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University Nephrologists specialize in the management of patients with end-stage renal disease, pre- and postoperative care of kidney tranplant patients, and immunosuppressive therapy. Our nephrologists collaborate with transplant surgeons, cardiologists, dietitians, social workers and other specialists to carefully evaluate and manage transplant candidates, recipients and living donors.


Practice emphasis: Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Education: University of Heidelberg Medical Faculty, Germany

Residency: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center (Internal Medicine) 

Fellowship: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center (Nephrology)

Clinical Expertise: Kidney disease, kidney transplant

Research Interests: Drug development for treatment of recurrent focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), molecular mechanisms of FSGS

Languages: English, Spanish, German, Serbian

Dr. Saltzberg is the medical director of kidney transplant and pancreas transplant.

Practice Emphasis: Transplant nephrology

Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston, nephrology

Board Certification: Internal medicine, nephrology

Special Interests: Renal transplant, transplant follow-up care 

Special Procedures: Percutaneous renal biopsy 

Our practice offers specialty programs in the following areas:
  • Transplant candidacy evaluation
  • Immunosuppression management
  • Living donor consultation 
  • Kidney biopsies

In addition, we provide thorough diagnosis and treatment for transplant patients with the following conditions:​
  • Acute and chronic kidney failure
  • Intrinsic kidney deseases including:
    • diabetic nephropathy
    • hypertensive kidney disease
    • glomerulonephritis
  • Kidney stones
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Electrolyte and acid-based problems

Accreditation and Recognition

University Nephrology
1725 W. Harrison St.
Professional Building III
Suite 161
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-4252
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