Our Team:

Kusum Kumar, MD

Susan Voltaire | Debra Best – Administrative Assistants

The Department of Nephrology provides comprehensive diagnostic, therapeutic and treatment services to children from infancy to young adulthood. They provide Nephrology consults to the pediatric inpatient unit and have a busy outpatient clinic. The residents optionally rotate in this division for a month in their second or third year. The common conditions treated are:

Nephrotic SyndromeHydronephrosis
Acute NephritisRenal Tubular Acidosis
HypertensionAcute Renal Failure
Congenital Renal AnomaliesEndocrine related renal problems
Sickle Cell NephropathyChronic Renal Failure
Voiding disorders


  • Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center:
  • Brookdale Family Care Center-Linden