Jefferson University Hospitals

Glomerulosclerosis

Glomerulosclerosis is the term used to describe scarring that occurs within the kidneys in the small balls of tiny blood vessels called the glomeruli. The glomeruli assist the kidneys in filtering urine from the blood.

Jefferson nephrologists can give you a thorough evaluation to help diagnose and treat the underlying problem to eliminate the symptoms of your glomerulosclerosis and prevent further damage to your kidney. Your physician will recommend a personalized treatment plan based on the extent of the damage done to your kidneys. Our medical team will guide you through all the treatment options to determine what course of treatment is best for you.

Rated a Top Hospital for Kidney Disease by Philadelphia magazine, you will benefit from our multidisciplinary approach by having access to various experts who will guide you and your family from evaluation through recovery.