Patient Services

Our Comprehensive Services Include:

Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment & Prevention

Our physicians will recommend life-style changes and prescribe appropriate medications to help you treat and manage Chronic Kidney Disease. Diabetes and high blood pressure are two of the most common causes of Chronic Kidney Disease. Caught early and treated much can be done to slow down and even stop Chronic Kidney Disease.

Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Care

We provide our patients a comprehensive transplant service, which is fully integrated between both medical and surgical care. Our doctors and surgeons work through the Sharp Memorial Hospital Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Center in San Diego. Here you will find all the resources you need to help you receive a successful transplant.

Home Dialysis

Our doctors are knowledgeable on home peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis self-care options. Our team can help you select the right home dialysis option for you and your life-style. There are many benefits to home dialysis and we work with our dialysis center partners to get you trained and comfortable doing your own dialysis at home.

Transitional Care

The Transitional Care Center serving San Diego is a dialysis center for new patients where they can receive their first dialysis treatments in a small center where staff can educate you about your kidney disease, home and in-center dialysis choices and help you learn more about kidney transplantation too. Opening in early 2021.
Research Through California Institute Of Renal Research (CIRR)
Our doctors and patients participate in cutting edge clinical research through CIRR. By participating in these research studies our patients can get treatment with state-of-the-art medications and therapies and play a role in advancing healthcare and science. Patients are frequently paid to participate in these studies.
Anemia Management

Anemia caused by Chronic Kidney Disease can be treated with iron supplementation (through oral or IV means) or could also include injections of erythropoietin (EPO). EPO is a hormone that tells the bone marrow to make red blood cells.
Peripheral Arterial Disease:
Medical and Surgical Treatments
Peripheral Arterial Disease affects the lower extremities and can lead to swollen, painful legs and even amputation due to insufficient blood flow. Our PAD team can diagnose the condition and provide either medical management or surgical treatment to treat the disease.
Dialysis Access Surgery
and Maintenance
Our San Diego Vascular Access Center is focused specifically on the care of access sites for dialysis patients. Our outpatient center provides prompt and timely treatment of dialysis access problems, avoiding trips to the hospital. Our focus is to help our patients maintain an uninterrupted dialysis schedule.
Vascular Health Clinic


Patients with kidney disease are at high risk for vascular complications and our Vascular Health Clinic provides ultrasound and vein mapping procedures to diagnose these problems and to help identify the best location for dialysis access to be created.

In-Center Hemodialysis

Our physicians provide care to our in-center hemodialysis patients at more than 85 dialysis centers across Southern California. Should you need hemodialysis our team will help you choose the best center and location for you. Our doctors and nurse practitioners visit our patients in the centers several times a month to manage your care.
Consultation And Management Of Hypertension
High Blood Pressure is one of the biggest contributors to kidney disease. Our team will provide testing to understand the causes of your high blood pressure and develop a treatment plan of life-style changes and medications to manage your condition. With routine follow up visits and care we will be your partner in managing this disease.
Second Opinions

The diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease or kidney failure can be devastating. We can provide you a second opinion and give you peace of mind.
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