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Whole-Person Nephrology Care

At Every Stage and Every Age

At AdventHealth for Children, formerly Florida Hospital for Children, healing kids and helping them thrive in body, mind and spirit is what we do best. So when your child is affected by a urinary tract, metabolic, or kidney disorder, we understand that the best possible care and kid-focused compassion is what you need. And we are here to help at every step of your child’s health journey with a team of pediatric nephrology experts led by our internationally recognized medical director, Deogracias Peña, MD. With some of the most advanced approaches available to diagnose and address a wide range of kidney and metabolic disorders, it’s our goal to support your child’s journey to feeling whole.

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Advanced Pediatric Nephrology Care

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Meet Our Pediatric Nephrology Medical Director

Deogracias Pena, MD

Dr. Pena is an internationally recognized pediatric nephrologist and the founding physician of Children’s Kidney Center of Florida.

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Virtual Visits

In this time of uncertainty, you can count on us for all your health care needs.

Our services are still available to you during the coronavirus pandemic. You can speak with one of our expert nephrologists in a video visit or phone call and may be advised to make an in-person visit, if it’s deemed necessary.

We are currently treating the following conditions virtually:

  • Hematuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Kidney Stones
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Voiding Problems
  • Abnormal Ultrasounds and Labs
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Stable Hypertension
  • Hospital Follow-ups
  • Nephritis
  • Lupus
  • Edema

Meet Your Team

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Nephrology Care for Kids

Conditions We Treat

  • Chronic Urinary Tract Infections
  • Clinical Hypertension
  • Dialysis (Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis)
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Kidney Disease and Injury
  • Kidney Stones
  • Management of Kidney Transplant Patients
  • Mineral Bone Disorders
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Proteinuria and Hematuria
  • Renal Replacement Therapy

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