The physicians of North Texas Nephrology Associates provide for all aspects of the prevention and treatment of kidney disease, including:

  • Consultations for chronic kidney disease
  • Evaluation and treatment of acute kidney failure
  • Evaluation of proteinuria (protein in the urine) and hematuria (blood in the urine)
  • Outpatient and inpatient dialysis supervision and management
  • Peritoneal dialysis training and support
  • Home hemodialysis training and support
  • Evaluation and preparation of patients for kidney transplants
  • Provision of follow-up treatment for patients with kidney transplants
  • Medical management and prevention of kidney stones
  • Provision of nutritional information for patients with kidney disease
  • Treatment of severe or complicated hypertension
  • Management of diabetic nephropathy
  • Management of polycystic kidney disease
  • Evaluation and management of glomerulonephritides (including lupus, FSGS, Membranous, MPGN, IgA)
  • Treatment of fluid overload, edema, and swelling
  • Evaluation and management of disorders of blood chemistries (sodium, potassium, acid-base disorders)
  • Evaluation of abnormal calcium metabolism
  • Evaluation of metabolic bone disorders
  • Anemia management, including injections of erythrocyte stimulatory agents (Procrit and Aranesp)
  • Intravenous iron infusions
  • Fabryzyme infusion management (for Fabry‚Äôs disease)
  • Treatment of high-risk obstetric patients with renal disease
  • Native and transplant kidney biopsies
  • Placement of temporary dialysis catheters
  • Supervision of inpatient plasmapheresis