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Experienced nephrologists, extraordinary care
At Cohen Children's, our Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program offers exceptional, seamless care for our young patients, including those with complex anatomy and high immunologic risk. 
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What we do

The Division of Nephrology at Cohen Children’s Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top programs in the country. We provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for children with kidney diseases from birth through early adulthood. Our specialists empathize with younger patients and understand the difficulties they are going through. It is our goal to provide your child with the best, most compassionate care possible. We treat the full spectrum of diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract—from congenital abnormalities to end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis and or transplantation. Our team has expertise in the evaluation and treatment of patients with:

  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Polycystic kidney disease,
  • Urolithiasis
  • Congenital malformations of the kidney
  • A wide range of other glomerular diseases

We are able to seamlessly provide care to our patients throughout the course of their illness, including those who require dialysis and kidney transplantation. Members of the division are active in a multitude of clinical trials and registries, and we are published in many topics related to the care of our patients.

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Nationally recognized for extraordinary care

We’ve once again been ranked among the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for superior pediatric care. Cohen Children’s Medical Center is proud to be nationally recognized in seven other specialties.

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Zara's story

Born with chronic kidney disease, Zara required dialysis every day for two years. Once a donor kidney match was found, the nationally recognized experts at Cohen Children’s Medical Center performed a successful transplant. Now, Zara is a healthy, happy 2-year-old who loves to dance.

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