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WCHOB Outpatient Clinics
Renal Clinic
140 Hodge Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222

  • (716) 878-7275
  • (716) 888-3801 Fax
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  • Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
    Dialysis Unit
    219 Bryant Street
    Buffalo, NY 14222

    • (716) 878-7298
    • (716) 878-7987 Fax
    • Mon, Wed, Fri
    • 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
    • Tues, Thurs
    • 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Nephrology

The Division of Nephrology at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo is part of UBMD Pediatrics and affiliated with the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

The Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Kidney Center was established

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in 1983. Its primary objective is to provide comprehensive care to all infants, children and adolescents with kidney disease who live in Western New York and Northern Pennsylvania.

A qualified and diverse staff provides comprehensive care to infants, children and adolescents with kidney disease who live in Western New York and Northern Pennsylvania through the Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Kidney Center. Care is provided for:

  • Acute and chronic glomerular diseases such as IgA nephropathy, Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome, Henoch-Shonlein Purpura and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Cystic disease of the kidney
  • Continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT) for critically ill children 
  • Disorders of fluid and electrolyte homeostasis
  • End-stage renal disease care (ESRD), including hemodialysis in a facility that is limited to pediatric patients; peritoneal dialysis; home dialysis training and work-up for coordination of renal transplant referrals
  • Hematuria and/or proteinuria
  • Overdosages or intoxications requiring dialysis  
  • Hypertension
  • Renal tubular disease, such as renal tubular acidosis, Bartter syndrome and nephrogenic diabetes insupidus
  • Urinary tract infections; vesoureteral reflux; and other structural or congenital abnormalities of the urinary tract
  • Urolithiases

As a referral center for a large geographical area, all care is coordinated with the primary physician. The center also serves as a training program for medical students, residents and nephrology fellows.

Note to Patient Families: Please know that patient visitors in the Dialysis Unit are limited to parents and/or legal guardians for the privacy of all patients and their families.