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Comprehensive Diagnosis and Treatment of Kidney-Related Diseases

The Sansum Clinic Nephrology Department offers comprehensive evaluation and care of patients, age 18 and older with kidney-related diseases. Our comprehensive care includes all forms of dialysis, transplantation and treatment.


Our evaluation, diagnosis and treatment services include :

  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • High blood pressure
  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
  • Nephrology referrals

Dialysis Treatment

Dialysis patients are often directed to the Santa Barbara Community Dialysis Center, where full service hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis is offered.

Referrals are necessary for most insurance plans. Patients must schedule appointments directly with this department and may receive special instructions regarding your visit. If you would like to schedule an appointment, or have questions about your visit, please call our department directly at (805) 681-7660.