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At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying special attention to your child's physical and emotional needs. Discover more information about available treatments from the Nephrology team.

Kidney Transplantation

Kidney transplant is a surgical procedure performed to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy kidney from another person.

Dialysis (Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis)

Peritoneal dialysis is performed at home by trained family members or in the hospital by trained healthcare professionals. Hemodialysis is performed in a dialysis center or hospital by trained healthcare professionals.