The St. Peter's Health Nephrology Clinic provides highly specialized treatments for patients suffering from kidney disease and disorders including high blood pressure, chronic kidney failure and end-stage renal disease.

St. Peter’s Approach to Nephrology

The multidisciplinary care team, including nephrologist Dr. Robert LaClair, nurses, clinic dieticians and primary care providers, is focused on providing personalized and compassionate patient care that allows you to manage and treat your condition in a way that fits your life.

The Nephrology Clinic also works closely with the Dialysis Unit to help patients manage their treatments, as well as can provide guidance and preparation for kidney transplants, including transplant referrals. They also offer 24 or 48 hour blood pressure monitoring and analysis services.     

Conditions Treated

The Nephrology care team at St. Peter’s Health provides a wide range of services for the treatment of conditions such as:

  • Kidney disease
  • Protein in urine
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Chronic kidney failure
  • End-stage renal disease

Important Forms

If you are a new patient and have an appointment with our clinic, please complete the form below. You can either print it and complete it by hand or fill it out on your computer and print it.

Medical History Questionnaire

Referral Information

A referral is preferred but not required to receive care through the Nephrology clinic. Please note that some insurance companies may require a referral; please check your insurance requirements.

Care Team

Robert LaClair, MD

Kidney specialist Robert LaClair, MD completed his nephrology fellowship training at Indiana University in Indianapolis and his residency at David Grant Medical Center at Travis AFB, Calif.  He earned his Medical Degree from Rush Medical School in Chicago and completed undergraduate work at the University of Illinois in Urbana. Dr. LaClair comes to Helena from private practice in Nephrology at Eureka Internal Medicine in Eureka, California.

Location(s) of Nephrology Services