Nephrology is a branch of both internal medicine and paediatric medicine that handles the treatment of kidney diseases. The systemic diseases that affect the kidneys, and those affected by abnormal kidney function are also dealt with by a nephrologist. Some of these diseases are diabetes, hypertension, renal osteodystrophy, and some autoimmune disorders. Narayana Health Group has an experienced team of nephrologists with access to cutting edge diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment. Treatment is provided for all kinds of renal disorders ranging from the simple to the complex. The expert team at Narayana Health and the accomplished team of support staff together treat different kinds of renal diseases, both acute and chronic. The team at Narayana Health Group is proficient in treating hypertension, kidney stones, acid-base imbalances and other kidney related disorders. The nephrology team also performs renal denervation surgeries in cases of uncontrolled hypertension. The department is well-equipped and aptly trained to even undertake renal transplantations. Narayana Health Group, Shimoga also has an advanced dialysis unit with the latest equipment, and facilities for treating all kinds of nephrology related diseases. The department operates 24 hours a day on all days of the week, at maximum capacity. The various services provided by the department of nephrology include: continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), peritoneal dialysis, plasma dialysis, plasmapheresis, liver dialysis (MARS therapy), kidney transplantation, combined renal and hepatic transplant, and kidney biopsy. Visit Narayana Health Group for treatment of any of the above mentioned disorders, or if you suspect you might have a kidney disorder. Appointments can be made by phone or though the website; they have some of the best nephrologists in Shimoga.