Pediatric Nephrology | Specialties | Department of Pediatrics | UC Davis Health

Our multidisciplinary team of pediatric nephrologists, nurse specialists, social workers and nutrition experts, among others, provide care to children with congenital and acquired kidney and urologic diseases to help optimize their health and quality of life. We engage in scholarly, educational and service activities, all focused on improving the health and well being of children with a variety of kidney diseases, those who are receiving dialysis and those who have received kidney transplants.

Our goal is to work with children, their families and the communities they and we live in, to deliver the best possible care that is effective, efficient and accessible to all.

U.S. News & World Report recently ranked our pediatric nephrology specialty among the nation’s best for 2023–24.

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Research Activities

Our team in engaged in research to help develop best practices for the care of children who need a kidney transplant and those who have chronic kidney disease including those who are on dialysis.

We achieve these goals by participating in multicenter collaborative clinical trials, investigator sponsored research and analyses of large pediatric databases.

Academic Programs

All pediatric nephrology team members share a passion for teaching all levels of learners: students, residents, fellows, peers, staff and physicians in the greater Sacramento community. We do so with the recognition that we all have a shared goal of improving health and well-being, and that through education we empower all to take responsibility for their own health and the health of others.

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Patient Care Services
  • Our team provides comprehensive multidisciplinary care to children with a spectrum of kidney and urologic conditions, spanning all ages- from the prenatal period to young adulthood. We provide state of the art acute and chronic dialysis support to all children who need it and are an experienced and well-established center that performs kidney transplants.

  • Conditions We Treat

    • Acute kidney injury
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • Dialysis (acute and chronic)
    • Electrolyte abnormalities
    • High blood pressure and hypertension
    • Kidney stones
    • Kidney transplantation
    • Prenatally diagnosed kidney anomalies
    • Urinary tract infections
Get in touch with us

Contact Information

For academic or faculty-related questions, e.g., information about our training programs or research activities, please call our academic office phone number.

For referring physicians, please call our patient referrals phone number for assistance with pediatric kidney care services.

Pediatric Nephrology

TICON II - 2516 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA

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To Reach Our Academic Office

916-734-5177

For Kidney Patient Referrals and Transfers:

800-823-4543

800-UCD-4-KIDS