Pediatric Nephrology

Renal Biopsy

In renal biopsy, a small sample of kidney tissue is removed with a needle. The test is sometimes used to evaluate a transplanted kidney. It is also used to evaluate an unexplained decrease in kidney function, persistent blood in the urine, or protein in the urine.

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Pediatric Nephrology
Golisano Children's Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 275-9784
Fax: (585) 756-8054

Clinic Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 8:45 am - 12:00 pm