A nephrologist is a physician who has been educated and trained in kidney diseases, kidney transplantation and dialysis therapy. Nephrology is classified as an internal medicine subspecialty.
Kidneys are a fist-sized, bean-shaped pair of organs located near the lower back that remove waste products and excess fluids from the bloodstream. This waste is secreted as urine and drains into the bladder.
Why you may be referred to a nephrologist for:
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