News & Events

Kidney

Filter by:

For Health Professionals

Children’s Physician Access is available 24/7 with a representative on the line throughout the call to assist with referrals, consultations and admissions and to provide general information.

Locations and Contact Us

Visiting us? Get all the information you need to get to our locations and contact us.

Resources

We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

What to Expect

If your child has a scheduled appointment, be sure to bring the following:

Urinary Tract Stones

Urinary tract stones, which often are referred to as "kidney stones," are small, hard stones that can form in the kidneys, ureter, bladder, or urethra. These stones are relatively common in adults but are rare in children. When they occur in children, they may be caused by an underlying metabolic problem or an anatomical abnormality (such as a reconstructed urinary tract or a surgically augmented bladder.)

mighty.nicu.sam

Born prematurely, Sam defies odds to go home

Young Sam has been through a multitude of challenges and undergone more surgeries and procedures than most people do in their entire life.

Meet the team

Our nephrology program is led by knowledgeable pediatric physicians who are specialists in all things kidney.

Conditions and Services

Our nephrology program offers consultation on and management of a wide range of kidney diseases in children, including:

Nephrology Program

Kidneys are immensely important organs. They clean waste from the body, make urine, control blood pressure, help the body produce red blood cells and much more.