The Nephrology Division at the MUHC provides patient care and teaching and conducts research, in various aspects of the pathophysiology and treatment of kidney disease.
The Division operates:
- three dialysis centres, which at any given time care for approximately 300 patients (three shifts, six days per week)
- an active home dialysis unit which at any given time cares for approximately 40 patients
- a busy kidney transplant program with approximately 100 transplants performed annually, and 700 patients with kidney transplants managed in the outpatient clinic.