Nephrology

2013-2014 USNWR Nephrology

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is ranked among the nation's best hospitals for nephrology by U.S. News & World Report

The Nephrology Section of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a world leader in cutting-edge research on inherited kidney diseases.  Part of the Department of Internal Medicine, The Nephrology Section has a faculty with internationally renowned expertise and provides highly specialized care for patients with high blood pressure, chronic kidney failure, and end-stage renal disease. In addition to caring for the hundreds of patients who have transplant procedures each year, the Nephrology Section offers patients options in types of outpatient dialysis at free-standing centers conveniently located throughout the region.

The Nephrology Section staff, faculty and physicians pride themselves on a sincere focus on patient care.  During office hours, Monday through Friday, patients and referring physicians speak directly with staff when they call.  Messages for physicians are relayed by the nursing staff immediately, and patients and physicians receive return phone calls within the same day.

The section is a world leader in research on peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, hypertension, and on the genetics of kidney disease, and have a patient-centered approach to research topics and projects. Clinical problems and issues are prime foci for research, and this dedication to applied research has made the Section of Nephrology  a leader in NIH sponsored clinical trials on dialysis, kidney failure, and has allowed the physicians to make significant contributions to advancements in the treatment of kidney disease.

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Nephrology

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Hours
8 am to 5 pm, Mon - Fri
7th Floor
Janeway Clinical Sciences Tower
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Kidney Disease Research and Treatment

Kidney Disease Research and Treatment

In July 2012, Wake Forest Baptist’s overall kidney disease effort received the highest ranking ever of any Medical Center specialty disease area – 12th in the nation – by US News & World Report. Watch a VIDEO highlighting the great work being done by our team.

Last Updated: 01-14-2014
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