Paediatric Nephrology

The Paediatric Nephrology  Clinic is part of the Kidney Centre of Excellence which is one of the most sophisticated paediatric facilities in the UAE for the treatment of children with kidney disease.

The Nephrology Clinic offers competent diagnostic procedures and treatment for the entire range of acute and chronic renal function disorders in children, with resources that can help children and their families adjust to the social and emotional impact of renal diseases to their lives as wells as lessen the burden of treatment on them.

Specialists in the Nephrology Clinic maintain close working relationships with colleagues in other specialties. Our multidisciplinary team includes paediatric nephrologists, clinical nurse specialists, and nutritionists. 




The comprehensive paediatric nephrology team at Al Jalila Children’s takes care of children with all kidney problems:

  • Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure including dialysis treatment
  • Post kidney transplantation
  • Congenital kidney abnormalities including multicystic dysplastic kidneys, hydronephrosis, posterior uretral valve, single kidney, VUR reflux
  • Cystic kidney including autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease
  • Fluid, electrolytes and acid base abnormalities
  • Tubular abnormalities including nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, Bartter’s syndrome, Gitelman’s syndrome, Fanconi syndrome and cystinosis
  • Hematuria and proteinuria
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney stone and nephrocalcinosis
  • Nephrotic syndrome, all types of acute and chronic glomerulonephritis
  • Systemic diseases affecting kidneys including Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura (HSP), systemic vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE), polyarteritis nodosa, Wegener’s granulomatosis and Goodpasture’s syndrome
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Enuresis


Dr. Eva Simkova

Paediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Martin Bitzan

Paediatric Nephrologist


      Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates
800 AJCH (8002524)
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