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Nephrologists diagnose and treat diseases of the kidney. Nephrologists also manage dialysis patients. Nephrologists do not perform surgeries.

See a nephrologist for:
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Dialysis Treatments
  • Genetic Kidney Disorders

Urologists treat structural problems of the urinary tract and related organs. Urologists perform surgeries.

See a urologist for:
  • Kidney Stones
  • Bladder problems
  • Ureter conditions
  • Bladder/Kidney Mass
  • Enlarged prostate and male reproductive organs



“Nephrologist vs. Urologist.” New Health Advisor.