Pediatric kidney care in Dallas, Texas
The pediatric nephrology team at Medical City Children’s Hospital offers specialized care for children with kidney disease. We deliver innovative treatment options for children, along with education to patients and families about kidney disorders. Our goal is to empower your family with nephrology resources as we provide your child with comprehensive kidney care.
To learn more about the pediatric kidney care services we offer, call the pediatric nephrology nurse practitioner at (972) 566-6585.
Kidney conditions treated at Medical City Children's Hospital
You can trust the kidney specialists at our hospital to give your child the individualized attention they need for a wide range of conditions. We offer advanced kidney care for conditions that include:
- Acute kidney failure
- Chronic kidney failure
- Congenital (present at birth) anomalies of the kidneys and urinary tract
- Hematuria and proteinuria
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)
- Kidney stones
- Metabolic bone disorders
- Nephrotic syndrome
- Polycystic kidney diseases
- Renal tubular acidosis
- Urinary tract infections
Pediatric nephrology services
We take a multi-faceted approach to your child's kidney care. This means that we not only focus on getting your child healthy, but we also offer supplemental resources like child life specialists to help your child adapt to the hospital experience.
The board-certified pediatric nephrologists at our hospital are available 24/7 and communicate regularly with your child’s primary care physician. Additionally, if your child needs to stay overnight for treatment, we offer in-room sleeping accommodations for parents.
Treatments we offer for kidney conditions
Our facility offers family-centered care in a child-friendly environment for children with kidney diseases. We provide them with the latest techniques in treatments, including:
- Acute and chronic peritoneal dialysis
- Acute hemodialysis
- Advanced approaches to glomerular diseases
- Continuous venovenous hemofiltration
- Kidney transplants
- Kidney biopsies
Pediatric kidney transplant services
We are the only hospital in North Texas at which a kidney recipient and donor are both treated in the same facility, which can be especially important for parents, family members, and friends who wish to donate.
We know the kidney transplant process can be overwhelming, and we are committed to offering compassionate care for your child. The pediatric kidney transplant team is here to walk with your child, from the initial evaluation to surgery recovery.
Learn more about pediatric kidney transplant services.
Prenatal kidney care
To help expectant parents, we offer prenatal counseling and testing for congenital kidney abnormalities. We also offer a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and staff with expertise in caring for the medical and emotional needs of patients and their families.
Nephrology at Medical City Healthcare
Nephrology is the branch of medicine that focuses on the kidneys. A nephrologist is able to evaluate proper kidney function, identify and treat kidney disease and care for patients with kidney cancer.Learn about Nephrology