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Nephrology is a medical specialty that focuses on the kidneys.
The doctor that specializes in nephrology is a nephrologist. They deal with the normal and abnormal function of the kidneys as well as kidney disease and its treatment. They also encourage the preservation of kidney health.
Some common conditions treated by a nephrologist are hypertension, kidney cancer, kidney failure, polycystic kidney disease to name a few.
Some common tests nephrologist may use to help diagnose kidney problems are lood work, urine tests, and biopsies to name a few. Some common procedure nephrologist perform are kidney biopsies, hemodialysis access placement (hemodialysis catheter), and bone biopsies, to name a few. Nephrologists tend to work at hospitals, clinics, and private practices.