Nephrology

At Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, our nephrology specialists provide a full range of services, including the latest diagnostic procedures and treatments, to help patients prevent or delay kidney failure and live healthier lives while managing a kidney disorder. Our kidney doctors—known as nephrologists—work with other Mount Sinai Health System medical specialists to develop and provide the most effective treatment for your kidney disorder. We also offer access to clinical trials for promising new therapies.

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Nephrology is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top nephrology programs in the country.

We provide the following services to our patients:

  • Clinical expertise in resistant hypertension
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Kidney stone risk evaluation and prevention
  • Post-kidney transplantation care
  • Dialysis, both in-center and at home
  • Nephrology consultation and follow-up
  • Kidney disease management

Our nephrologists are faculty members of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. At the School, our doctors research all stages of kidney disease and explore new treatments and prevention. The School’s generous National Institutes of Health research budget supports nephrology studies for your benefit and educates doctors and staff through its nephrology training program—one of the largest in the country.

Conditions We Treat

We treat a wide variety of kidney disorders at Mount Sinai. Our nephrologists work closely to ensure that you receive the best possible care. 

We treat the following conditions:

  • Acute kidney Injury
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Congenital kidney diseases
  • Diabetic kidney disease
  • Dialysis, including home dialysis
  • Post-kidney transplant care
  • Edema or swelling
  • End-stage renal disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hematuria
  • High blood pressure
  • High potassium
  • Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia
  • Hyponatremia and hypernatremia
  • Hypomagnesemia
  • Kidney stone prevention
  • Lupus kidney diseases
  • Metabolic acidosis and alkalosis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Nephrotoxicity, or toxic injury of the kidneys
  • Preeclampsia and kidney disease in pregnancy
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal tubular acidosis
  • Kidney vasculitis