Azura Vascular Care South Philadelphia

Center Hours & Contact Information
2412 West Passyunk Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145 Get Directions
Vascular Center Hours
Open Today 7:00am – 4:30pm
Monday7:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday7:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday7:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday7:00am – 4:30pm
Friday7:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday7:45am – 1:30pm
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Accreditations & Awards
  • The Joint Commission Seal

Located in South Philadelphia, our comfortable outpatient center offers attentive, specialized care for a full range of minimally invasive treatments, including vascular and interventional procedures for dialysis access management and uterine fibroids. We are known for our clinical excellence, and the ability to handle the most challenging cases with outstanding results. We also take pride in the fact that we take the time to deliver personalized care to our patients; offering the best minimally invasive procedures available today.

Our fellowship trained and board certified Medical Director, Dr. Louis Domenico, and team of physicians have a long history of successfully treating patients in the South Philadelphia area. They are well known in the community for being specialists and leaders in the fields of interventional radiology and minimally invasive vascular surgery. Their innovative work has provided new, safe and effective options to treat patients. Our goal is to deliver excellence, in both clinical outcomes and service.

We’re committed to superior service:

At Azura Vascular Care South Philadelphia, patients can expect:

Prompt appointments: For our dialysis access management patients we offer same day/next day appointments when at all possible, allowing you to return to dialysis quickly. Convenient scheduling of appointments is also available for the other treatments we provide. At our center, patients avoid the complexities of a hospital admission, allowing you to return home to recover that same day.

Exceptional patient care: Patients encounter a team that is courteous and respectful. Individual needs are accommodated to ensure patients are comfortable

Efficient and customized communication: Immediate post-procedure reports are sent to your referring physicians, and comprehensive reports follow within 24 hours after the procedure. We partner with your physician care team, focusing on coordinating your vascular care.

Educational programs: We provide opportunities for patients to enhance their understanding of their vascular condition. We actively encourage patients to become their own experts by providing educational support through our website, patient brochures, and educational sessions.

We bring to every patient an expert team of clinicians, dedication and compassion, safe and effective treatments, and convenience, with an aim to continually improve their vascular care.

Azura Vascular Care South Philadelphia 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.

Services That We Offer

Azura Vascular Care South Philadelphia treats and manages a wide variety of vascular conditions in a safe and comfortable outpatient environment. Our services include dialysis access management, treatment for peripheral artery disease (PAD), uterine fibroid treatment, varicose veins treatment and more.

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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.

Our interventional radiologist and vascular surgeons bring the full range of medical capabilities to every patient, every visit.


Louis Domenico, Interventional Radiologist, Medical Director

Louis Domenico, MD

Louis Domenico, MD is a vascular and interventional radiologist with expertise in minimally invasive treatments for dialysis access management, varicose veins, uterine fibroids, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and varicoceles. Dr. Domenico is the Medical Director of The Vein & Vascular Center of South Philadelphia at American Access Care. He also currently serves on the Medical Advisory Board of Azura Vascular Care.

Dr. Domenico is a graduate of Rosewell Park Cancer Institute Master’s Program and earned his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He completed an internship in internal medicine at SUNY Buffalo Medical Consortium in Buffalo. Dr. Domenico completed a residency in diagnostic radiology and a fellowship in interventional radiology at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York.

Dr. Domenico is board certified in diagnostic radiology with a subspecialty certificate in vascular and interventional radiology.

Dr. Ali S. Ahmadinejad, MD, Vascular Surgeon at Azura Vascular Care

Ali S. Ahmadinejad, MD

Dr. Ali Ahmadinejad is a vascular surgeon specializing in dialysis access management. He performs critical maintenance and management of vascular accesses for dialysis patients. Dr. Ahmadinejad treats patients at Azura Vascular Care South Philadelphia, using the most up-to-date, pain-free techniques to help patients improve their quality of life.

Dr. Ahmadinejad earned his medical degree from Ferdowsi University in Mashad, Iran. He went on to complete a fellowship in vascular and cardiothoracic surgery at the Medicinal College of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Ahmadinejad is an American College of Surgeons Fellow, a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and a member the Philadelphia Metropolitan Chapter of ACS. He is board certified in Vascular Surgery

David Hertzog, MD, Interventional Radiologist, General Surgeon at Azura Vascular Care

David Hertzog , MD, FACS

David R. Hertzog, MD, FACS is a general surgeon and interventional radiologist with more than 30 years extensive experience providing exceptional patient care.  He specializes in dialysis access management for ESRD patients and the minimally invasive procedures which maintain proper function and reduce potential disruptions of scheduled dialysis treatments.  Dr. Hertzog treats patients at Azura Vascular Care South Philadelphia.

Dr. Hertzog earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he also completed his surgical residency. He worked as an attending general surgeon for nearly 20 years and then completed a fellowship in interventional radiology from Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA.

In addition to academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology, Dr. Hertzog has served on many professional and scientific committees within the Capital Health System Medical Center, RWJ-University Hospital at Hamilton and St. Francis Medical Center.  His work also includes several peer reviewed publications in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, among others.

Dr. Hertzog is a member of the American Medical Association, Vascular Access Society of the Americas, Society of Interventional Radiology, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He is board certified in general surgery.

Treatment & Services

Azura Vascular Care South Philadelphia treats and manages a wide variety of vascular conditions in a safe and comfortable outpatient environment. Our services include dialysis access management, treatment for peripheral artery disease (PAD), uterine fibroid treatment, varicose veins treatment and more.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

We know vascular care. Our specialty is the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses. Dr. Louis Domenico treats and manages a range of vascular access issues using the latest in minimally invasive techniques in a safe and comfortable outpatient setting. 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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Procedures Include:

Port or PICC Line Placement

Port or PICC Line Placement

If you are receiving treatment such as chemotherapy, it may involve frequent injections and the need for accessible veins. A port or PICC placement can help make these procedures more comfortable for you, especially if your treatment requires frequent access to the bloodstream for medication delivery or blood withdrawal. Talk to Dr. Louis Domenico about how you can spare your veins from frequent needle sticks.

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Azura Vascular Care Brand Rolls Out In Northeast Florida

MALVERN, Pa., (May 16, 2019) –American Access Care of Jacksonville today announced that, as part of a phased brand rollout, it will now be known as Azura Vascular Care Jacksonville. Rishi Razdan, MD, board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular and Interventional Radiology, is the Medical Director of the facility and leads this highly trained clinical team specializing in dialysis access management for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), minimally invasive vascular procedures, and image-guided oncologic treatments. Azura Vascular Care Jacksonville is located at 2416 Dunn Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida.
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Azura Vascular Care Examines Patient Specific Risk Factors During Access Surgery

Abstract highlighted at the American Society of Nephrology’s 2018 Kidney Week Symposium MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 26, 2018 – Azura Vascular Care, a national leader in outpatient, minimally invasive vascular specialty services including dialysis access management, announces that a retrospective analysis of patient data suggests anemia may contribute to complications during dialysis vascular access (VA) interventions and increase the risk of hospitalization.
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Fresenius Vascular Care Announces New Name to Reflect Company’s Strategic Transformation

Malvern, PA, June 20, 2017 Fresenius Vascular Care, a national network of outpatient vascular care and ambulatory surgery centers that specialize in minimally invasive techniques to treat and manage a wide range of vascular conditions, has today announced its new name, Azura Vascular Care, as part of a strategic rebranding initiative.
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Fresenius Medical Care Acquires American Access Care

Germany's Fresenius Medical Care has acquired the US-based company American Access Care Holdings (AAC) for $385 million.
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Fresenius Medical Care of North America Announces Acquisition of National Vascular Care

Fresenius Medical Care, the world's largest provider of dialysis services and products, today announced that its subsidiary, U.S. Vascular Access Holdings, LLC has completed the acquisition of National Vascular Care, Inc. Based in Rosemont, Pennsylvania, National Vascular Care is a premier provider of vascular services that works in partnership with leading vascular surgeons, nephrologists, interventional radiologists and cardiologists throughout the United States to develop, own and manage specialty outpatient surgery centers dedicated to improving the delivery of vascular care in the U.S.
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