Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric Nephrology


All renal and urinary system diseases of children aged 0 to 18 years can be diagnosed and treated. Necessary support units are available at our hospital equipped with modern technology for following up these patients.

Below listed diseases can be successfully diagnosed, treated and followed up at our division.

  • Congenital anomalies of kidney and urinary bladder
  • Nephritis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Hematuria and proteinuria
  • Urinary system stone disease
  • Hypertension
  • Continuous blood pressure monitoring at outpatient settings
  • Renal Failure
  • Continuous Outpatient Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Antenatal Hydronephrosis
  • Vesico-ureteral Reflux
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vasculitis syndromes

Dialysis and kidney transplant procedures are offered to children with end-stage renal failure. Pediatric nephrology division provides the patients with necessary opportunities through a multidisciplinary team work in cooperation with other departments such as pediatric urology, transplantation surgery, pathology, and radiology.

Outpatient and inpatient follow-ups, hemodialysis, outpatient peritoneal dialysis and kidney transplant services are rendered by healthcare professionals at our facility.

The patients followed up at Pediatric Nephrology Division have hemodialysis therapy at hemodialysis unit with cutting-edge equipment and advanced technology devices and peritoneal dialysis patients are educated on outpatient peritoneal dialysis and followed up under supervision of our specialist staff. Moreover, kidney transplant is performed as soon as possible for these patients.

A major part of kidney failure cases can be prevented through early diagnosis and treatment in childhood.

Please do not forget to bring the reports of examinations performed in third party healthcare providers, if any. Therefore, your procedures will advance faster as same workups will not be unnecessarily repeated.


Prof. Zelal EKİNCİ M.D.
Prof. Zelal EKİNCİ M.D.

Center of Employment
Istanbul Hospital
Medical Interests