Nephrology

us news high performing kidney failureWhether you have just been diagnosed with kidney problems or are starting dialysis, awaiting transplant, or receiving treatment following transplant, we are here to help you determine your options and provide the best possible treatment for your condition.

Approximately 20 million Americans will develop serious chronic kidney disease. Today, with ongoing advances in medical care and research, patients with kidney disease can frequently enjoy healthy and productive lives.

Our Team Approach to Kidney Care

At Cooper, we pride ourselves on our compassionate patient care and clinical excellence in the field of nephrology. Our board-certified nephrologists are educated and trained in diseases of the kidney. These physicians are at the forefront of patient care, new technology, and improvements in diagnostics to evaluate, diagnose, and treat each patient.

Our nephrologists work in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of specialists from Cooper, which may include physicians from other disciplines, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, health educators, and social services. This approach helps to ensure quality and uniformity of care, and that all of your needs are met.

Kidney Conditions We Treat

Our nephrology team manages patients with different types of acute and chronic kidney conditions often due to diabetes, hypertension, infections and hereditary illnesses. These include:

  • Kidney failure
  • Diabetic kidney disease
  • Chronic renal insufficiency
  • Hypertension-related kidney disease
  • Kidney stones
  • Hematuria (blood in urine)
  • Protenuria (protein in urine)
  • Glomerular disease
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Kidney and pancreas transplant management
  • Cystic kidney disease

How We Help Kidney Patients

Our kidney specialists provide a complete range of consultative, diagnostic and treatment services for our patients. Our goal is to provide patient-centered care that’s tailored to your individual needs.

The scope of this care may include:

  • Comprehensive renal function evaluation
  • Diet and fluid management
  • Medication
  • Dialysis: peritoneal and hemodialysis
  • Kidney transplant referral

Insurance Participation

We participate in all major insurance plans. Financial counselors are available in our offices to answer questions regarding insurance plans, general referrals or fees.

For an appointment with a Cooper nephrologist, please call 800.8.COOPER (800.826.6737).