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Programs and research
A team approach to kidney care
UW Health Kids offers specialty clinics to manage conditions affecting your child’s kidneys. Within these clinics, experts come together to care for your child.
Specialty clinics to ensure the best care for your child's condition
Our specialty clinics include:
UW Health Kids Bone and Mineral Metabolism Clinic
UW Health Kids Dialysis Clinic
UW Health Kids Hypertension Clinic
UW Health Kids Kidney Stone Clinic
UW Health Kids Metabolic Syndrome Clinic
One-stop care for kidney stones
We offer a coordinated approach to kidney stone care. At our UW Health Kids Kidney Stone Clinic, your child will meet with their entire care team at one appointment.
Conditions and treatments
Conditions affecting the kidneys
Healthy kidneys filter waste and water from the blood to create urine. If kidneys are damaged, they can’t work correctly. Over time, this can lead to kidney disease.
Children can be born with a kidney condition or develop one as they age.
Experience with a wide range of conditions
Some kidney conditions, such as kidney stones and urinary tract infections, are common and easily treatable. Others are rare or more complex to treat.
UW Health Kids kidney specialists evaluate and treat a wide range of conditions, including:
Acute kidney failure (renal failure)
Bone problems related to kidney disorders
Calcium disorders and renal bone disease
Congenital kidney abnormalities
Cystic kidney disease
High blood pressure (hypertension)
Inflammatory conditions of the kidney
Pediatric metabolic syndrome
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
Solutions for your child's condition
We work closely with other UW Health Kids providers to diagnose and treat your child’s kidney condition. Our treatment plans are designed together with you and your child’s primary care physician.
Diagnostic kidney biopsy
Management of calcium disorders and renal bone disease
Medical and surgical treatment for kidney stones
Pediatric kidney transplant
Pediatric peritoneal dialysis
Convenient locations for care and follow-up
Our UW Health Kids nephrology team offers specialized clinics within American Family Children’s Hospital. We also see patients at our general pediatric nephrology clinics in Green Bay, Oshkosh and La Crosse.
Experts focused on the health of your child
UW Health Kids nephrologists care for common and complex kidney conditions affecting children.