Nephrology specialists diagnose and treat kidney diseases, including care for patients undergoing dialysis and kidney transplant.
To find a kidney specialist, you can:
To find out if you need a referral from your personal physician to see a kidney specialist, see How to Get Specialty Care.
It's always a good idea to start with your primary care doctor (or personal physician) for initial diagnosis and treatment.
For information on health topics, see:
Diet, exercise, and a healthy weight are key to managing chronic kidney disease.