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Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

The Saint Louis University Division of Nephrology offers comprehensive care for patients with acute and chronic disorders of the kidney and urinary tract.

Group photo outside of 2019 Nephrology Department

Our clinical services include inpatient and outpatient hemodialysis, critical care nephrology, continuous renal replacement therapies, peritoneal dialysis, renal transplantation, renal biopsy and imaging, interventional nephrology and advanced hypertension care. Since our inception, our goal has been focused on building a world class comprehensive training program.

Our program has been continuously accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for more than 25 years and we have graduated nearly 100 fellows.

Many of our fellows have gone on to successful careers, either in academic medicine or as clinical nephrologists. We offer robust inpatient and outpatient rotations, focused on all forms of renal replacement therapy (hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapies, peritoneal dialysis and home therapies), renal transplantation, interventional nephrology, advanced hypertension diagnosis and management, and a wide range of general nephrology problems (glomerular disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, acute and chronic kidney disease).