Nephrology Care

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Why choose Adena Nephrology Services?

Your kidneys work hard to keep your body healthy. When something goes wrong, it can cause a wide variety of health issues — from easily treatable conditions to more long-term issues.

If you suspect something is not right with your kidneys, our experienced nephrologists are close to home to test, diagnose, and treat all forms of kidney disease and disorders to help you manage your best health. Adena’s kidney specialists are dedicated to providing the best care available.

If you have kidney issues, our team will work with you to maintain your kidney health with medications and a holistic approach to slow the progression of the disease. If surgery is needed, our kidney specialists can coordinate care with our urologists who can also perform minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery to ensure you have less blood loss, less pain, and a faster recovery.

Kidney Health: Proactive Screenings and Preventive Measures

Early detection of kidney issues can pave the way for effective interventions, allowing individuals to lead healthy and fulfilling life. Here are some proactive measures to ensure optimal kidney health:

  • Blood Pressure Regulation: Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is crucial for kidney health. Consider reducing your salt intake and consult with your physician about potential medications to manage high blood pressure.
  • Protein Moderation: While healthy kidneys efficiently filter waste and retain essential proteins, compromised kidneys might struggle. It might be beneficial to limit dietary protein, reducing the workload on your kidneys.
  • Potassium Management: The kidneys play a pivotal role in regulating blood potassium levels. With kidney disease, potassium levels can rise, posing risks to heart health. It's essential to monitor and manage your potassium intake.
  • Quit Smoking: Smoking not only exacerbates kidney issues but also elevates the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Ceasing smoking can significantly improve overall health and reduce the risk of kidney complications.
  • Blood Glucose Control: Elevated blood glucose can be detrimental to the kidneys. Over prolonged periods, high glucose can damage the kidney filters, leading to protein leakage in the urine. Regular monitoring and management of blood glucose are paramount.

By adopting these measures and regularly consulting with healthcare professionals, one can effectively manage and mitigate kidney-related challenges.

 

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Adena Kidney Suite Location

Adena Kidney Specialists are dedicated to providing top-tier care for patients with kidney-related issues. Located in the Adena Health Pavilion, our specialists are equipped with the knowledge and expertise to address a range of kidney conditions.

 

Adena Health Pavilion, Suite G35
4437 St Rt 159
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601

Conditions Treated

Our nephrology team offers expert, compassionate treatment for a variety of kidney and liver-related diseases, such as:

 

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  • Acute kidney failure
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetes
  • Genetic conditions
  • Glomerular disease
  • Renal hypertension

Dialysis: Essential Treatment for Kidney Health

For individuals grappling with chronic kidney disease or outright kidney failure, dialysis emerges as a crucial lifeline. It compensates for the kidneys' diminished capacity to filter and expel waste from the body. At our center, our dedicated dialysis team provides compassionate and tailored care, encompassing:

  • Hemodialysis (Both Inpatient and Outpatient): In this procedure, a machine draws blood from the body, directing it through a specialized filter known as a dialyzer. This filter effectively removes waste and surplus fluid. Subsequently, the cleansed blood is returned to the body.
  • Peritoneal Dialysis: This method involves introducing a sterile solution, termed dialysate, into the abdomen via a catheter. This solution attracts waste, chemicals, and excess fluid from the blood. Once the dialysate has absorbed these impurities, it's drained out, ensuring that only purified blood remains within the body.

Through these advanced techniques, we strive to enhance the quality of life for our patients, ensuring they receive the best possible care for their kidney health.

Services and Treatments

Our Adena Kidney Specialists will create a plan for disease management and healing to get you back to a regular routine. We currently provide inpatient services for:

 

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  • Diet, medication and lifestyle changes
  • Kidney testing and screening
  • Lab testing and evaluation

Our Nephrology Providers

Our Providers

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Adonteng-Boateng, Percy MD

Adonteng-Boateng, Percy MD

Adena Health Pavilion
Nephrology
Gallaugher, Rebekah CNP

Gallaugher, Rebekah CNP

Adena Health Pavilion
Nephrology
Manson, Melissa D., CNP

Manson, Melissa D., CNP

Adena Health Pavilion
Nephrology
Orimilikwe, Emily MD

Orimilikwe, Emily MD

Nephrology
Pargeter, Kevin DO

Pargeter, Kevin DO

Adena Health Pavilion
Nephrology
Rankine, Kirk MD

Rankine, Kirk MD

Adena Health Pavilion
Nephrology
Sowers, Lyndsey CNP

Sowers, Lyndsey CNP

Adena Health Pavilion
Nephrology

Our Locations

Our Locations

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Adena Health Center - Fayette

1510 Columbus Avenue
Washington Court House, OH 43160

Adena Health Center - Jackson

1000 Veterans Drive
Jackson, OH 45640

Adena Health Pavilion

272 Hospital Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Adena Pike Medical Center

100 Dawn Lane
Waverly, OH 45690

Adena Specialty Clinic - Circleville

798 North Court Street
Circleville, OH 43113

Adena Specialty Clinic - Fayette

1510 Columbus Avenue, Suite 310, Suite 320, Suite 340
Washington Court House, OH 43160