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Conditions & Treatments

Kidney Care services in New Jersey

Kidney and bladder conditions are common medical issues in the United States. The kidneys perform various functions for the body, and there are several conditions that can interfere with these organs and cause complications.

What do the kidneys do?

Your kidneys are responsible for sorting waste products and balancing chemicals in the body. Every day, quarts of blood are filtered in the kidneys to remove urine and transfer it to the bladder. Chemicals and nutrients your body needs, such as sodium and potassium, and kept in the blood and balanced by the kidneys to keep the body functioning at optimal efficiency.

Kidneys require pressure to do their job, and it is partially responsible for regulating blood pressure. The kidney can send signals to the body to increase or lower blood pressure as needed. Kidneys are also responsible for the production of erythropoietin, a protein that creates red blood cells.

Possible kidney complications

As seen above, the kidneys do a lot of important work for the body. Any sort of damage or infection to the kidneys could have a serious impact on your health. We are pleased to provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatments to keep kidneys healthy.

Kidney conditions we treat include, but are not limited to:

  • Blood in urine (hematuria)
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney stones
  • Lupus, Henoch-Schonlein Purpura HSP
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Protein in urine
  • Renal failure
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Our nephrologists use state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to find out what’s causing a patient’s kidney complications. We then guide patients through the road to recovery with a customized treatment plan. For some patients, a full kidney transplant may be necessary, but we take the time to explore all of your options before resorting to open surgery.

Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus
600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
(732) 363-1900
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-5000
Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-5200
Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Drive
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 450-2000
Community Medical Center
99 Highway 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 557-8000
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
Jersey City Medical Center
355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-2000
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH
200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
RWJ University Hospital Rahway
865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 381-4200
RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-2200
RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-7900
RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7250

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