Division of Nephrology

In the Division of Nephrology, we act in partnership with your family to treat your child with kidney disease. We offer support services that help him reach the best level of physical, social and emotional health possible, while living with what can be a chronic, life-changing disease.

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Why Choose Us?

The Division of Nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is among the largest of its kind in the world and is consistently ranked as one of the top programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The division is staffed by 20 attending physicians and pediatric nephrology fellows who collaborate with support staff to treat children with all forms of kidney disease. We offer eight specialty clinical programs focused on conditions ranging from common to complex. Last year alone, our division had 6,600 outpatient visits and more than 3,000 inpatient encounters.

Our Team

Our physicians and staff are known for their ability to diagnose, treat and care for children with all forms of kidney disease. Your child's team will offer superb clinical care and an equal measure of understanding and compassion.


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