Medical Specialist: Pediatric Nephrology
Pediatric nephrologists specialize in the treatment of children and teens with kidney, urinary-tract or bladder disorders. After completing med...

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Medical Specialist: Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric nephrologists specialize in the treatment of children and teens with kidney, urinary-tract or bladder disorders. After completing medical school, the physician receives at least three more years of training in a pediatric residency, followed by an additional three or more years of training as a pediatric nephrology fellow. Pediatric nephrologists provide expert care and management for pediatric patients with:

Associated Diseases

  • Diabetes
  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Incontinence
  • High blood pressure
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Kidney infections
  • Kidney stones

Reference:

American Academy of Pediatrics 2003.

Written by: JC Jones MA, RN
Last Updated: February 20, 2008
Published By: Healthline Networks Inc.
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