TRANSPLANT


VNA and the University of Virginia developed an outpatient nephrology program at VNA, reducing the amount of travel time to and from Charlottesville for these patients. A transplant coordinator located at VNA provides coordination between the patients, the University of Virginia and VNA to provide pre- and post-transplant services locally.

PERITONEAL DIALYSIS

Peritoneal dialysis is dialysis done in your home. This is done 3-4 times in a 24 hour period. The flexibility gives you more independence and can have many benefits for your lifestyle and health.

PROVIDING THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE KIDNEY CARE IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT

   

Valley Nephrology Associates is now offering Chronic Care Management. If you have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease and have Hypertension or Diabetes or other chronic conditions, ask us about Chronic Care Management and see how we can assist you with better health outcomes and higher patient satisfaction.


HOME HEMODIALYSIS

Home Hemodialysis is dialysis done in your home. This is done on the same schedule 3 days a week, 3-4 hours per treatment but offers a lot of flexibility. The flexibility gives you more independence and can have many benefits for your lifestyle and health.

VASCULAR ACCESS


     YOUR VASCULAR ACCESS REPRESENTS YOUR LIFELINE

Our Vascular Access Center Nephrologists have specialized training in Interventional Nephrology. The access center physicians are dedicated in providing the comprehensive dialysis access treatment needed to keeping your access functioning and minimizing any complications. Services provided, but not limited to:


  • Thrombectomy
  • Angioplasty
  • Catheters - vascular/peritoneal
  • Venogram
  • Embolectomy

PEDIATRIC


Pediatric nephrologists specialize in the diagnosis and management of many kidney related conditions and disorders, including: high blood pressure, kidney stones, electrolyte disorders, urinary tract infections, urinary reflux, problems with blood or protein in the urine, and kidney failure. We also help children with diabetes take care of their kidneys. Pediatric nephrologists specialize in the care of patients from newborns to young adults.

Nephrology is a specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the kidneys. The kidneys maintain normal fluid and electrolyte balance in the body that are vital to live a normal, healthy life. As nephrologists, we diagnose and put together the best treatment plan for our patients to maintain a healthy life.



NOCTURNAL HEMODIALYSIS


Nocturnal Dialysis takes place while you sleep. This is a longer and slower dialysis treatment that takes place over 6-8 hours, 3 nights per week. Nocturnal dialysis can be done at your home or in-center and can have many benefits to your lifestyle and health. Your provider will help decide if this would be an appropriate treatment option for you.