Mayo Clinic in Arizona is ranked among the Best Hospitals for kidney disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Experts in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Mayo Clinic in Arizona provide the most advanced, innovative diagnostic and treatment techniques for all types of kidney disease and high blood pressure (hypertension).
Whether your disease is rare or common, the Mayo Clinic nephrology and hypertension team combines different areas of expertise, partnering with referring physicians to customize your care.
The mission of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension is to:
Highly skilled doctors and surgeons in the Transplant Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona performed more than 200 pancreas transplants since the program opened in 2003 — the highest number of simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplants annually in Arizona.
Having kidney and pancreas transplants at the same time benefits people with Type 1 diabetes whose kidneys have failed and who require dialysis. A pancreas transplant is sometimes performed following a successful kidney transplant.
Melissa Blevins, administrator for the Transplant Center and Living Donor Programs at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona, knew that one day she'd be an organ donor. Her epiphany occurred 15 years ago. She was working as nurse transplant coordinator and, ...