Overview

Overview

For individuals with kidney disease and hypertension, having access to the best treatment and specialists, coupled with close monitoring, is imperative.

Akron General offers experienced nephrologists who specialize in the treatment of kidney diseases and glomerulonephritis (GN), hypertension, chronic kidney disease and kidney stones. Read on for more information on our nephrology services, including treatment options and how to find a nephrologist.

Services

Services

What We Treat

Nephrologists at Akron General are available for consultation and analysis of patients with the following:

Treatment Options

Akron General nephrologists also provide medical care after kidney transplantation.

Treatment options include:

  • Medications
  • Treatment to slow the progression of chronic kidney disease
  • Dialysis treatment for patients with kidney failure
  • Kidney biopsy for diagnostic purposes
  • Plasmapheresis treatments (for certain hematologic disorders and other diseases such as Guillain-Barre, multiple sclerosis and severe rheumatoid arthritis)

Kidney Transplant Evaluation

Potential kidney transplant patients will be able to have their initial evaluation close to home at our Transplant Evaluation Clinic, located on Akron General’s main campus in the Ambulatory Care Center Building. If you are a candidate for kidney transplantation, our team will work to schedule your surgery at Cleveland Clinic.

For more information about the kidney transplant evaluation process at Akron General, please call 330.344.5369.

Our Nephrologists Appointments & Location

Appointments & Location

If you would like to make an appointment with one of our nephrology specialists, please call 330.436.3150

Our Location

Our nephrology office is located at Akron General's main hospital:

Cleveland Clinic Akron General
1 Akron General Ave.
Akron, OH 44307