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therite1 posted:
Hello, my 24 year old daughter has been in severe pain for over 3 years now and was just recently diagnosed with mobile kidney, hers in not only fallen but also moved in front of her liver. We are so far unsuccessful in finding a surgeon who is experienced with the nephropexy surgery necessary to fix the problem that has had any success. Can any one on here please point us toward a surgeon in the United States that can do it? (Especially the western United States, but at this point, we'll take any state) Thank you

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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
I'm sorry to hear about your daughters pain but having a diagnosis must be a relief!

The WebMD Terms & Conditions prohibit members from recommending specific doctors but we do have a physician's directory here: WebMD Physician Finder

You might want to check with a Kidney foundation - they might have a referral to a specific doctor who can help.

Best of luck to you and your family! I hope you find a surgeon quickly!

Haylen


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