Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension at Penn

Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension at HUP

Best Hospitals - "US News & World Report"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.

Division Chief
Lawrence B. Holzman, MD

Physician Profiles

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Suite 1-300S
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 dialysis.

Jeffrey S. Berns, MD, Director

Glomerular Disease
This program evaluates and treats patients with systemic lupus and nephropathy as well as related immunologic diseases.

Jeffrey S. Berns, MD
Sidney M. Kobrin, MD

Complex Hypertension
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.

Alan G. Wasserstein, MD, Director
Sidney M. Kobrin, MD

Diabetic Nephropathy
All stages of care - including blood pressure control, lipid management, foot care, management of renal progression and dialysis - for diabetic patients with kidney disorders.

Sidney M. Kobrin, MD, Director

Outpatient Dialysis Facility
Ambulatory hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis in state-of-the-art DaVita facilities.

Four locations:

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

Renal Transplantation
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 recovery process.

Roy Bloom, MD, Director


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Kidney Illustration Copyright A.D.A.M., Inc.

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