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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.

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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.

High Performing Hospital - Kidney Failure by U.S. News and World Report

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Convenient & Close to Home

Nephrology services are available at two locations in Connecticut. The Division of Nephrology is located in the Main Building on our Farmington campus, and we have a satellite office conveniently located in East Hartford.

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Michael Morelli, RN, with patient Leah Bergeron, the first patient to undergo outpatient plasmapheresis at UConn Health

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.
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