The Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension at Northwell Health has a nationally and internationally distinguished faculty involved in patient care (inpatient and outpatient settings), research and teaching. Areas of emphasis include the treatment of kidney stones, kidney dialysis, end-stage renal disease, both pre and post kidney transplantation services, hypertension and metabolic bone disease.

Why choose us?

Patients choose the division’s nephrology services for:

World-Class Nephrology Care

The physicians are among the foremost kidney specialists in the world and are involved in patient care, research and teaching.

Most Advanced Types of Transplants

To increase the availability of kidneys for patients, the kidney transplantation team is experienced in performing the most advanced types of kidney transplants.

  • Kidney transplant surgery   
  • ABO incompatible kidney transplant surgery  
  • Highly sensitized kidney transplantation
  • Unique outpatient transplant procedure developed by Northwell Health transplant surgeons

Interdisciplinary Approach to Kidney Stones Treatment

Since most stone diseases have metabolic causes, comprehensive care includes surgical removal and reduction of metabolic risk factors.

Clinical Trials

Patients have the opportunity to participate in promising new treatments being tested in clinical trials for hypertension, chronic kidney disease, anemia, metabolic bone disease and nephrology education.



Steven N. Fishbane, MD

  • Chief of Division - Kidney Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Chief of Division - Kidney Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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(516) 465-8200

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