Nephrology

Specialists



DR YIA @ YEOW HUA JERN
MBBS (MAHE), MRCP (UK), Fellowship of Nephrology (Mal), AM (Mal)


Definition

Nephrology or knowledge of diseases of kidney and the specialists who are trained in this field are called nephrologists. Nephrologists treat patients with kidney disorders and manage transplant protocols in hospitals and for transplant networks. Nephrologists also manage dialysis centers and programs. Like other sub specialists, nephrologists serve an additional residency in their field, beyond the standard training and they are trained in other aspects of internal medicine, and how renal failure can cause other body systems to fail.


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