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The Division of Nephrology and the Mass General Vascular Center offer consultation, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases and hypertension on an appointment basis at MGH West, just off Route 128 in Waltham, MA, at the Winter Street exit.
State of the art imaging services are on site, including visceral arterial duplex ultrasonography to diagnose renovascular disease. Imaging studies can often be obtained at the time of the office visit eliminating the need for seperate imaging visits.
The location is particularly suited to patients with access to Route 128/Interstate 95 living outside Boston and in neighboring states of New Hampshire and Rhode Island, and Western Massachusetts. Access is easy and parking is always free.
The links below provide more information about the conditions and diseases that might be treated within this program.
Blood pressure, measured with a blood pressure cuff and stethoscope by a nurse or other health care provider, is the force of the blood pushing against the artery walls.
Renal vascular disease is the name given to a variety of complications that affect the arteries and veins of the kidneys.
MGH West Vascular Center
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