Patient Care

Founded in 1963, the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Mayo Clinic is one of the world's largest groups of clinical kidney specialists (nephrologists). Each year Mayo provides care for more than 4,000 patients with a variety of kidney diseases. Nephrology and hypertension care is available at all three Mayo Clinic campuses.

Patients who choose Mayo Clinic have access to specialty clinics where staff members are organized by their focused areas of interest to provide the most current and specialized patient care coupled with research opportunities.

In addition to physicians and research scientists, Mayo Clinic's integrated team of nephrologists includes physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, patient care and dialysis technicians, renal dietitians, and social workers.

Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary, collaborative approach means that patients receive world-class care and access to cutting-edge research from experts in areas including:

  • Biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Cardiovascular medicine
  • Geriatric medicine and gerontology
  • Endocrinology, diabetes, metabolism and nutrition
  • Health sciences research
  • Hematology
  • Laboratory medicine and pathology
  • Molecular pharmacology and experimental therapeutics
  • Nephrology and hypertension
  • Pediatrics
  • Physiology and biomedical engineering
  • Pulmonary and critical care medicine
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Radiology
  • Surgery

To learn more about clinical services, visit the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Mayo Clinic.