A complicated type of stone disease caused by a defective gene. We offer complete care and treatment.
* A TREATMENT FOR THE MOST COMPLEX CASES *
A complete metabolic examination, including blood and urine sample tests. You and your doctor will discuss your diet, lifestyle, current medication(s) and other conditions.
Dedicated Medical Management
A wire and a balloon are inserted through a small incision to access the kidney.
A small telescope is inserted through the urinary pathway with a laser, which breaks up the stone.
Ureteroscopy & Laser Lithotripsy
Uses high-energy shock waves to break stones.
Shockwave lithotripsy (SWL)
Einstein offers a broad array of treatment options for kidney stone management, as well as coordination with other specialists when needed. Our Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center is led by Justin Friedlander, MD.
Eat meat and salt
Get 2–3 servings
of dairy per day
Drink 100 ounces
of water per day
In some people, kidney stones are caused by something outside their control, such as:
The kidneys maintain our body's balance of water, salts and minerals by filtering unwanted substances from the blood in the form of urine. If the substances become too concentrated, crystals form. These crystals attach to one another and collectively make a stone.