What is Pediatric Nephrology?

Nephrology is the scientific study of Kidneys. Pediatric Nephrology is the study of kidney complications in children. If your child is experiencing any urinary tract problem, kidney problems, bladder problems, high blood pressure of kidney stones, you should immediately seek a pediatric nephrologist who has trained specifically in children's kidney problems. A pediatric Nephrologist treats children from infancy to late adolescence and in some cases to young adults as well. 

Who is a Pediatric Nephrologist?

 A pediatric nephrologist is a board certified pediatrician who has specialized in nephrology training as a pediatric. They are well-trained in diagnosing, treating, and managing many disorders affecting the kidney and urinary tract of your child. They also know how to evaluate your child’s growth and development if they are going through any chronic kidney disease. Since the pediatrician itself is a very complicated and delicate area of expertise, a pediatric nephrologist works closely with pediatric urologists, pediatric surgeons, and radiologists for the complete diagnosis of a child. 

When to consult a Pediatric Nephrologist?

Children require special attention during their earliest development stages. If you see any signs of urine problems, or stomach bloating, breathing issues or they are diagnosed with congenital kidney disease at the time of birth you have to directly consult a pediatric nephrologist. You can find pediatric nephrologists in private clinics, university hospitals, and large community hospitals. Hey will usually run the following services which you be prepared for;

  • X-ray studies of your child’s kidney

  • Urine sample of your child

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

  • Laboratory test for Kidney evaluation 

  • Diabetes test of your child

  • Kidney Biopsies

Children Kidney Disorders | Services of a Pediatric Nephrologist

A Pediatric Nephrologist diagnose and treat the following diseases in children;

  • Acute Kidney Failure

  • Congenital Urologic and Nephrologic Disorders

  • Genetic and inherited kidney disorder

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis

  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)

  • Protein in Urine

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

  • Polycystic Kidney Disease

  • Urinary Tract infections

  • Urinary reflux

  • Diabetes 

  • Lupus Nephritis

  • Kidney diseases that are not limited to kidney damage

  • Kidney stones

Certified Pediatric Nephrologists in Pakistan | Just a Click Away!

Most of the Pediatric Nephrologists are board certified Pediatricians who have specialized in ‘Nephrology’  fellowships with their study focus on kidney disorders in children.  It is important for a Kidney Doctor to carry a license for practicing from a recognized board or state. Pakistan has many top qualified Pediatric Nephrologists who are the best in their field. In order to help you, Healthwire is providing you with easy access to Pakistan’s Best Pediatric Nephrologist. Healthwire is associated with PMDC certified Pediatric Nephrologists. You can find the complete list of both male and female Pediatric Nephrologists from all over Pakistan with their detailed information of expertise, practicing location, and timings. You can easily book an “Online Appointment” or even Opt for “Video Consultation” at your own ease, Anywhere, Anytime all over Pakistan by either Calling us at 04232500989 or download our Healthwire App to book appointments.

Frequently Asked Questions
What does a paeds nephrologist do?

Paeds nephrologists are the specialist doctors of nephrology of children who diagnose, treat and manage the conditions related to the kidney, kidney stones, urinary tract, high blood pressure, urinary tract infections, and abnormalities in the urine such as protein and blood.

Who treats the kidney diseases of children?

Paeds nephrologists or pediatric kidney specialists are the medical health professionals who treat the kidney diseases and disorders of the children.

What is the difference between a pediatric nephrologist and a pediatric urologist?

Pediatric nephrologists deal with the disease and disorders related to the kidney mainly while pediatric urologists deal with the medical treatment of the urinary and genital organs.

What are the common nephrology disorders in children?

The common nephrology disorders in the children are acute and chronic kidney failure, urinary system abnormalities by birth, infections in the urinary tract, and obstructions along with the urinary tract.

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