Nephrology and Hypertension

Nephrology and Hypertension recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 2024-2025

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is rated as high-performing in the treatment of kidney failure by U.S. News & World Report in 2024-2025.

Our Nephrology and Hypertension team handles problems related to kidney (or renal) disease, hypertension, electrolyte and acid-base disorders, and other kidney-related conditions. We also care for those requiring kidney replacement therapy, including dialysis and kidney transplants.

Our services

Services we offer include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of kidney abnormalities
  • Home hemodialysis with the Next Stage®
  • Home peritoneal dialysis (PD)
  • In-center hemodialysis
  • Kidney arteriography
  • Kidney dialysis (inpatient and home dialysis services)
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Kidney venous renin assay
  • Management of kidney artery stenosis
  • Percutaneous kidney biopsies
  • Ultrasound

Some conditions we treat

Some of the conditions we treat include:

  • Diabetic kidney disease
  • Fabry disease
  • Hematuria
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney abnormalities
  • Kidney disease
  • Kidney failure
  • Proteinuria
  • Tubular defects, including acidosis
  • Urinary tract infections