Nephrology and Hypertension

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital offers care to children and adolescents with renal and genitourinary problems and hypertension. The comprehensive nature of the healthcare services is delivered by a multidisciplinary team including pediatric nephrologists, pediatric urologists, pediatric nurses, nutritionists, social workers and dialysis nurses. The program offers advanced diagnostic and treatment services for patients with a variety of conditions, including: 

• Acute or Chronic Renal Failure
• Primary and Secondary Hypertension 
• Nephrotic Syndrome 
• Acute and Chronic Glomerulonephritis 
• Renal t\Tubular Acidosis
• Congenital Anomalies of the Genitourinary Tract system
• Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
• Renal Cystic Conditions
• Kidney Transplant office follow-up care

To schedule an appointment, please call (973) 754-2570

Programs and Services 

• Transplant Evaluation and Preparation 
• Patient Education and Training 
• Nutritional Counseling 

Appointments: 973.754.2570 

Fax: 973.754.2628 

Roberto Jodorkovsky, MD, Chief, Nephrology 

Hanan Tawadrous, MD, Nephrologist 

Margarita Gonzalez, RN

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