Kidney and Urinary Health

We offer a wide variety of services related to the kidneys and urinary system, from easily accessible dialysis for end-stage renal disease to pediatric urological surgery.

For more information on Norton Healthcare’s kidney, bladder and urinary services, call (502) 629-1234.

For information on Pediatric Kidney Health, please visit NortonChildrens.com.

Dialysis

According to the National Kidney Foundation, more than 360,000 Americans undergo some form of dialysis treatment each year.

During dialysis, blood is circulated through a dialysis machine that works in place of the kidneys by removing waste, salt and excess water from the body while helping keep a safe level of certain chemicals such as potassium, sodium and bicarbonate in the blood. Dialysis also helps control blood pressure.

Conditions We Treat

  • Acute and chronic renal failure
  • Kidney blockage
  • Undescended testicles/hernia
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Hypospadias
  • Hydroceles

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