About

Our mission

To inform kidney stones patients about their condition and empower them to take steps to prevent future stones from developing.

Who we are

KidneyStoners.org is a non-commercial website that was started to help patients better understand their condition and the options available for treatment and prevention. The information contained in this website is based on available medical research and is accurate to the best of our knowledge.

Current and prior contributors

Bonnie is a kidney stone patient who has provided a patient’s perspective on kidney stone disease through her posts.

Kayla is a medullary kidney stone (MSK) disease patient who has written about how to manage MSK physically and emotionally, from a patient’s perspective. She runs a Facebook group for MSK patients at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/Spongelife/

Roger K Low, M.D. is a Professor of Urology at University of California at Davis, in Sacramento, California.

Manoj Monga, M.D. is a Professor of Urology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Mike M. Nguyen, M.D., M.P.H. is an Associate Professor of Urology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, CA. He is the founder of the site.

Marshall Stoller, M.D. is a Professor of Urology at University of California at San Francisco, in San Francisco, CA

Contact us

You can contact us by email at ask@kidneystoners.org

Disclaimer

This website is meant as an informational resource and should not be taken to represent medical advice. Please consult with a medical professional if you are in need of treatment.