Pediatric Nephrology Program

Premier Pediatric Kidney Program
in the Country

As one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has the expertise and clinical capacity to treat children and young adults with kidney disease from across the Southeast and around the country. Our multidisciplinary approach has made our program one of the premier pediatric nephrology programs in the country.

Our dedicated team of surgeons and pediatric nephrologists are experienced in the medical and surgical management of children and adolescents with all types of kidney disease. We provide comprehensive care to for patients with acute as well as chronic kidney disorders, high blood pressure, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, and other conditions.

     
 
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    Grace and JuliaWhen local 5-year-old twin girls Grace and Julia contracted E.coli, Larry Greenbaum, M.D., could see that they were developing a severe complication that was threatening their kidneys.

    See the FOX 5 Atlanta story about how the team at Children’s helped the girls get back to being healthy kids.

 
     
NephrologyHighlights
  • We are recognized as one of the top pediatric nephrology programs by U.S.News & World Report
  • We have five full-time pediatric nephrologists, with more than 80 years of combined experience.
  • Our end-stage renal disease (ESRD) program offers lifesaving dialysis at one of only two hospitals offering pediatric dialysis in Georgia. 
  • We manage an average of 45 dialysis patients a month, one of the largest experiences in the country.
  • Since its inception in 1980, our kidney transplant program is one of only a few centers in the country to have performed more than 550 pediatric kidney transplants.

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