Pediatric nephrology evaluates infants, children and adolescents with diverse disorders of the urinary tract, including hematuria, proteinuria, nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, hypertension, acute and chronic renal failure. Our experts collaborate closely with pediatric urologists in the care of patients with urinary tract infections and kidney stones.
Albany Medical Center offers the only Pediatric Dialysis Unit in the Capital Region. Three pediatric dialysis nurses, a social worker and a renal dietitian care for children with end-stage renal disease, under the direction of the pediatric nephrologists. The pediatric dialysis team is well versed in all dialysis modalities, including hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis in infants.