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Welcome to the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus which has had a long legacy in academic medicine. Our mission is to provide the highest levels of medical care to patients, train the next generation of academic leaders and expand on cutting-edge basic and clinical investigation in nephrology. The Renal Division at the University of Colorado continues to be one of the premier academic programs. We are proud to be recognized in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report Rankings as #11 nationally for Nephrology. Please explore our website to learn more about our state of the art clinical and educational programs and distinguished faculty members.​​​


Location: 12700 E. 19th Avenue, Campus Box C281, Aurora, Colorado 80045

About us

We are dedicated to providing the highest level of medical care to patients; to advancing the art and science of nephrology through research and discovery.












Mysterious disease may be tied to climate change

A mysterious kidney disease that has killed more than 20,000 people may be linked to global climate change.

Genetic mutation in ancient apes

may be factor in obesity rates, says CU Anschutz Professor of Medicine Richard J. Johnson.

Faculty Spotlight: Michel Chonchol

Professor and Director of the End Stage Renal Disease program since 2013.

Many of our Divisions hold weekly conferences. Division Conferences schedules.

Medicine Grand Rounds takes place in the AIP2, Conference Center Auditorium. The public is welcome to attend. Medicine Grand Rounds schedule.

The Research and Innovation Conference is held in Room AO1, Room 7000. RIC schedule.

The 44th Annual Renal Disease & Electrolyte Disorders Course will be held July 24-28, 2017 in Aspen, Colorado.  More information and registration will be available at a later date.  Inquires can be directed to:​