What to Expect
As the largest pediatric nephrology and kidney transplant program in West Michigan, we provide a complete range of diagnosis and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with kidney and urinary tract disorders. Our nationally recognized team works with children on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. We also support patients with outpatient hemodialysis or in-home peritoneal dialysis and, if needed, kidney transplant. We have completed over 60 kidney transplants in children and young adults and provide comprehensive health care through a multidisciplinary team composed of board-certified nephrologists and surgeons, physician assistants, nephrology and dialysis nurses, transplant coordinators, a social worker, a renal dietitian, a pharmacist and child life specialists. We have been recognized for our steroid avoidance protocol in kidney transplant and transitional care to adult medicine.
Meet Our Team
Our nephrology team is committed to seeking out the best treatment plan for your child’s comfort and long-term good health. By working together with a focus on family-centered care, our experts can diagnose and plan for your child’s treatment using state-of-the-art technology and procedures. Your collaborative efforts in keeping us informed about your child’s history, past treatment and current condition helps us to coordinate together for optimal outcomes.
Preparing For Your First Visit
If your child has been referred to us, you will want to know what to expect. If you have any questions, please call 616.267.2400, and we will be happy to help you.
Bacteria from tainted food nearly killed two young sisters. A skilled medical team—and plenty of prayers—pulled them from the brink.