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Glomerular Kidney Disease

We diagnose and treat patients with glomerular kidney disease. The glomeruli are tiny units within the kidney where blood is cleaned. We treat you with immunosuppression medication that’s tailored to your condition and needs.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all conditions related to glomerular kidney disease, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Anna M. Burgner

Anna M. BurgnerMD

    Amyloidosis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Nephrology
Alp Ikizler

Alp IkizlerMD

    Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Hematuria, Hypertension, Nephrology, Proteinuria
Julia B. Lewis

Julia B. LewisMD

    Chronic Kidney Disease, Kidney Stones, Nephrology
Neil S. Sanghani

Neil S. SanghaniMD

    Chronic Kidney Disease, Nephrology

Why Choose Glomerular Kidney Disease at Vanderbilt

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    Your doctors work with Vanderbilt renal pathologists and rheumatologists to diagnose and treat your specific type of kidney disease. Experts review your symptoms and lab results.

  • medical record, Second opinions, cross, pen
    Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best health decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to give you an informed opinion.

  • goal, specialized, individualized, customized, Personalized care
    Personalized care

    We work with CureGN, a National Institutes of Health-funded research effort involving 2,400 patients. The goal is to improve the way glomerular diseases are diagnosed and treated.

  • speed, clock, timer, Rapid results
    Responsive team

    We want to make your experience as stress-free as possible. You can use our secure online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, to contact your care team, schedule appointments, manage your medications and access your medical records.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

  • Genetic testing
  • Tailored immunosuppression medication
  • Urine and blood tests


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Nashville, TN 37232
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Franklin, TN 37067
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