American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. and Western Nephrology Announce Plans to Open the Kidney Center of the Rockies in the Vail Valley
BEVERLY, Mass. & DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ARA), a leading national
provider of outpatient dialysis services, and Western Nephrology, one of
the largest nephrology groups in Colorado, today announced plans to open
the Kidney Center of the Rockies in Avon, Colorado. This
state-of-the-art outpatient dialysis facility will be the only dialysis
center located along the I-70 corridor in the Colorado Mountains between
the major cities of Denver, CO and Grand Junction, CO. The facility will
be in the Vail Valley, located at the new Buck Creek Medical Plaza in
Avon, CO, and is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2016.
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The new dialysis center will be owned in a partnership between American
Renal Associates (ARA) and Western Nephrology. Leading kidney specialist
physicians will provide medical director services to the Kidney Center
of the Rockies, and dialysis patients who choose the Kidney Center of
the Rockies will have multiple treatment options, including in-center
hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis (PD) and home hemodialysis.
“With the planned opening of the Kidney Center of the Rockies, we are
also pleased to introduce Dialysis at SkiSM – a
concept designed to help traveling dialysis patients and their families
plan vacations in the Vail Valley knowing that they will have the
ability to receive their dialysis treatments in a location that is
close, convenient and operated by highly-trained clinical staff,” said
Michael Anger, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at ARA and President of
Western Nephrology. “The Kidney Center of the Rockies will give patients
and their families the chance to experience the Colorado Mountains on a
Joseph (Joe) Carlucci, Chairman and CEO of ARA, said, “The Kidney Center
of the Rockies is an exciting project for ARA, and we look forward to
working with our long-standing partners at Western Nephrology, as well
as the local medical communities in the Vail Valley, the Front Range and
the Western Slope, to bring quality dialysis care to the Colorado
For more information on the Kidney Center of the Rockies, visit www.kidneycenteroftherockies.com.
About American Renal Associates
American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ARA) is a leading
provider of outpatient dialysis services in the United States. As of
March 31, 2016, ARA operated 194 dialysis clinic locations in 25 states
and the District of Columbia serving approximately 13,400 patients with
end stage renal disease. ARA operates exclusively through a physician
joint venture model, in which it partners with over 350 local
nephrologists to develop, own and operate dialysis clinics. ARA’s Core
Values emphasize taking good care of patients, providing physicians with
clinical autonomy and operational support, hiring and retaining the best
possible staff and providing best practices management services. For
more information about American Renal Associates, visit www.americanrenal.com.
About Western Nephrology
Western Nephrology is a leading nephrology practice that has been
serving the Denver region since 1968. The practice currently includes 19
board certified nephrologists in 8 practice locations that provide
kidney care to patients in 18 dialysis centers and over 10 hospitals in
Colorado. For more information about Western Nephrology, visit www.westneph.com.
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American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc.
SVP Strategy & Investor Relations
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