Our Nephrology Department is Top Ten

Nephrology Badge from U.S. News & World ReportU.S. News & World Report has named our Nephrology department as one of the top 10 pediatric nephrology programs in the country and we couldn’t be more proud.

The department consists of a nephrology clinic, nephrology testing services, and an End Stage Renal Disease Program, which includes inpatient and outpatient hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

Here are just a few of the reasons why we think we earned this distinction.

  • The service boasts one of the largest pediatric dialysis programs in the nation and the largest in North Texas.
  • The Nephrology program remains one of the top dialysis centers with the highest Standardized Transplant Ratio (STR) and lowest Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR) in the nation.
  • The program has supported the care of over 400 kidney transplants at Children’s and is consistently a leader in the number of pediatric kidney transplants performed in Texas.
  • The Pediatric Nephrology program at Children’s has an NIH Grant for Fellowship Training.
  • Children’s has three NIH Research Grants in Pediatric Nephrology and is part of the NIH Research Core.


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