Azura Surgery Center Madison

Center Hours & Contact Information
5020 American Family Drive Suite 100
Madison, WI 53718 Get Directions
Vascular Center Hours
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Monday7:30am – 4:00pm
Tuesday7:30am – 4:00pm
Wednesday7:30am – 4:00pm
Thursday7:30am – 4:00pm
Friday7:30am – 4:00pm

About Our Facility

At Azura Surgery Center Madison, you are our number one priority. We are dedicated to providing vascular care with a patient-focused approach. Our interventional nephrologist, Alex Yevzlin, is a leader in his specialty and is proud to serve ESRD patients of the Madison community.

Our comprehensive clinical skills enable us to treat and manage a wide spectrum of vascular access issues. We use the latest minimally invasive options available to treat dysfunctional dialysis accesses in a caring and timely manner, emphasizing a quick return to regular dialysis treatments. We offer numerous treatment options and the latest techniques to ensure that you leave our center with a fully functioning access.

We’re committed to superior service:

At Azura Surgery Center Madison, patients can expect:

Prompt appointments: Same day/next day appointments are available. Patients return to their scheduled dialysis quickly and avoid the complexities of a hospital admission.

Exceptional patient care: Our team of highly qualified caregivers not only provides exceptional support and expertise, but also demonstrates a spirit of compassionate caring and a real desire to help each patient. We make every effort to ensure patients are comfortable and kept well-informed.

Efficient and customized communication: Communication with the referring staff, physicians and patients is a top priority; we provide follow-up reports to referring physicians within hours post-procedure.

Educational programs:We promote patient education, for we believe that knowledge is the key to staying well.

If you are a current patient, we thank you for entrusting your vascular care to Azura Surgery Center Madison. If you are a new patient, we welcome you to experience the personal touch that our center provides.

Azura Surgery Center Madison is a proud member of the Azura Vascular Care network of outpatient vascular centers located throughout the United States.  We partner with the top local vascular care experts to deliver best-in-class patient care, support and service excellence in each and every center.

Azura Vascular Care, working every day to deliver far more than our patients expect, bringing dedicated care ever closer to you.  

Treatment & Services

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Dialysis Access Management

Whether you have an AV fistula, AV graft, fistula creation and peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion, peritoneal dialysis catheter, or dialysis catheter, we have the proven treatments to ensure that your dialysis access will function safely and smoothly.


Robert B. Ballard, MD

Dr. Robert B. Ballard, MD is a vascular surgeon specializing in minimally invasive treatments for a broad range of vascular conditions. He performs critical maintenance and management of vascular accesses for dialysis patients. Dr. Ballard is a vascular surgeon at Azura Vascular Care Madison.

Dr. Ballard earned his medical degree from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He completed his internship and residency at Temple University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Ballard completed two fellowships at the Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and a fellowship in vascular surgery at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Ballard is board certified in general surgery, surgical critical care, and vascular surgery.

Alexander S Yevzlin, MD

Alex Yevzlin, MD is an interventional nephrologist specializing in dialysis access management. He is a past president of ASDIN, and is a pioneer in the subspecialty of interventional nephrology. Dr. Yevzlin is the medical director at Azura Vascular Care Madison.

Dr. Yevzlin earned his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Yevzlin completed a fellowship in nephrology at the Northwestern University Memorial Hospital and Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Yevzlin is board certified in internal medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. Dr. Yevzlin has co-authored numerous textbooks on interventional nephrology and dialysis access.

Treatment & Services

Azura Surgery Center Madison specializes in dialysis access management in a safe and comfortable outpatient environment.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

Our specialty is the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses. Dr. Alex Yevzlyn treats and manages a range of vascular access issues using the latest in minimally invasive techniques in a safe and comfortable outpatient setting, including percutaneous arteriovenous fistula (pAVF) creation, surgical creations and more. We provide individualized care in a timely fashion so that you can return to your normal routine with minimal disruption to your regular dialysis schedule.

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Azura Vascular Care Brand Rolls Out In Northeast Florida

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Fresenius Vascular Care Announces New Name to Reflect Company’s Strategic Transformation

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