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, 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

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

  • Kidney disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Kidney stones

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 Clinic at Akron General

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.

Staff Appointments

Appointments

Nephrology
Cleveland Clinic Akron General
1 Akron General Ave.
Akron, OH 44307
330.344.6072