Pediatric Nephrology Patient Stories

Meet our patients and read their remarkable stories of hope and inspiration from the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

After a life of mysterious symptoms, Lexi was diagnosed with a rare kidney disease. At age 4, Lexi received a kidney transplant and unique therapy from UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Learn more about how staff stabilized Lexi’s kidney function.
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Skyler suffered from chronic kidney disease that led to kidney failure. Read more about her experience with kidney transplant at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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Mia suffered from Polycystic Kidney Disease. Read more about her experience and success of her procedure at UPMC.
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Jonathan suffered from Nephrotic Syndrome. Read about the success of his procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh.
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Madison suffered from Focal/Segmental Glomerulosclerosis. Read about her experience and success of her procedure at UPMC.
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At just 4 years old, Bella suffered from Kidney Stones. Read more about the success of her procedure and her experience at UPMC Children’s Hospital.
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Evyn suffered from Neurofibromatosis. Read about the success of his procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh.
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How Can We Help You?

To schedule an appointment, refer a patient, or request a consultation with the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Children’s Hospital, please contact us at 412-692-5182.