The Ochsner Nephrology Section specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of renal (kidney) diseases. The section is also experienced in all aspects of nephrology including clinical nephrology; end stage renal disease; dialysis and transplantation; consultative nephrology; and interventional nephrology. The supporting team of specialists includes nephrologists, transplant nephrologists, clinical nurse specialists, renal dietitians, social workers, interventional radiologists and cardiologists.

In addition to clinical services, the Ochsner Nephrology Section conducts extensive research services and offers a Nephrology Fellowship Training Program.