A Trusted Name in Transplant

Division faculty provide pre- and post-transplant care for patients in the UW Health Kidney Transplant Program, one of the most active and successful in the nation.

With 64 paired kidney exchanges in 2020, our center has one of the nation’s largest living kidney donation programs. Our patient outcomes are excellent, and our wait times are shorter than regional and national averages.

Dr. Suzanne Norby in front of the transplant donor wall at University Hospital

A Center of Excellence for Polycystic Kidney Disease

Division faculty lead the UW Health Polycystic Kidney Disease Clinic, a Center of Excellence as designated by the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation. 

Our clinic is one of just 28 in the country—and the only one in Wisconsin—to receive this honor.

Graphic of PKD Foundation Center of Excellence seal

State-of-the-Art Interventional Nephrology

Our multidisciplinary vascular access program brings together nephrology, radiology and surgery experts to improve care for patients with end-stage renal disease who need hemodialysis.

With approximately 1000 procedures per year, the program is a referral center for patients throughout the region.

Dr. Micah Chan discussing vascular access case

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A Top-Ranked Dialysis Program

Our outpatient dialysis program, a joint venture between our academic medical center and Fresenius Kidney Care, offers state-of-the-art hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis services. Division faculty also provide continuity of care for patients needing dialysis in the hospital.

Our commitment to quality care means that U.S. News & World Report ranks the UW Health kidney failure program as a top performer.

Dr. Matthew Blum examines a patient's leg in the dialysis clinic

One of a Few Lupus Nephritis Clinics in the Nation

Division faculty and Rheumatology colleagues lead a dedicated lupus nephritis clinic, the only one in Wisconsin and the fifth in the nation.

The multidisciplinary team coordinates care so that patients can receive same-day evaluations, diagnostic tests, infusions, education and care coordination—all in one place.

Environmental photo of Drs. Shivani Garg and Tripti Singh
Exterior photo of UW Health University Hospital
Exterior photo of UW Health University Hospital

Are You a Referring Physician?

Visit the UW Health website for complete resources on outpatient referrals and acute inpatient transfers and admissions.