Nephrology

Nationally recognized kidney program

The University of Kansas Hospital is nationally recognized as one of the leading kidney treatment and research centers in the country. Our physicians diagnose and treat patients with common kidney diseases and rare disorders. As an academic medical center, the hospital provides unique treatments and resources that may not be available elsewhere.


Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Our nephrology program ranks No. 35 among the nation's top 50 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2013-14. Rankings are based on measurable achievements in quality, patient safety, nursing excellence and other best patient care indicators. This is our fifth year to achieve the honor.

Dialysis Center

At our Dialysis Center, patients receive high-quality, compassionate care from a specialized team of physicians, registered nurses and support staff. The center’s dietitian and social workers provide education and support to help patients manage their conditions and maximize the quality of their lives. Dialysis is offered at two convenient locations, and many patients are able to perform dialysis at home.

Region’s leading kidney transplant team

The University of Kansas Hospital has the highest three-year success rate for kidney transplant survival among all transplanting centers in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa.

All of our physicians are faculty members at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. As experts in their field, they teach medical students, residents and laboratory professionals innovative approaches to diagnosing, preventing and treating kidney disease.

The Kidney Institute

The Kidney Institute is dedicated to research of polycystic kidney diseases, progressive renal diseases and disorders of kidney development and metabolism. Thirty-four scientists, plus more than 100 research associates, graduate students, fellows and support staff are directly associated with the Institute.

Location

4720 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, Kansas