The Glomerular/Renal Parenchymal Disease Clinic in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Mayo Clinic Rochester provides comprehensive care for patients suffering from disorders that affect the glomeruli (glomerulonephritis and glomerular diseases). Nephrologists, hypertension specialists and pathologists work together in the diagnosis and treatment of these patients.
Each patient is evaluated using state-of-the-art diagnostic testing techniques in renal imaging and function. Physicians within the Glomerular/Renal Parenchymal Disease Clinic work closely with local physicians in coordinating treatment and follow-up care.
Clinical studies are also an important aspect of the Glomerular/Renal Parenchymal Disease Clinic. Through its link to the Mayo Nephrology Collaborative Group, the clinic offers patients the opportunity to participate in clinical trials when appropriate.
Comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment including:
Assessment and treatment for glomerular diseases:
Other options for patients with glomerular disease:
The Glomerular/Renal Parenchymal Disease Clinic participates in a variety of innovative research activities. Current research initiatives include:
Learn more about Mayo Clinic nephrologists and hypertension specialists research publications in PubMed.
For appointments, contact Mayo Clinic on Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 507-284-9991.
Patients being seen within the Glomerular/Renal Parenchymal Disease Clinic are typically seen by multiple specialists in glomerular diseases. The specific specialists involved and the type of evaluation being done will depend upon the problem that the patient is experiencing. Patients usually are seen primarily by a nephrologist who then coordinates patient care and referrals to other members of the Glomerular/Renal Parenchymal Disease Clinic.
Clinic personnel work with patients to schedule appointments that will meet their medical and travel needs. Appointments can usually be scheduled within two weeks of the initial request.
Fernando Cosio, M.D.
John J. Dillon, M.D.
Stephen B. Erickson, M.D.
Fernando Fervenza, M.D., Ph.D.
Vesna Garovic, M.D.
Eddie L. Greene, M.D.
Marie C. Hogan, M.D., Ph.D.
Nelson Leung, M.D.
James T. McCarthy, M.D.
For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.
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