UW Health is comprised of the academic health care entities of the University of Wisconsin-Madison: UW Medical Foundation, UW Hospital and Clinics and UW School of Medicine and Public Health. UW Health is also home to American Family Children's Hospital and UW Carbone Cancer Center. Serving patients at more than 60 clinical locations throughout the state of Wisconsin, we pride ourselves in not only meeting but exceeding the expectations of our patients. From routine care to complex conditions, our dedicated staff and expert physicians are here to care for you. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of excellence, satisfaction and quality. At UW Health we strive to provide the kind of satisfaction patients from Dane County and beyond have come to expect from our staff. Our expert doctors are at the forefront of research, developing new treatments and training the next generation of physicians. Together with other health care professionals, they serve the health needs of Wisconsin, and beyond.. For each patient,an individual care plan is created which may include the following services:
Peritoneal dialysis,Hemodialysis (in-center and home-based),Evaluation and exploration of treatment for patients with end-stage renal disease,including transplant,self-care,home training and peritoneal dialysis,Ongoing care and support for home patients,
Educational programs designed to improve care and increase understanding of patients with renal disease and their families,Ready availability of integrated multi-disciplinary specialty consultation,Nutrition consultation and support,Specialized pharmacy and nursing services,State-of-the-art medical record and ordering systems.Choice of admission to Meriter,UW Hospital and Clinics or St. Marys Hospital,depending on insurance and the primary nephrologist for each patient.Know Your Options
Explore your options for dialysis treatment if you have chronic or end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Wisconsin Dialysis offers an Option class one to two times per month for those interested in learning more about hemodialysis,home dialysis programs,nutrition,dialysis access options and maintaining the kidney function you have. Come learn with others in a supportive and informative atmosphere. You can call the UW Kidney Clinic at (608) 270-5656 to learn more and to set up an appointment.