When - and where - you should seek care for kidney stones
Some people don't realize they have kidney stones, and others may experience excruciating pain. Patients may seek care through a hospital emergency department or their primary care provider. They may also seek treatment from a urologist or a kidney specialist, called a nephrologist, such as Upstate's Stephen Knohl, MD. Knohl explains how kidney stones form, what can be done to prevent them and what to expect from a visit with a nephrologist.