Hereditary Kidney Disease
If you have a hereditary kidney disease, the Vanderbilt Center for Kidney Disease offers personalized, innovative treatment. We work with geneticists and lab scientists and have the benefit of the most recent research. Although these diseases are rare, we care for many people with these conditions, giving us deep expertise.
Conditions We Treat
We treat all conditions related to hereditary kidney diseases, including:
- Alport syndrome
- Bartter syndrome
- Cystic kidney diseases
- Fabry disease
- Familial juvenile hyperuricemic nephropathy
- Gitelman syndrome
Meet Your Care Team
Why Choose Hereditary Kidney Disease at Vanderbilt
- Leading research
Our history with kidney disease dates to Dr. Ernest William Goodpasture our chief of pathology from 1924 to 1955. Goodpasture syndrome was named for him. Vanderbilt researchers identified key biochemical interactions in the kidney’s tissues. Today, the work between doctors and lab scientists continues to offer new ways to diagnose and treat hereditary kidney disease.
- Highly skilled doctors
You get better treatment for a rare disease from doctors who see more of these cases than others would. We treat many people with genetic kidney conditions, so we bring deep expertise to your care.
- Second opinions
A second opinion can help you make the best decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to provide you with an informed opinion.