Overview

The Section of Nephrology provides comprehensive care for people with kidney disease, blood pressure disorders, and disorders of bone and mineral metabolism.

We are ranked as one of the best nephrology programs in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. We are one of only two programs in Illinois named on the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation's list of qualified providers for PKD care.

World-Class Kidney Stone Program

The University of Chicago Kidney Stone Management Program is one of the world’s best. Led by an internationally respected kidney stone expert, the program is also one of the largest of its kind, presently caring for more than 3,500 patients.