Our providers offer complete diagnosis and long-term management of kidney diseases and hypertension. Evaluations and treatments are provided for renal insufficiency, polycystic disease, diabetes-related problems, hypertension, bone and mineral metabolite (kidney stone), osteoporosis, and renal-transplant recipients. Nephrology dialysis services include acute dialysis, chronic dialysis, home dialysis and therapeutic apheresis.
The Kidney Center at Hennepin Healthcare provides specialized care and treatment for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and related health issues. Having our kidney care services integrated provides continuity and community to our patients who are faced with chronic kidney disease. The comprehensive kidney team works together with patients to form care partnerships that lead to great outcomes.
Hennepin Healthcare was the first to bring dialysis to the midwest and performed the first kidney transplant in the upper Midwest in Feb., 1963. Hennepin Healthcare is known worldwide for the pioneering work that was done in dialysis and kidney transplantation.