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Pediatric Nephrology in Asia

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Asia performing Pediatric Nephrology.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers world class and advanced facilities and services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and international patients. This 2000-bedded facility which is Halal and NABH certified, is one of India's top healthcare destination.

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Pediatric Nephrology is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Rambam Medical Center

Rambam Health Care Campus (RHCC) is located in Haifa, Israel's third largest metropolis. The campus is an extraordinary workplace combines 3 world-class facilities on one site:

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Pediatric Nephrology is available at Rambam Medical Center

Listed pediatrician:

Dr. Abraham Lorber, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiology

Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

A tertiary care hospital servicing local and international patients with modern facilities and over 110 consultants that cover a wide array of specialties.

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Pediatric Nephrology is available at Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

8 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Zuraidah Ibrahim

Paediatric Urology neonatal surgery

Dr. Vernon VV Lee

Ultrasound in Paediatric Screening & Diagnosis

Herzliya Medical Center

A private hospital located on the shorelines of Herzliya, just off Tel Aviv, offering healthcare services to both local and foreign patients. The hospital is affiliated with over 500 Israeli physicians, many of whom hold high level positions at public hospitals.

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Pediatric Nephrology is available at Herzliya Medical Center

14 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Avital Avraham

Pediatrics, Asthma

Dr. Bielik Ron

General Surgery, Pediatrics

Gleneagles Hospital

A 380 bed private hospital offering tertiary acute care services that cover a wide range of medical and surgical specialties.

Availability:

Pediatric Nephrology is available at Gleneagles Hospital

23 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Wong Keng Yean

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Ho Ching Lin

Glaucoma and General Ophthalmology

Mount Elizabeth Hospital

One of the largest private medical centers in Asia, with the highest number of private specialists including cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and neurologists, neurosurgeons and general surgeons.

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Pediatric Nephrology is available at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

20 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Wong Keng Yean

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Liew Woei Kang

Paediatric Rheumatology & Immunology

Raffles Hospital

A full service private hospital offering a comprehensive range of specialist services by a team of 200 physicians. 35-40% of the patients are foreigners, and there is a dedicated department for handling medical tourists.

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Pediatric Nephrology is available at Raffles Hospital

6 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Chu Hui Ping

Paediatric gastroenterology

Dr. Veronica Toh

Neonatal intensive care

Apollo Hospital Chennai

The Apollo Hospital Chennai is part of the Apollo Hospitals group. The hospital is JCI accredited and considered as one of the best hospitals in India.

Availability:

Pediatric Nephrology is available at Apollo Hospital Chennai

24 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Prasad Manne

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. C S Muthukumaran

Pediatric Cardiology

Hadassah University Medical Center

Hadassah medical institution includes two university hospitals in Jerusalem – on Mt. Scopus and in Ein Kerem. Both provide advanced tetriary healthcare services in all medical specialties.

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Pediatric Nephrology is available at Hadassah Hospital

37 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Dan Engelhard, MD

Head, Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Pediatric AIDS center

Prof. Isaiah D.Wexler, MD, Ph.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Metabolism and Feeding Disorders

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

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Pediatric Nephrology is available at Sheba Medical Center

33 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Anikster Yair

General Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Avigad Itamar

General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery

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About Pediatric Nephrology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is pediatric nephrology?

This is a subspecialty of medicine that deals with diseases and disorders affecting the kidney, bladder, and urinary tract.


What is a pediatric nephrologist?

This is a medical doctor who has specialized in diagnosing, treating and managing diseases and disorders of the kidney, urinary tract, and bladder. Children may be born with a kidney condition or they may acquire it through infection or disease.


Why see a pediatric nephrologist?

Pediatric nephrologists are specially trained in caring for children with kidney diseases and disorders. Children with kidney problems have unique medical needs and even as they grow up the pediatric nephrologists help them transition to urologists and nephrologists who care for adult patients.

Children express their feelings and concerns in their own way. They may find it difficult to answer medical questions and be uncooperative during medical examinations. Pediatric nephrologists know how to examine children without alarming them.

In addition, they use medical equipment and facilities that are specially designed to be used by children. They also design and decorate their offices with cartoons, reading materials and videos for the children

Pediatric nephrologists work together as a team that includes dieticians, specialized nurses, social workers pediatric urologists, pediatric radiologists, pediatric surgeons and psychologists who are dedicated to the care of children


What kind of training do pediatric nephrologists have?

Pediatric nephrologists have at least 4 years of medical school, a residency in pediatric for 3 years and at least 3 years of training in pediatric nephrology.


Treatments provided by pediatric nephrologists

After evaluation and diagnosis, pediatric nephrologists offer treatment and management plans for children with kidney diseases and disorders. This includes:

  • Blood in the urine (hematuria)
  • Protein in the urine (proteinuria)
  • Bedwetting which is also called enuresis
  • High blood pressure: This is also referred to as hypertension
  • Dysfunctional voiding: This is a group of bladder symptoms. They may occur together and include an inability to sense when the bladder is full, frequent urination during the day, urinary accidents during the day and the urge to urinate.
  • Polycystic kidney disease: This is a hereditary disorder where multiple cysts form in both kidneys
  • Renal tubular acidosis: This is a condition that occurs due to an accumulation of acid in the body. This is usually because of the kidneys’ failure to properly filter urine.
  • Glomerulonephritis: This is an inflammation of the glomeruli; the structures inside the kidney that help filter blood
  • Nephrotic syndrome: This is when a group of symptoms occur together and include protein in the urine, edema or body swelling, high blood cholesterol and low blood protein levels
  • Acute renal insufficiency: This is a sudden decrease of kidney function caused by damage, inflammation or injury
  • Effects of structural birth defects in the formation of the urinary tract: Such as obstruction (blockage), vesicoureteral reflux, hydronephrosis (swollen kidney) and renal agenesis (born with one kidney)
  • Fanconi syndrome: This is a disorder of the small kidney tubes. Certain substances are released into the urine instead of the bloodstream.
  • Chronic kidney disease: This is a slow and progressive worsening of kidney function due to disease.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: This is an autoimmune disease associated with kidney problems such as proteinuria, hematuria, hypertension or glomerulonephritis
  • End-stage renal disease (ESRD): This is when chronic kidney disease has progressed such that the kidneys are almost completely unable to clean the blood of toxins and remove water.
  • Kidney failure
  • Inherited kidney diseases
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Kidney stones
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Solitary Kidney

Services provided by pediatric nephrologists include:
  • Kidney biopsies
  • Dialysis
  • Kidney transplantation
  • The interpretation of x-rays of the kidney
  • The interpretation of laboratory studies related to kidney disease

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