The Nephrology team at UConn Health evaluates and treats patients with acute and chronic kidney diseases, including disorders of fluid and electrolytes, diabetic kidney disease, glomerular disease, kidney stone disease, genetic kidney disease, and kidney disease during pregnancy. Our specialists also have expertise in treating difficult-to-manage and complicated hypertension.
Areas of Care
High Performing Hospital - Kidney Failure
UConn John Dempsey Hospital has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2021-22 rankings as a high-performing hospital for kidney failure. The score is based on data on patient survival, volume, and more. John Dempsey received the highest score for survival rate, which is significantly better than the national average.
New Outpatient Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Clinic Improving the Patient Experience
UConn Health is now home to an Outpatient Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) Clinic. This new service will allow patients in need to have same-day outpatient plasmapheresis treatment thus avoiding a lengthy inpatient hospital stay.