Nephrology is a medical specialty concerned with kidneys, their functioning, possible problems, and the methods of treatment. Specialists working in this sphere deal with systemic disorders of the abovementioned organs (diabetes and autoimmune disease), as well as various problems occurring as a result of kidney illnesses (renal osteodystrophy, hypertension, etc.). In our scientific and research clinic at the University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, you can rely on the experience of our highly qualified nephrologists. They are ready to help patients of all ages, regardless of the stage of the disease.  

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Department of Nephrology

Under the direction of Cao Shili, the specialists of Nephrology Division have achieved significant results in treatment of chronic glomerulonephritis, diabetic nephropathy, chronic kidney disease, and other disorders. The whole medical staff of the Department are the members of the Tientsin Association of Natural Sciences. The research activities of our specialists are aimed at elaboration of new and maximally effective methods of kidney failure treatment.

What we treat

The doctors of Nephrology Department cure the patients with different types of kidney diseases:
  • chronic glomerulonephritis;
  • diabetic nephropathy;
  • lardaceous kidney;
  • urinary stone disease;
  • chronic kidney disease;
  • nephritis;
  • pyelonephritis;
  • kidney failure;
  • drug-induced damage of kidneys, and so on.


In order to diagnose the abovementioned disorders, our specialists apply to laboratory tests and instrumental examinations. The former include clinical urine analysis, urine bacteriologic examination, clinical blood analysis, biochemical analysis of blood with hard research of urea, potassium, creatinine, chlorides, proteins, sodium, and albumin. As for instrumental examinations, they include:
  • kidney ultrasonography;
  • X-ray examination;
  • computer tomography;
  • MR-imaging;
  • urinary catheterization;
  • renal biopsy;
  • radioisotope renography;
  • descending urography;
  • selective arteriography;
  • and gamma-camera imaging.


To help the patients with kidney diseases, the specialists of our Department apply to medication, as well as the techniques of Traditional Chinese Medicine. We treat our patients by herbal teas, medical massage and special diets. Carefully chosen physical therapy taken together with healthy eating helps our patients lose extra weight and, thus, speed up the recovery process.

We develop an individual therapeutic regimen for each client. So, if you want to undergo treatment in our Nephrology Department, fill out the therapy request form and give us your personal medical data.


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+86 138 1102 3493


88 Zihuan Road, Xiqing, Tianjin, China

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