Nephrology is the specialty of medicine focused on the kidneys, specifically normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy, such as dialysis.
Nephrology also studies systemic conditions that affect the kidneys, such as diabetes and autoimmune disease, and systemic diseases that occur as a result of kidney disease, such as renal osteodystrophy and hypertension. A physician who has undertaken additional training and become certified in nephrology is called a nephrologist.
Stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccine information sessions & Town Hall meetingsFebruary 23, 2021
As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to be rolled out across New York State, there's a lot of information being made available to you.
Wear a mask after you get the COVID-19 vaccineFebruary 19, 2021
It's important to keep wearing a mask and continue to practice social distancing, even after you've received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Rock Steady Boxing classes now available with UHS Sports PerformanceFebruary 17, 2021
UHS Sports Performance is excited to announce that it is partnering with Rock Steady Boxing Southern Tier as its 2nd affiliate site.
When a storm hits, think Virtual HealthFebruary 15, 2021
With the big storm coming Feb. 15 and 16, here is some helpful information: Now you can use UHS’ Virtual Health option, connecting with your healthcare provider for a visit via your home computer or mobile device.