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Expertise in Kidney Medicine

Individualized treatment plans, multiple options,
and compassionate care.

Nephrology care at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has been nationally and regionally recognized. Physicians at LG Health treat a wide variety of kidney diseases and disorders.

Conditions Treated

  • Urine abnormalities
  • Renal vascular diseases
  • Renal failure
  • Kidney and bladder stones
  • Effects of diabetes and high blood pressure on the kidneys
  • Nephrotic syndrome and nephritis
  • Glomerular disorders
  • Dialysis and its long-term complications
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Polycystic kidney diseases


Renal dialysis is a treatment for kidney failure that helps filter waste products, salt and excess fluid from the blood when the kidneys lose function. Dialysis also helps restore electrolyte balance and controls blood pressure.

Our inpatient and outpatient facilities are staffed by specially trained physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and technicians who monitor your dialysis treatments and assist you with any medical concerns.

Social workers are available to answer your questions about insurance, transportation, community resources, and work and family issues. Dietitians help you plan for your individual dietary needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Get the answers to commonly asked questions about renal dialysis.
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