UnityPoint Clinic Kenyon Road - Nephrology
A Trinity Regional Medical Center Rural Health Clinic
Nephrology is the branch of medical science concerned with medical diseases of the kidneys.
A person is usually born with two kidneys. You can live with the normal function of one kidney but when both kidneys function is lost then a patient must start dialysis. Dialysis is a method of artificial kidney function This process removes waste from your body system with the assistance of a machine.
Diseases that affect the kidneys are diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and some hereditary diseases. Nephrologists are doctors that make the health and well-being of patients better by finding and caring for problems that affect the kidneys function.
UnityPoint Clinic Kenyon Road - Nephrology offers specialized treatment for the following:
- Chronic Kidney Disease
Before Your Appointment
To each appointment, please bring your insurance cards, medication list, co-pays and any additional important information.