Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic nephrology and hypertension experts provide comprehensive care for more than 21,000 people with chronic kidney disease each year.

  • Teamwork. Mayo Clinic nephrologists and hypertension specialists work closely with other specialists, including cardiologists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, nurses, educators and dietitians to diagnose and treat people with chronic kidney disease.
  • The latest techniques and technology. Mayo Clinic doctors use cutting-edge techniques in kidney transplantation. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers are also exploring the role regenerative medicine may play as a therapy for chronic kidney disease.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors are nationally recognized experts in the treatment of polycystic kidney disease, complex glomerular disease and regenerative medicine, and renal artery disease.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has been recognized as the best Nephrology hospital in the nation for 2016-2017 by U.S. News & World Report.

Aug. 09, 2016
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