Nephrologists are internal medicine specialists who have specific expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the kidney and urinary system. Patients are referred to this specialist for kidney conditions such as inflammation, cancer or chronic kidney disease.
A specialized Registered Nurse accompanies the Nephrologist twice a year to assist in the care of Yukon patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis.
Whitehorse General Hospital has one visiting nephrologist.
Visits per year: 4
Days each visit: 4