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Chronic Kidney Disease Program

Overview

The members of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston provide care for children with chronic renal diseases of various causes. 

Our team works hard to optimize the length of time that children with these diseases can avoid dialysis and/or kidney transplant, although we do offer both chronic hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis for patients who require renal replacement.  In some cases, we are able to avoid dialysis and perform pre-emptive kidney transplants through our Renal Transplant program.

Our doctors work with a team of specialists to provide the best care for your child. We have a nutritionist to counsel our patients on appropriate diets.  We also work closely with our colleagues in Pediatric Endocrinology if there is notable growth restriction as a result of the kidney disease. Our goal is always to optimize the quality of life for our patients.

Doctors + Care Team

Lawrence S. Milner, MD

Lawrence S. Milner, MD

Title(s): Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7429
Fax #: 617-636-0066

Renal failure, acute and chronic, glomerular disease (especially urine microscopy), liver related renal disease, hypertension, urinary tract infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, acute dialysis (peritoneal, hemodialysis and hemofiltration), transplantation

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Julie Nicoletta, MD, MA

Julie Nicoletta, MD, MA

Title(s): Pediatric Nephrologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7429
Fax #: 617-636-0066

Hematuria, proteinuria, hypertension, renal insufficiency, kidney stones, fluid and electrolyte imbalance

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To make an appointment with one of our expert Pediatric Nephrologists, please call 617-636-8100.


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