The Section of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is dedicated to:
- Teaching future leaders in nephrology to develop research in kidney disease, hypertension, kidney transplantation and the disorders caused by kidney diseases.
- Promoting the careers of promising physicians and scientists in kidney research.
- Providing excellent care for patients with kidney disease, hypertension, kidney stones, and transplantation and dialysis treatment.
The section uses these substantial resources to provide training and clinical care. Nephrology faculty concentrate on creating new projects and training opportunities for fellows in training. The excellence in research of Baylor College of Medicine provides Section of Nephrology physicians with a strong infrastructure for its clinical and research programs.