Nephrology and HTN

Welcome to the Section of Nephrology and Hypertension. The Section provides comprehensive care for patients with kidney disease and hypertension. This includes the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases and high blood pressure, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, transplantation of the kidney and pancreas, placement of tunneled catheters for hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, and thrombolysis and angioplasty of clotted and dysfunctional vascular accesses for hemodialysis.

The Section also offers a fully accredited nephrology fellowship training program with experiences obtained at the LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport, the Overton Brooks Veterans Administration Hospital in Shreveport and Willis Knighton Medical Center Shreveport. The program is administered by full-time faculty and is designed to train nephrologists for academic careers and clinical practice.