Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

The division provides education, patient care and research in all aspects of the  pathogenesis and treatment of renal disease and hypertension.

The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension employs 19 full-time faculty. Consultation services are maintained at the University of Utah Health and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, which provide exposure to:

  • General nephrology
  • Hypertension
  • Renal transplantation, including combined pancreas and renal transplants
  • Dialysis (all modes):
    • Dialysis units are located at University of Utah Health, Veterans Administration Medical Center, and several satellite locations throughout the Mountain West.

Latest News

The Alport Syndrome Clinic
education
Feb 05, 2021

The Alport Syndrome Clinic

Alport Syndrome is the second most common cause of inherited kidney disease and can cause significant damage and kidney failure by the age of 40. It affects both males and females of all ages although it does tend to affect men more severally than women. The Alport Syndrome kidney clinic at the University of Utah Health, which has been providing care for 160 families with Alport syndrome over the last 30 years, is committed to providing excellent, comprehensive clinical care to patients with Alport syndrome.... Read More

Internal Medicine
recognition
Jun 29, 2020

Dr. Nirupama Ramkumar and Dr. Brandi Wynne Invited to Join the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiology

The Department of Internal Medicine congratulates Dr. Nirupama Ramkumar, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology at the U of U health and Dr. Brandi Wynne, PhD, FAHA, Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology at the U of U health, on being invited to join the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiology.... Read More

Internal Medicine

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