The Nephrology Division strives to create a milieu in which the highest quality clinical care is delivered in an academic setting of superb clinical teaching and excellent clinical and translational basic research.

doctor_with_patient The Nephrology Division is comprised of 10 full-time nephrologists and 2 part-time nephrologists, all of whom hold Wayne State University appointments and are actively involved in medical education. Together they provide a full spectrum of care for patients with all types of kidney diseases. They have particular expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic and hypertensive kidney disease, lupus nephritis, polycystic kidney disease, and glomerular diseases.

Expertise is available in the treatment of disorders of fluid and electrolytes, i.e., disorders of sodium, potassium, calcium, and acidosis and alkalosis. Outpatient clinics provide a full spectrum of services for patients with chronic kidney disease and end stage kidney disease. We offer the full spectrum of acute and chronic therapies including hemodialysis, continuous ultra filtration, hemoperfusion, peritoneal dialysis, and transplantation.

Particular expertise is available for the treatment of acute renal failure, toxic kidney injury and kidney failure associated with malignancy.