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Clinical Care

The Renal Medicine/Nephrology Division at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center provides all of the inpatient and outpatient nephrology care to patients in the region. Outreach extends throughout the Central Mass Community providing services at 9 hospitals, 6 office practice sites, and 9 satellite dialysis units with our industry partners (DaVita and FMCNA). We also operate programs in nocturnal dialysis and the only exclusively home dialysis center in all New England. Our clinical program is divided into inpatient consultation, outpatient consultation, dialysis, and transplant.

Inpatient Care 

  • Consultation for patients with acute kidney injury and complex fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders.
  • Provision of all forms of renal replacement therapy, in acutely ill patients.
  • Nephrologic care of all end-stage renal disease patients admitted to the hospital.
  • Co-management of all kidney and pancreas transplant recipients admitted to the hospital.

Outpatient services

  • Evaluation and management of patients referred from a wide geographic area, and representing a broad array of problems such as complex hypertension, glomerular disease, nephrolithiasis, and progressive renal disease.
  • The Division provides outpatient consultation and long-term management at six different sites
  •  The care of over 600 chronic dialysis patients and 1000 patients who have received a kidney or kidney/pancreas transplants.
  • All donor and recipient kidney transplant evaluations are performed by nephrology.

Hospital Care Sites

  • UMass Memorial Medical Center (University and Memorial Campuses)
  • HealthAlliance
  • Marlborough Hospital
  • Milford Regional Hospital
  • Harrington Hospital
  • Whittier Rehabilitation
  • Vibra Rehabilitation
  • Fairlawn Rehabilitation

Office Practice Sites

  • UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus
  • UMass Memorial Medical Center – Prescott Street, Worcester
  • Marlborough
  • Milford
  • Sutton
  • HealthAlliance

Dialysis Sites

  • DaVita (2 Worcester Locations; Fitchburg)
  • FMCNA – Devens, Marlborough, Milford, Shrewsbury, Webster, Worcester
  • UMMHC-FMC Home Dialysis services