611 W Francis St Ste 270
North Platte, NE 69101
About Great Plains Health | Nephrology | North Platte, NE
Great Plains Nephrology center commonly treat various kidney conditions such as diabetic nephropathy, chronic kidney disease, high blood pressure and kidney stones.
At Great Plains Health, our nephrology doctor works closely with doctors and patients in the Great Plains Health Callahan Cancer Center and Heart & Vascular Center. In the United States, the leading causes of kidney disease are diabetes and high blood pressure. Some patients also have inflammatory diseases, such as lupus or certain cancers that impact the kidneys.
Nephrology is the study of the kidneys, the diagnosis, treatment, therapy, and the prevention of illness and disease involving the kidney functions and disorders.
By filtering waste and excess fluids from the blood stream, the kidneys are a critical element in maintaining the health of the body. Despite its vital functions, there are many things that can cause damage or lower the operating efficiency of the kidneys.
The conditions we treat include the following:
- Acute kidney injury
- Diabetic nephropathy
- Chronic kidney disease
- Pre-end-stage kidney disease
- Peritoneal dialysis
- Lupus nephritis
- IgA nephropathy
- Hematuria (blood in the urine)
- High blood pressure
- Kidney stones
- Proteinuria (protein in the urine)
At Great Plains Health, we are continually focused on advancing and improving the health care we deliver
Whether it's implementing new technology to improve efficiency or evaluating new ways to improve patient care and customer service, our philosophy is to remain focused and steadfast on finding better ways to improve the patient experience. Continued emphasis on quality, outcomes, patient safety, service and delivery of care has made us west central Nebraska's regional health care destination.
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