Our world-class nephrologists treat patients with rare kidney disorders as well as common diseases, including chronic and end-stage kidney disease, as well as all types of glomerular diseases. We offer care for pediatric patients, patients in need of a kidney transplant, and patients with specific conditions like anemia, chronic kidney disease, and hypertension. We provide the most advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques from a variety of physicians working together to treat all patient concerns in a coordinated manner.

The UNC Kidney Center is a Center for Excellence for Glomerular Disease and Vasculitis, providing clinical care for patients and leading research studies in this field.

If you would like to learn more about your physician, visit the profile pages, which provide information about your physician’s education, expertise, and published research.

The Kidney Health Library on the UNC Kidney Center website contains helpful information for patients wanting to learn more about their kidney disease, including educational audio podcasts that cover a wide range of topics related to kidney disease, kidney transplant and patient support. Many disease-specific educational podcasts are available that have been specially developed to address the most common questions asked by our patients in a manner that is easy to understand.

Our Services

Our mission is to improve the health of patients with kidney disease and find a cure. Our integrated team of nephrologists, together with nurse practitioners, nurse coordinators, dialysis nurses, patient care and dialysis technicians, and renal dietitians provide care for patients with a variety of kidney diseases. We offer comprehensive clinical services, cutting-edge research and innovative training programs. We provide care for pediatric and adult patients, patients in need of a kidney transplant, and patients with specific conditions like anemia, chronic kidney disease, glomerular disease, and hypertension.

Featured clinical programs include:

  • Adult Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Anemia/Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Glomerular Disease

If you are looking for information about glomerular disease, want to see what it looks like under the microscope, or listen to a patient education podcast, please visit our Kidney Health Library.

Our Clinics

Patients can be seen at the Adult Nephrology Clinic at the ACC in Chapel Hill, the Burlington Specialty Clinic and the Sanford Specialty Clinic.

We offer a number of clinics in specific areas including anemia, chronic kidney disease, and hypertension.

Patients requiring a transplant will see a transplant nephrology at the NC Memorial Hospital.
Learn more about Transplant Care.

Dialysis Centers

We serve eight dialysis centers in the area including Burlington, Carrboro, Mebane, Pittsboro, Sanford, and Siler City.
Get more info about dialysis centers.

Patient Education

If you’re looking for information about glomerular disease, want to see what it looks like under the microscope, or listen to a patient education podcast, please visit our Kidney Health Library.