Welcome to the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

The division of Nephrology and Hypertension maintains a full spectrum of clinical services, including management of acute and chronic renal failure, renal transplantation, and hypertension. The division has extensive experience in hemodialysis, all forms of peritoneal dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, plasmapheresis (including immunoabsorption), renal biopsy, and immunosuppression management.

The division maintains two chronic dialysis units, one on the East Carolina University School of Medicine campus, and the other on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. In addition, the University maintains an active renal transplant program performing approximately 100 transplants per year.

Cynthia R. Christiano

Cynthia R. Christiano, MD
Division Chief
Associate Professor of Medicine

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