UAB Medicine

Nephrology - Overview

The Division of Nephrology at UAB is home to a multi-disciplinary team that provides state-of-the-art clinical care, research, teaching, and disease management for patients with diverse types of kidney disease.

The Division treats:

  • adrenal cystic disease
  • end-stage renal (kidney) disease
  • acute or chronic renal (kidney) failure
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • hypo- or hyperkalemia
  • hyponatremia (electrolyte imbalance)
  • acid-base disturbances
  • severe hypertension
  • kidney stones