Kidney Disease & Hypertension Program

Leaders in Kidney Disease & Hypertension
At Stanford Health Care, our specialists diagnose, manage, and treat all types of kidney disease. We are at the forefront of the latest advances in kidney care. We also lead a multidisciplinary Hypertension Center to provide comprehensive and innovative care for patients with hypertension (high blood pressure). Our team focuses on delivering personalized treatment and support.

What We Offer You for Kidney Disease & Hypertension Care

Lifestyle changes



Kidney transplant

Innovation Through Clinical Research

Your Circle of Care

At Stanford Health Care, our doctors work together to deliver the highest-quality care. As leaders in nephrology, we deliver customized treatments in a supportive environment.

Your Doctors


Nephrologists specialize in diagnosing and treating disorders and diseases of the kidneys. Their expertise also includes how kidney disease affects the rest of the body. Our nephrologists offer the latest treatments, including medications and dialysis. Some nephrologists also perform kidney transplants. 

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Advanced Practice Provider

Advanced practice providers (APPs) include nurse practitioners and physician assistants. These skilled providers specialize in diagnosing and treating kidney disease. They see you independently and occasionally alongside your doctor. APPs can give you a thorough exam, write prescriptions, and help prevent or treat any issues. Our APPs meet weekly to discuss patient needs.

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Extended Care Team

Nurses and Nurse Coordinators Nurses

Nurses and nurse coordinators are registered nurses (RNs) who coordinate with your kidney disease care team. They guide you from your first contact with our clinic through follow-up care. RNs can also assist you in finding counseling, financial help, and other support services. 

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Care Coordinators

Care coordinators provide you with information and assistance before and during your appointment.

  • Medical Assistant: Medical assistants work with our team to help provide care. They may prepare you for an examination, assist your doctor, or take your vital signs before your appointment.
  • Patient Care Coordinator: Our patient care coordinators help you with scheduling appointments and accessing your lab results. They are your first line of contact before you see your provider and will guide you during your care journey.
  • Patient Access Representative: Patient access representatives can answer your questions about health insurance coverage, help you apply for health insurance, and refer you to our financial counselors. 

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Research Coordinators

Research coordinators help find candidates for possible participation in clinical research trials. Investigators at Stanford Health Care’s Kidney Disease & Hypertension Program strive to better understand, diagnose, and treat kidney disease through clinical trials.

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Support Services

Comprehensive kidney disease care is accessible and convenient at Stanford Health Care. Our scheduling staff can help coordinate your appointments. If needed, we’ll make sure you can see multiple providers during a single trip.

Kidney Clinic (Nephrology) at Boswell Building
300 Pasteur Drive , Stanford 94305
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Stanford Health Care Multispecialty Clinic in Emeryville
5800 Hollis Street, Emeryville 94608
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Kidney Clinic (Nephrology) in Santa Clara
2518 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara 95054
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