Pediatric nephrology is a multidisciplinary center that offers expert diagnosis, treatment and management of all types of kidney and hypertensive disorders in infants, children, and adolescents. Our specialists include skilled and experienced pediatric nephrologists, imaging specialists, pediatric nurses and a team of many other multidisciplinary specialists. We are committed to provide the best possible care for children with kidney disorders.

Common Diseases We Treat:

  • Acute kidney injury
  • Bartter Syndrome
  • Chronic kidney disease (U of U)
  • Congenital kidney disorders
  • Cystinosis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hematuria (Blood in urine)
  • Hypertension
  • Hypophosphatemic rickets
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Kidney stones
  • Multicystic dysplastic kidney
  • Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Prenatal consultation for in utero kidney disorders
  • Proteinuria (Protein in urine)
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Renal tubular acidosis
  • Single kidney

Treatments & Specialized Testing

  • 24 hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis (U of U)
  • Kidney Transplantation (PCH)
  • Plasmapheresis

Contact Us

Nephrology

Phone: 801-213-3599

Fax: 801-587-7539

Dialysis

Phone: 801-662-7600

Kidney Transplant

Phone: 801-662-6800

Matthew M. Grinsell, MD, PhD

Patient Rating:

4.5

4.5 out of 5

Dr. Matthew Grinsell completed his medical degree and doctorate of philosophy from the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He then completed his Pediatric residency and fellowship in Nephrology at The University of Virginia. He is board-certified in Pediatric Nephrology. Dr. Grinsell is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University o... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Nephrology

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-213-3599
PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton 801-213-3599
University Hospital
Transplant and Specialty Clinic
801-213-3599

Raoul D. Nelson, PhD, MD

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Dr. Raoul Nelson received his medical degree and doctorate of philosophy from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, completed his Pediatric residency at University of Utah and Primary Children’s Medical Center, and completed his Nephrology Fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital at Washington University of St. Louis. He is curr... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Nephrology

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-213-3599
PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton 801-213-3599
University Hospital
Pediatric Nephrology, Clinic 6
801-213-3599

Debra L. Sandt, MSN, CPNP

Patient Rating:

4.6

4.6 out of 5

Debra Sandt, MSN, CPNP, received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Utah in 2002. Prior to that, she practiced as a pediatric RN for 20 years. She began her career in pediatric nursing at Children’s Hospital of Orange County in southern California working on an infant and toddler unit. In 1994, she moved to Salt Lake City and ... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-213-3599
University Hospital
Transplant and Specialty Clinic
801-213-3599

Meredith Seamon, MD

Dr. Meredith Seamon received her medical education at Creighton University, where she also did her undergraduate studies. She then completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin, and fellowship training in Pediatric Nephrology at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is an Assistant ... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Nephrology

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-213-3599
PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton 801-213-3599
University Hospital 801-213-3599

Joseph R. Sherbotie, MD

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Dr. Sherbotie received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University, completed his pediatric residency at Brown University, and completed his pediatric nephrology fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Sherbotie spent the next 7... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Nephrology

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-213-3599
PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton 801-213-3599
University Hospital 801-213-3599
University of Utah Hospital 50 N. Medical Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Map
Appointments
801-213-3599
PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton 3773 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT 84065
Appointments
801-213-3599
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services 81 N. Mario Capecchi Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Map
Appointments
801-213-3599