The section of nephrology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center offers consultation and management of patients with acute or chronic renal disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders and hypertension and also specializes in the pre-operative evaluation and post-operative management of patients receiving kidney transplants. Inpatient and outpatient dialysis, a program that promotes self-dialysis (continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis), alternative renal replacement therapies such as continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration (CAVH), and hemoperfusion or hemodialysis for removal of toxic overdoses are all available.

Kidney Conditions Treated

  • Acute or chronic renal disease
  • Alternative renal replacement therapies
  • Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
  • Fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemoperfusion
  • Hypertension
  • Inpatient and outpatient dialysis
  • Kidney transplant evaluation and management

Awards and Recognitions

  • US News and World Report Best Hospitals 2013-2104, High-Performing for Nephrology

Location Information

To find a kidney specialist, call 844-333-DOCS (3627)

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street, NW, 2A-66
Washington, DC 20010

Kidney Specialist