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Tulane Lakeside Hospital
Tulane Medical Center

Kidney Care

Our Pediatric Nephrology program provides leading edge diagnosis and management for infants, children, and adolescents with all forms of congenital and acquired kidney disease, electrolyte disorders, and hypertension. Our team includes clinic, transplant and dialysis nurses, dietitians, nephrology physicians, and social workers. Our support and follow-up services include education and counseling for patients and their families, to insure the best possible treatment and comprehensive care available.

Services and Treatments

  • Kidney transplantation
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hematuria (blood in the urine)
  • Proteinuria (protein in the urine)
  • Kidney and urinary tract inflammation or infection
  • Renal failure
  • Hypertension
  • Congenital kidney and urinary tract malformations
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Kidney stones
  • Cystic kidney diseases
  • Ultrasound
  • CT scans
  • MRI
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Genetic counseling

Pediatric Kidney Care

  • Samir El-Dahr, MD
  • Ihor Yosypiv, MD