Kidney & Hypertension Clinics in Washington DC
General Nephrology clinic: Because Kidney Disease rarely begins or ends with concern about the kidneys alone, patients are treated here by a team of doctors trained to evaluate their diet and metabolism, digestive system, heart and circulatory system, and more. A state-of-the-art electronic medical record system permits real-time access to lab test results, imaging studies like X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans, plus consult notes from the team of treating specialists.
Kidney Protection clinic: This unique clinic is devoted to the prevention of Kidney Disease in patients with Diabetes and other conditions which put them at higher risk of developing kidney problems. Patients receive not only recommended care; they have access to novel therapies through participation in ongoing research projects.
Pre-ESRD clinic: Patients approaching end-stage renal disease are offered dietary and psychosocial support to equip them to live with kidney failure. The program is geared to equip patients for informed decisions about pre-dialysis vascular surgery treatment options and kidney transplant.
Hypertension Clinic: This program is dedicated to the management of difficult to treat hypertension, secondary hypertension, and hypertension with no obvious underlying cause. Specialists in kidney, heart and metabolic disorders work alongside radiologists to care for the patient. Here, patients can be helped with daily, out-patient blood pressure monitoring to help confirm a diagnosis or hone care.
Stone Clinic: Urologists and radiologists work collaboratively in this clinic to identify and manage patients at elevated risk of kidney stone disease.
Transplant clinic: This program follows and supports patients through kidney transplantation and beyond.
Intervention Nephrology: Currently delivered through GW Radiology Services.