Areas of Expertise
Atlanta’s Best Kidney Care
Georgia Nephrology is recognized to be one of the finest Nephrology practices in the United States. We maintain this level of expertise and service through the many kidney care services we provide our patients. From dialysis and kidney stone management to transplant care and infusion therapy, our broad range of treatments sets us apart as the leader in kidney care.
Kidney Stone Management
We offer thorough diagnostic services and a complete range of medical and surgical treatment options. By developing personalized plans for patients, we have achieved a very high success rate at preventing kidney stones. We also provide the latest approaches to stone and kidney treatment, including minimally invasive and noninvasive surgery as well as shock wave and laser lithotripsy–using sound waves to crush stones.
We offer the full spectrum of outpatient and inpatient dialysis services, including the following:
- Peritoneal dialysis: chronic ambulatory and cycler-based
- Continuous veno-venous hemofiltration and hemodiafiltration
- Charcoal hemoperfusion
- Slow continuous ultrafiltration
- In-center outpatient hemodialysis
- Home dialysis (peritoneal and hemodialysis) is offered through the home dialysis unit based on campus
Treatment of Acute Renal Failure
Our staff includes several kidney experts with expertise in the evaluation and monitoring of acute renal failure. Our program also offers advanced therapeutic options and conducts ongoing studies in this area.
Comprehensive Care for Immunological Kidney Diseases
We have top kidney experts specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus and primary glomerular diseases. Active studies are under way to evaluate new therapies for these diseases.
Evaluation of Kidney Function
The laboratories offer glomerular filtration rate testing, evaluation of urinary protein and albumin excretion, and other proven techniques. Specialized testing is available for more in-depth testing of kidney function.
Evaluation and Treatment of Hypertension
We offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of complicated hypertension. We work in conjunction with a highly specialized team of cardiac specialists to help patients gain control over their hypertension.