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The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Nephrology is located on the hospital's main campus. We treat more than 6,200 patients per year in our ambulatory clinic through the services listed below.
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.
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.
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.
The Hemodialysis unit consists of 11 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.
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.
The Division of Nephrology and the Vascular Center offer consultation, diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases and hypertension on an appointment basis at Mass General West.
The Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital specializes in the diagnosis and management of cystic kidney diseases.
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.
The Resistant Hypertension Program specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of patients with resistant or difficult to treat hypertension.
This clinic offers complete evaluation and consultation for hemodialysis patients with complicated hemodialysis vascular access problems.
The Vasculitis and Glomerulonephritis Center at Massachusetts General Hospital conducts leading-edge research and provides specialty care for patients with vasculitis, glomerulonephritis and related conditions.