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Department of Nephrology

 
The mission of the Division of Nephrology of TMUH is to provide comprehensive care for patients with a spectrum of kidney diseases and related clinical problems including hypertension, acid-base disorder, and fluids and electrolytes imbalance.

Conditions We Treat

  • Diseases of the kidney
  • Hypertension
  • Acid-base disorder
  • Fluids and electrolytes imbalance
 

 

Services & Treatments

SERVICES & PROGRAMS

CKD Center

  • Multidisciplinary CKD education
  • JCI-CCPC certification for CKD Stage I to IV  
  • Joint Commission International (JCI) Standards for Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC)

 

Intensive Care Nephrology

  • Conventional Hemodialysis
  • CAPD, APD, CCPD
  • CVVH
  • Hemoperfusion 
  • Plasma exchange 
  • DFPP : Double Filtration Plasmapheresis
  • CPFA : Coupled Plasma Filtration Adsorption

 

Interventional Nephrology

  • Kidney Ultrasound
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Vascular access placement for hemodialysis

 

Kidney Transplantation

  • Living related kidney transplantation
  • Cadaveric kidney transplantation Peri-operative care
  • Post kidney transplant care
 

OUR DOCTORS

Hsi-Hsien Chen, MD PhD

Nephrology

SPECIALTY/PRACTICE AREAS:
• Edema
• Proteinuria
• Acute/chronic kindy failure
• Hypertension
• Electrolyte imbalance
• Hemodialysis
• Peritoneal dialysis
• Kidney transplantation
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LANGUAGES SPOKEN:
• English
• Chinese

Yueh-Lin Wu, MD

Nephrology

SPECIALTY/PRACTICE AREAS:
• Chronic kidney disease and mineral-bone disease
• Electrolyte imbalance
• Proteinuria and leg edema
• Hemodialysis and Peritoneal dialysis
• Acute kidney injury
• Critical care nephrology
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LANGUAGES SPOKEN:
• English
• Chinese

Chih-Chin Kao, MD

Nephrology

SPECIALTY/PRACTICE AREAS:
• Acute / Chronic renal failure
• Hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, plasmapheresis
• Kidney transplantation
• Proteinuria, hematuria, glomerulonephritis
• Urinary tract infection
• Electrolyte imbalance, acid-base disorder
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LANGUAGES SPOKEN:
• English
• Chinese

Mai-Szu Wu, MD

Nephrology

SPECIALTY/PRACTICE AREAS:
• Critical care nephrology
• Internal medicine
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LANGUAGES SPOKEN:
• English
• French
• Chinese

Yen-Chung Lin, MD

Nephrology

SPECIALTY/PRACTICE AREAS:
• acute kidney injury
• chronic kidney disease
• renal replacement therapy (hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis)
• kidney transplantation
• electrolyte imbalance
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LANGUAGES SPOKEN:
• English
• Chinese

Te-Chao Fang, MD PhD

Nephrology

SPECIALTY/PRACTICE AREAS:
• Proteinuria; hematuria
• Edema
• Acute kidney injury
• Chronic kidney disease
• Hemodialysis/Peritoneal dialysis
• Kidney transplantation
• Electrolyte imbalance
• Acid-base disorder
• Internal medicine (Diabetes and Hypertension, etc)
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LANGUAGES SPOKEN:
• English
• Chinese
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