Nephrology and Dialysis

A Nephrologist specializes in the treatment of diseases that affect the kidneys. Your kidneys have several vital functions, including:

  • Removing waste and excess fluid from the blood
  • Maintaining your body’s electrolyte balance
  • Releasing hormones with functions such as managing blood pressure

At Portneuf, our Nephrology team specializes in providing care and medical management for patients with some of the most complex medical needs including: kidney failure, chronic kidney disease and end stage kidney disease, difficult to manage high blood pressure, pre- and post-transplant, and cardiorenal syndrome.

Our medical director of Nephrology has years of experience managing both inpatient and outpatient dialysis care, and is able provide experienced, high-quality kidney care close to home.

Portneuf will continue its excellence in inpatient dialysis services and will extend that care by offering outpatient follow up appointments with Dr. Cline.

Dialysis Services Include:

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Dedicated Continues Dialysis for ICU Patients


Service Providers

Richard Cline, MD