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Nephrology

Comprehensive evaluation of renal functions, including kidney biopsies, are provided by the Division of Nephrology. The division's physicians treat kidney disorders in children including:

  • Congenital anomalies of the urinary tract including vesicoureteral reflux and obstructive uropathy
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Renal parenchyma diseases including glomerulonephritis
  • Tubular diseases
  • Collagen vascular diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus.


Dialysis for patients suffering from acute renal failure is also performed through the pediatric nephrology program. The dialysis program includes hemodialysis, acute and chronic peritoneal dialysis and continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration.


Pediatric Nephrology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Felix Ramirez-Seijas, Director of Pediatric Nephrology, talks about the treatments offered and highlights of the division.

For more information abut the Division of Nephrology or to schedule an appointment, please call 786-624-4139.

Service Locations

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus & Emergency
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
Phone: 305-666-6511
Toll-free: 1-800-432-6837

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Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: 561-624-9188


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