Ochsner Health is a leader in nephrology in the Gulf South Region. At Ochsner Lafayette General Nephrology Center - a department of Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center, we provide specialized care for all patients living with kidney disease. Our team provides compassionate care to better serve patients in the diagnosis and treatment of disease of the kidneys.
Why Choose Us For Nephrology Care?
Your kidney health is a top priority for you, and that makes it a top priority for us. Our multi-disciplinary team at Ochsner Lafayette General Nephrology Center collaborates to provide an individualized treatment plan for each of our patients. Our supporting team of specialists consists of board-certified nephrologists, interventional nephrologists, clinical nurse specialists, renal dieticians, pharmacists, social workers and more. We provide specialized care using state-of-the-art medical equipment and are focused on providing our patients with a comfortable, safe, timely and effective dialysis treatment.
You can call our nephrology center at 337-703-6431. We are open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. You can also make an appointment through MyOchsner.
At Ochsner Lafayette General Nephrology Center, we treat a variety of kidney disorders and disease, including:
- Chronic kidney disease
- End-stage kidney disease
- Essential and secondary hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Glomerular disease and glomerulonephritis
- Acute kidney injury
- Nephrolithiasis (kidney stones)
- Electrolyte disorders (disorders of water, sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus)
- Acid-base disturbances