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What is nephrology? 

Nephrology is a subspecialty of internal medicine that looks into all kinds of kidney conditions, delivering the necessary treatments and solutions. Its primary goal is to improve and preserve the health of your kidneys, helping anyone with kidney diseases to overcome them and regain vitality. Nephrologists have the deep training and knowledge to not only diagnose and treat kidney diseases, but also other health complications these kidney diseases may induce. For instance, polycystic kidney disease, hypertension and diabetes mellitus, which can cause kidney failure. Common treatment options for kidney diseases including medications, or the discontinuation of medications that are deemed harmful to the kidneys, dietary changes as well as haemodialysis.

Dr Tan Li Ping

Consultant Internal Medicine Physician & Nephrologist

Bahasa Melayu, Cantonese, English, Mandarin


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