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Pediatric Kidney Disorders

US News 2015 Nephrology "As parents, we're more comfortable
understanding how the decision
for our son are being made,
and being included throughout the process
truly exemplifies family-centered care."
- Jennifer Howard, parent of nephrology patient

The Pediatric Nephrology Program at Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, N.C. offers a comprehensive approach to the care of children with kidney problems on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Since the hospital opened in late 2007, our pediatric nephrology team has grown to include five physicians, as well as highly-skilled nurses and staff specializing in nephrology, dialysis and transplant.

Why Choose Pediatric Nephrology at Levine?

  • Levine has ranked in the Top 50 "Best Children's Hospitals" in the nation by U.S. News & World Report  for kidney disorders
  • A board-certified pediatric nephrologist is available 24 hours a day to provide inpatient consultation and care
  • Pediatric nephrology outpatient care is available at many of our Levine Children's Specialty Centers including Charlotte, Gastonia, and Hickory
  • Only in-hospital pediatric dialysis unit in the Carolinas and we offer both inpatient and outpatient services

Conditions Diagnosed and Treated by Levine Pediatric Nephrologists

  • Acid-base and electrolyte disorders
  • Acute and chronic renal failure
  • Autoimmune disorders (SLE, vasculitis)
  • Cystic kidney disease
  • Disorders of calcium and phosphorus
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Genetic renal disorders
  • Glomerular diseases
  • Hematuria
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Metabolic bone disease
  • Nephritis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Osteoporosis in children
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal calculi
  • Renal diseases
  • Renal tubulopathies
  • Tubular disorders
  • Urinary tract infections

Learn more about Pediatric Nephrology at Levine Children's Hospital.

To schedule an appointment with one of our pediatric nephrology specialists at the Levine Children's Specialty Centers you will need a referral from your pediatrician or family doctor. Download a referral form (PDF) and have your child's doctor fax it to us at 704-381-8801 or call the Children's Specialty Center directly at 704-381-8800 to make an appointment.

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