UofL pediatric nephrology providers are now with Norton Children’s Nephrology

At Norton Children’s Nephrology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, patients benefit from access to resources of the Norton Children’s network of care.

The affiliation between Norton Healthcare, UofL Physicians – Pediatrics and the University of Louisville School of Medicine makes it easier for children and their families to access comprehensive nephrology care connected to the Norton Children’s network.

This network provides a collaboration between subspecialties, access to inpatient care and improved continuity of care through Epic electronic medical records throughout the Norton Children’s system. Norton EpicLink allows providers to make a referral and stay connected to their patient’s progress, testing and care notes for any Norton Children’s encounter.

Specialists with Norton Children’s Nephrology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, have the training and experience to treat all types of acute and chronic kidney diseases, congenital kidney anomalies, and renal tubular diseases. We provide acute care for kidney stones, urinary tract infections and kidney disorders.

Our board-certified specialists are experienced in the management of renal failure and electrolyte abnormalities. The Norton Children’s Nephrology multidisciplinary transplant program includes transplant nephrologists, surgeons and coordinators, a dietitian, a social worker and transplant psychologist for comprehensive post-transplant renal care of children.

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We developed the Norton Children’s Nephrology Pediatric Hypertension Program to improve care for children and adolescents with elevated blood pressure and hypertension. The program uses ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, a reliable and safe study for evaluation and management of pediatric hypertension as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Experienced physicians who serve on the University of Louisville School of Medicine faculty are also passing along their expertise to the next generation of providers and conducting valuable clinical research that brings innovative treatments to their patients.

Norton Children’s continues to bring quality, compassionate pediatric care to children and families in Louisville, Southern Indiana and beyond.

Norton Children’s is improving access to its specialists. Now, when you make a referral to most Norton Children’s Medical Group employed specialists, the patient will have an encounter within seven business days, which include scheduled labs or diagnostic testing, a telehealth appointment with a provider, or an appointment at the practice with a provider.

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Meet our team

Siddharth Shah, M.D.
Pediatric Nephrologist
Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant and Hypertension Program
Division Chief, Medical Director of Pediatric Nephrology, UofL School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UofL School of Medicine

Malavika Prasad, M.D.
Pediatric Nephrologist
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UofL School of Medicine

April Loveall, R.N., BSN, CPN

Kathy Lincoln, R.N., BSN

Meagan Molestina, APRN

Courtney Smith, Ph.D.
Pediatric Psychologist

Jenna Walsh, LCSW
Social Worker

Sarah Workman, MSN, RDN, L.D.
Dietitian


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