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  • Patients get dialysis care from home

    The Home Dialysis team at The Ottawa Hospital gives some patients the option to receive their dialysis treatment at home. Dedicated staff meet challenges to deliver more accessible care.

  • Kidney specialist helps at-risk women through pregnancies

    He is the “go-to” doctor in the Ottawa area for treating pregnant women with kidney disease. And patients like Dawn Lau are grateful to Dr. Ayub Akbari for his supportive, attentive, responsive care that even includes handing out his personal phone number in case patients need to reach him.

  • New centre of excellence provides hope for those with cystic renal kidney disease

    Gina Hedges remembers, not long ago, when she had to travel to Toronto just to receive treatment for her polycystic kidney disease. But that’s changing. A new centre of excellence at The Ottawa Hospital will provide access to radiologists, urologists, surgeons and others, all in one place.