Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension at HUP
The Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension Division
offers a diagnostic workup for patients with a wide variety of kidney diseases and hypertension health issues.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania the highest in the region for kidney disease and one of the best in the country. Overall, the clinical specialties at HUP have been consistently ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News.
Lawrence B. Holzman, MD
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Ambulatory Renal Program
This program treats patients with diverse renal
diseases, such as hematuria, proteinuria, chronic
renal failure, recurrent urinary tract infections,
renal tubular abnormalities, hypertension, fluid
and electrolyte disorders and complications of
S. Berns, MD,
This program evaluates and treats patients
with systemic lupus and nephropathy as well as
related immunologic diseases.
S. Berns, MD
M. Kobrin, MD
This program evaluates and treats patients with high blood pressure. Special interests include renal artery stenosis, pheochromocytoma, hyperaldosteronism and carcinoid syndrome.
Debbie Cohen, MD, Director
Raymond R. Townsend, MD
Kidney Stone Evaluation Center
This center is dedicated to the prevention and treatment
of kidney stones in patients with a history of
stone formation. Patients are evaluated for the
cause and type of their stones, risk factors,
drug and diet history.
G. Wasserstein, MD, Director
Sidney M. Kobrin, MD
All stages of care - including blood pressure
control, lipid management, foot care, management
of renal progression and dialysis - for diabetic
patients with kidney disorders.
M. Kobrin, MD, Director
Outpatient Dialysis Facility
Ambulatory hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
in state-of-the-art DaVita facilities.
42nd Street and Market Street
Alan G. Wasserstein, MD, Director
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Michael Rudnick, MD, Director
3701 Market Street
Simin Goral, MD, Director
Penn Medicine Radnor
Sidney M. Kobrin, MD, Director
Evaluation of patients for renal transplantation.
Transplants are performed by surgeons in the
Department of Surgery's Transplantation Division
and cared for jointly by both groups. Patients
receive comprehensive care and treatment. Patients
and their families receive continuous information
and support throughout the transplantation and
Roy Bloom, MD, Director
Kidney Illustration Copyright