Nephrology In A Nutshell

By Sagar Gupta, M.D.

Nephrology (​Nephros ​= ​kidney, ​the suffix -logy​ = ​​the study of) is ​a branch of medicine specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. A Nephrologist is a doctor that specializes in treating conditions affecting the functioning of kidneys.

What are the diseases treated by a nephrologist?​