works to ensure that its more than 16,000 members are current on the latest research and practices in urology.

Center for Renal Education

The Center provides a support service for Chronic Kidney Disease patients and their families

Dialysis Units in the USA

Contains a comprehensive databases of dialysis units across the USA.

High Blood Pressure Network (Lifeclinic)

Lifeclinic serves to facilitate the paradigm shift from medical treatment to prevention and lower-cost management of chronic diseases, and to promote healthier lifestyles and longer life for all people.

International Society of Nephrology (ISN)

The International Society of Nephrology represents a wide international network dedicated to addressing the disparity between the developing and developed worlds in the research, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of kidney disease.

Interstitial Cystitis Association

The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is the only non-profit health association dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare and lives of people living with interstitial cystitis (IC).

National Association for Continence

National Association For Continence is a national, private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and related pelvic floor disorders.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducts and supports clinical research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.

National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease, and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Omics Genome Gateway

The Omics Genome Gateway provides links to genome-related information and resources.

Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation

The OHF is the only organization in the world dedicated to improving the care and treatment and finding a cure for Oxalosis, PH and related stone diseases.

Partners Healthcare System Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The Partners Human Research Committee (PHRC) is the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Partners Research Management. The PHRC must approve all human-subject research conducted by a Partners-affiliated investigator.

Polycystic Kidney Research Foundation

The PKD Foundation is the only organization, worldwide, dedicated to fighting polycystic kidney disease (PKD). The mission of the PKD Foundation is to: Promote programs of research, advocacy, education, support and awareness in order to discover treatments and a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease and improve the lives of all it affects.

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

The American Society of Nephrology funds research, informs policymakers across the country, convenes world-renowned meetings, and generates educational tools that enable nephrologists to be most effective.

The NephCure Foundation

The NephCure Foundation is committed to seeking a cause and cure for Nephrotic Syndrome and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). The Foundation also offers the public education information on Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS.

The Nephron Information Center

The primary focus of The Nephron Information Center is to support the generation and dissemination of valid health information relevant to the kidney community as well as to the public.

TheKidney.com

This site serves as an educational resource for patients with kidney diseases. Issues related to the diseases of the kidneys and hypertension are discussed.

United Network for Organ Sharing

Located in Richmond, Virginia, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is a non-profit, scientific and educational organization that administers the nation's only Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), established by the U.S. Congress in 1984.

Urological Sciences Research Foundation (USRF)

The primary mission of the USRF is to help advance the understanding of common urologic problems, increase the range of effective treatments for such conditions, and inform the medical and lay public of these problems and treatments.