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The physicians of UF Health Nephrology in Jacksonville specialize in the diagnosis and therapy of kidney diseases. They are experts at preventing and delaying the onset of kidney failure and provide a wide range of expertise for patients who require dialysis therapy. The team provides patients with comprehensive and individualized care focused on controlling symptoms and disease treatment.

Nephrology: Our expertise

UF Health Nephrology Jacksonville offers evaluation of all forms of acute and chronic kidney-related conditions, including:

Additionally, the division offers outpatient evaluations of the following conditions:

  • Anemia requiring erythropoietin therapy
  • Difficult-to-control hypertension
  • Hematuria
  • Kidney stones
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Other kidney-related medical conditions

Kidney disease: Diagnosis

During a diagnostic kidney biopsy, a small piece of the kidney — about one-half of an inch in length and the diameter of a pencil lead — is obtained using a specially designed needle guided by ultrasound. It takes about 25 minutes to set up for the biopsy and less than five minutes to do the procedure.

Dialysis treatments

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High Performing in Kidney Failure Care

In 2023, U.S. News & World Report recognized UF Health in Jacksonville as high performing in the care of patients with kidney failure.

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