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Pediatric Nephrology in Turkey

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

Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Medipol Mega University Hospital

36 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Dr. Güzide Turanli

Child Neurology Specialist

Prof. Dr. Volkan Hazar

Pediatric Oncology Specialist

Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Anadolu Medical Center

4 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Altan Kır MD

Tracheobronchial Sleeve Resections
Extended resections
Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Liv Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Liv Hospital is the only institution in Turkey co-authorized Center of Excellence Accreditation in colorectal surgery, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) and provides advanced technology and treatments to its international patients with its 159 bed capacit


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Liv Hospital

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital is a JCI accredited facility that provides the highest quality of care for all its patients. The hospital is one of Turkey’s largest private hospitals and utilizes the best and most up-to-date technologies in its 170 bed facility.


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Kadikoy Florence Nightingale Hospital

Kadıköy Florence Nightingale Hospital provides services in all specialties with its inpatient and outpatient, diagnosis, treatment and emergency service facilities and fully-equipped polyclinics.


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Kadikoy Florence Nightingale Hospital

11 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Kudret Kulak

- Children's Allergies
- Newborn

Dr. Nur Danismend

Pediatric Surgery

Istanbul Memorial Hospital

Was the first hospital in Turkey to receive the JCI accreditation. It is also a member of the American Hospital Association (AHA).


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Istanbul Memorial Hospital

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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 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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