Leonardo Canessa, MD

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Dayton Children's Hospital
Dayton, OH 45404
Phone: 937-641-3304
Fax: 937-641-4600

Department: Nephrology (Hypertension, Renal and Urologic Diseases).

Services: Nephrology (Hypertension, Renal and Urologic Diseases).


Education and Training+

Medical School: San Marcos University, Peru

Fellowship: Pediatric nephrology, Georgetown University Hospital

Board Certification: Pediatric nephrology

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Other Notes: Dr. Canessa is the medical director of pediatric nephrology at Dayton Children's and assistant professor, department of pediatrics, Wright State University School of Medicine.

The department of pediatric nephrology provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for the entire range of disorders of the kidney, urinary tract and hypertension. Inpatient and outpatient consultations are available for patients with electrolyte acid base and blood pressure disorders. Consultation for calcium and phosphorus disorders, and blood pressure disorders are also provided. The department offers specialized procedures for renal replacement therapy including hemodyalysis, peritoneal dialysis and hemofiltration/hemodiafiltration (CAVH/CVVH) for acute inpatients.


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