Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology

The division of pediatric nephrology and rheumatology in the department of pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville serves Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia and provides professional services at UF Health Jacksonville and acute and chronic end stage kidney disease care at the Jacksonville Wolfson Children's Hospital.

Patient Care

The physicians of UF Health Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology – Jacksonville are available to consult with a child's pediatrician or primary care physician for the detection, care and treatment of acute and chronic kidney conditions as well as diseases of the joints and connective tissues. Infants and children are seen both on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Our faculty pediatricians provide the following services:

  • Consultation, care and treatment for chronic kidney disease
  • Consultation, care and treatment for congenital abnormalities or other physical conditions, such as hydrocele, meatal stenosis, undescended testicles and testicular torsion (twisting)
  • Diagnostic evaluation and treatment of acute kidney problems, such as urinary tract infections or hematuria
  • Professional consultation to primary care physicians
  • Consultation and care for pediatric rheumatology

Research

The University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville is committed to fostering research by the faculty and residents.

This institution has been engaged in clinically applied research for many years and is enriched by the presence of faculty who have demonstrated excellence in performing research and in training new investigators.

For details about individual faculty research interests, please view their bios on the faculty page.

Contact Us

For information on the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville division of pediatric nephrology and rheumatology, please contact:

Address

Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology
UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville
653-1 West 8th Street, L16
3rd Floor, LRC
Jacksonville, FL 32209