Hypertension Specialist Ltd

Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for Consultations

About Hypertension Specialist Ltd

Hypertension Specialist Ltd are Nephrologists specialising in Renal Medicine in Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand.

The following description is a generic description for the category and does not necessarily reference all the services/ procedures offered by Hypertension Specialist Ltd.

Nephrology/Renal Medicine

A Nephrologists specialises in the management of conditions that affect the kidneys. This branch of medicine is called Nephrology, or renal medicine. This involves diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the kidneys. The kidneys, located in the rear of the abdominal cavity, filter out wastes and excess fluid from the blood and excrete them as urine. Common problems with the kidneys include: acute (sudden) sudden loss of kidney function, or chronic (long-term) worsening of function; kidney stones; urinary tract infections; blood loss in the urine (haematuria); and protein loss in the urine (proteinuria). Treatment for many kidney disorders commonly involves medications. However, if kidney function worsens or begins to fail, dialysis (using a machine to filter the blood) may be needed and, later, kidney transplantation.


Contact Hypertension Specialist Ltd

Office 3, Level 4
87-89 Albert St
Auckland Central

5 Home Pl

Ascot Office Park
95 Ascot Ave

87-89 Albert St Auckland 1010 New Zealand