Nephrology

Our nephrology physicians evaluate and treat adult patients with all forms of congenital and acquired renal diseases. In addition, there is a pediatric nephrology clinic at MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, which provides diagnostic and treatment services to infants, children and adolescents.

Kelly Burdge, MD- Nephrologist, North Shore Physicians Group

Kelly Burdge, MD explains more about nephrology and why she loves practicing medicine on the North Shore watch video

Nephrology Conditions Treated

  • Fluid and electrolyte abnormalities
  • Stone disease
  • Renal tubular dysfunction
  • Acute and chronic renal failure

Nephrology Services

  • Chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)
  • Hemodialysis
  • Dialysis access placement

Autoimmune Multidisciplinary Clinic through NSPG


North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG)  patients with complex conditions involving their kidneys and rheumatologic diseases can be seen at the Autoimmune Multidisciplinary Clinic at 496 Lynnfield Street in Lynn. 


Every Thursday morning NSPG nephrologist Kelly Burdge, MD and rheumatologist Khalid Syed, MD, collaboratively develop treatment plans for individual patients.