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Hypertension Program

The Pediatric Hypertension Program at Children’s Hospital specializes in diagnosing and treating children with high blood pressure.

Our specialists will review your child’s medical history and complete a physical examination and urinalysis to determine your child’s blood pressure and underlying factors. Our hypertension specialists will recommend lifestyle changes and medications to improve your child’s health.

Additional testing may include laboratory studies of blood, heart, and urine; radiology; and 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Patients may participate in clinical research studies to determine the cause of hypertension and best treatment options.

Meet Your Care Team

Tracy E. Hunley
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4.9

Tracy E. HunleyMD

    Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Glomerulonephritis, Kidney Stones and Nephrocalcinosis, Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome
Kathy L. Jabs
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4.7

Kathy L. JabsMD

    Chronic Kidney Disease, Congenital Anomalies of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract, Glomerulonephritis, Kidney Transplantation, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension
Deborah K. Jones
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4.9

Deborah K. JonesMD, MS

    Congenital Anomalies of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract, Cystic Kidney Diseases, Electrolyte and Acid-base Disorders, Glomerulonephritis, Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome
Rene G. Vandevoorde
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5

Rene G. VandevoordeIII, MD

    Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Hematuria, Hypertension, Nephrology, Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, Proteinuria
Carl A. Anderson
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4.8

Carl A. AndersonAPRN, DNP, MSN

    Hypertension, Kidney Stones and Nephrocalcinosis, Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension

Why Choose Hypertension Care at Children’s Hospital

  • Family-centered care

    You know your child best. So we work with you to create a specialized healthcare plan based on what is best for your child’s health. At Children’s Hospital, you are always a key member of your child’s care team.

  • Recognized care

    U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks us among the best children’s hospitals in the U.S. We are honored to make the list of best hospitals in all 10 specialties ranked.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments, and services including:

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    24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
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    Electrocardiogram (EKG)
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    Radiology studies
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    Urinalysis

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