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Nephrology and Hypertension

Nationally ranked in pediatric hypertension and nephrology care

Whether your child needs an evaluation or has a condition requiring a kidney transplant, we understand the unique challenges of children living with kidney problems. The specialists at Children’s Hospital work in partnership with you and your family to provide a healing and supportive environment for your child.

Conditions We Treat

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    Chronic kidney disease
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    Electrolyte disorders
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    Glomerulonephritis
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    Hypertension (high blood pressure)
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    Kidney stones
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    Kidney transplant
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    Nephrotic syndrome
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    Renal tubular disorders

Meet Your Care Team

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
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
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
Valentina Kon

Valentina KonMD

    Congenital Anomalies of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract, Cystic Kidney Diseases, Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, 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 Nephrology and Hypertension Care at Children’s Hospital

  • Expert care

    Vanderbilt Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension is recognized as one of the nation’s best by U.S News & World Report for delivering leading-edge, compassionate care to children.

  • 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.

  • Innovative research

    Our doctors and surgeons are at the forefront of pediatric research and education. Our nationally recognized researchers are committed to finding new ways to better understand, treat and ultimately prevent childhood diseases and maximize child health. You can be part of this process as well.

Tests, Treatments and Services

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

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    Dialysis
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    Kidney biopsies
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    Renal replacement therapy
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    Therapeutic apheresis

Locations (4)

2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
100 West 4th Street, Suite 320
Cookeville, TN 38501
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
37 Sandstone Circle, Suite 100
Jackson, TN 38305
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.