Kidney specialist at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan

Our nephrology specialists offer a wide range of inpatient kidney services to patients in San Antonio. Whether you need acute dialysis or dehydration treatment, our compassionate team is here to provide high-level kidney care to ensure that you get back to your healthiest self.

To learn more about the nephrology services we offer, please call our renal unit at (210) 757-2665.

Symptoms of kidney disease

Early signs of kidney disease can be hard to detect. This is why it's important to understand the symptoms so you can take action before they get worse. We recommend seeing a kidney specialist for kidney care if you experience the following:

  • Anemia
  • Changes in urination
  • Leg/flank pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling
  • Uremia

Expert kidney care close to home

Our highly skilled team is equipped to provide a variety of inpatient treatment options such as acute dialysis, intravenous (IV) hydration, wound care and more. We accept patient transfers from our emergency rooms and other facilities and direct admission from physicians.

Our renal unit is located on the sixth floor of Methodist Hospital Metropolitan. We offer a parking garage, parking lot and valet parking. For visitor information, please call our renal unit at (210) 757-2665.

Nephrology at Methodist Healthcare

Nephrology is the branch of medicine that focuses on the kidneys. A nephrologist is able to evaluate proper kidney function, identify and treat kidney disease and care for patients with kidney cancer.

Learn about Nephrology