Pediatric Nephrology

High Blood Pressure and Hypertension Program

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides consultations for children who are being treated for elevated blood pressure and hypertension.  Our expert doctors offer a comprehensive evaluation including 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, which is the gold standard for diagnosing white coat hypertension.

During the evaluation, we work closely with Pediatric Cardiology to monitor your child's heart function. We also provide your family with access to a nutritionist to help your child maintain a heart healthy diet.  In the rare cases where treatment may require surgery, we have excellent Pediatric Surgery and Interventional Radiology teams who assist us.

Lawrence S. Milner, MD

Lawrence S. Milner, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7429
Fax #: 617-636-0066

Renal failure, acute and chronic, glomerular disease (especially urine microscopy), liver related renal disease, hypertension, urinary tract infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, acute dialysis (peritoneal, hemodialysis and hemofiltration), transplantation

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To make an appointment with one of our expert Pediatric Nephrologists, please call 617-636-8100.