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Kidney Disease

One in nine Americans – or approximately 20 million people – suffers from one of several forms of chronic kidney/renal disease, according to the National Kidney Foundation.

 

Patient Referral

If you would like to refer a patient to Baylor's kidney disease services, please use our Refer a Patient tool.  

 

Education Programs

Baylor Health Care System offers several residencies, fellowships, and electives related to kidney disease, including:

 

Please view the full list on our Education website.

 

Research

Baylor Health Care System promotes and supports research bringing innovative treatments from the laboratory workbench to the patient bedside. To achieve this bench-to-bedside concept, we focus on basic science, clinical trials, and health care effectiveness and quality of care research.

 

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials at Baylor are an essential component in patient-centered care, health care effectiveness and quality of care research bringing innovative treatments from the laboratory workbench to the patient bedside. 

 

Search for Clinical Trials currently underway at Baylor Health Care System.

 

Baylor Research Institute

Established in 1984, Baylor Research Institute (BRI) is a dedicated research center for finding prevention therapies and treatments for diseases and illnesses.

 

Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute

Located in the South Dallas community, the Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute (DHWI) is a “family-centric” model that focuses on health care, education and research.

 

Baylor Endocrine Center

Located at Baylor University Medical Center, The Endocrine Center conducts research with a focus on diabetes and obesity. The research staff at The Endocrine Center includes clinical research coordinators, registered nurses, registered dieticians, and certified diabetes educators.

 

Please view the complete list of Baylor’s Research Institutes and Centers. 



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