Avg. ER Wait Time

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Kidney Disease Center -- Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones

General Overview

Kidney stones are pieces of stone-like material that form on the walls of the kidney. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs in the lower back. Their main function is to remove waste from the body and to balance the water and mineral content of the blood by removing water.


  • American Urological Association Foundation


  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


  • National Kidney Foundation


  • The Oxalosis and Hyperoxaluria Foundation