Nephrology at CHI St. Alexius Health offers specialized diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases and disorders in newborns and adults. Our nephrologists treat people with kidney diseases of various types, such as kidney failure, hypertension and hypertensive kidney disease, kidney stones, diabetes and diabetic nephropathy, chronic urinary tract infections, cystic kidney disease (polycystic), inflammation of blood vessels in the kidneys, as well as the management of dialysis and transplant patients.
CHI St. Alexius Health started the first dialysis unit in western North Dakota in 1973. Kidney Dialysis provides chronic in-center hemodialysis for adolescent and adult patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). CHI St. Alexius Health dialysis units offer a team approach to caring for our patients. Physicians, nurses, social workers and dietitians work together to provide a comprehensive care plan to help patients maintain their quality of life.