Meet Your Care Team
Your care team is the dedicated group of healthcare providers, specialists, counselors and family and friends who are there for you throughout your kidney disease journey. Living—and thriving—with chronic kidney disease (CKD) takes support, so reach out to your team whenever you need them.
Team members who will support you
You’ll have different people on your care team depending on your CKD stage and the treatment you choose. You can learn more about specific care teams here: in-center hemodialysis care team, at-home peritoneal dialysis care team and at-home hemodialysis care team. If you choose another option like transplant or supportive care, your care team will be made up of members who can best support you.
Nephrologist (kidney doctor)
Your nephrologist is a kidney expert with advanced training in kidney care. He or she is responsible for monitoring your kidney health, stages of CKD and dialysis treatment or transplant care.
Primary care physician
Home dialysis training nurse
Patient care technician
Reach out to your care team
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