Bay Area Vascular Center

Center Hours & Contact Information
Location
8537-C Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77017 Get Directions
Hours
Open Today 7:30am – 5:00pm
SundayClosed
Monday7:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday7:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday7:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday7:30am – 5:00pm
Friday7:30am – 5:00pm
SaturdayClosed
Phone
832-386-0900
Fax
(832) 386-0907
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Located in the greater Houston area, Bay Area Vascular Center prides itself in providing personalized, high quality vascular care in our outpatient vascular center. We specialize in dialysis access management in addition to offering a complete range of minimally invasive treatment options for peripheral artery disease (PAD), varicose veins and venous access management.

We believe everyone deserves safe, effective, personalized care. When you visit our modern outpatient center, you can expect just that. Our board certified, fellowship-trained vascular specialists are able to offer the latest minimally invasive, image-guided vascular procedures to treat patients in a caring and timely manner.

We’re committed to superior service:

At Bay Area Vascular Center, patients can expect:

Prompt appointments: Same day/next day appointments are available to our ESRD patients when at all possible. All of our patients are able to easily schedule appointments, avoiding the complexities of a hospital admission.

Exceptional patient care: Patients encounter a team that is kind and respectful; never indifferent. Individual needs are accommodated 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 emphasize patient education, for we believe that knowledge is the key to staying well. This ensures that you will have a clear understanding of your medical condition and the available treatment options.

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

Bay Area Vascular Center 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.

Services That We Offer

Bay Area Vascular Center 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), varicose veins treatment and more.

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Dialysis Access Management

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

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a serious condition. Early detection and treatment can lower your risk of the disease progressing, which, if untreated, may leave amputation as the only option.
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Varicose Veins Treatment

We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of vein disease and use a minimally invasive approach to treat aesthetic and symptomatic varicose veins in a safe and comfortable outpatient setting.

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

Physicians

Bilal Mokaddem, Interventional Nephrologist, Medical Director

Bilal Mokaddem, MD

Dr Jacob Nurko, Vascular Surgeon

Jacobo Nurko, MD

Jacobo Nurko, MD is a vascular surgeon specializing in in minimally invasive treatments for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and venous disease, as well as dialysis access creation.  Dr. Nurko treats patients at Bay Area Vascular Center, Houston, Texas. Dr. Nurko earned his medical degree from Anáhuac University School of Medicine in Mexico City, Mexico. He went on to complete an internship and residency in general surgery at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.  This was followed by fellowship training in vascular surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Nurko is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery.
Dr. Jesse Uyeda, MD, Interventional Nephrologist at Azura Vascular Care

Jesse Uyeda, MD

Treatment & Services

Bay Area Vascular Center 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), 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. Bilal Mokaddem 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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Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment

Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment

This buildup—called plaque—narrows your arteries, often reducing or blocking the flow of blood. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is most commonly seen in the legs, but also can be present in the arteries that carry blood from your heart to your head, arms, kidneys and stomach. Nearly everyone who has PAD­, even those who do not have leg symptoms, suffer from an inability to walk as fast or as far as they could before PAD. In all, PAD affects 8 to 12 million people in the United States, especially those that are 50 and older. If you are diagnosed with PAD, the sooner you are treated, the lower your risk of the disease progressing. Talk to Dr. Bilal Mokaddem about minimally invasive treatment options.

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Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose veins are chronic and recurrent conditions. The variety of treatments available does not offer a cure, but rather a control of the condition. Successfully treated veins cannot come back. However, your inborn tendency to develop new veins will not be cured by this or any other form of treatment. Dr. Bilal Mokaddem treats venous insufficiency completely, removing all backward-flowing veins, making your treatment for varicose veins as thorough as possible.

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IVC Filter Placement and Removal Procedure

IVC Filter Placement and Removal Procedure

An IVC filter is a medical device that can help prevent blood clots from traveling up your legs and into to your heart and lungs. IVC filter placement and removal are minimally invasive procedures that can be performed safely in our comfortable outpatient center. Contact Dr. Bilal Mokaddem to schedule your personal consultation.

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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. Bilal Mokaddem about how you can spare your veins from frequent needle sticks.

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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.

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.

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.

2018 Annual FOMA Convention

DATE
February 21-25 2018
LOCATION
Bonaventure Resort & Spa Weston, FL
VENUE

15th Annual Renal Professional Forum – The Heart of the Matter

This year, our conference will focus on “The Heart of the Matter,” because Renal Professionals put their whole hearts into all that they do for their patients. The content of the sessions presented will focus on the roles of our renal professionals as they relate to the advocacy, health, teamwork and advances in caring for patients with Renal Disease.
DATE
February 22-23 2018
LOCATION
Doubletree by Hilton at Sea World Orlando, FL
VENUE

SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting

Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Comprehensive, current and core to your practice. No other meeting offers the diversity of topics, the range of learning environments, the unparalleled access to expert faculty and leading thinkers in the specialty.
DATE
March 17-22 2018
LOCATION
Los Angeles Convention Center Los Angeles, CA
VENUE

2018 Vascular Access for Hemodialysis Symposium

Vascular Access Society of the Americas (VASA) This premier educational event provides an opportunity to share a platform for two and half days of sessions and open discussions. This Symposium is designed for all transplant, vascular and general surgeons, nephrologists, interventional radiologists and nephrologists, nurses and allied health professionals who are interested in the management of vascular access.
DATE
May 10-12 2018
LOCATION
Roosevelt Hotel New Orleans, Louisiana
VENUE

The Bay Area Vascular Center team is devoted to providing exceptional care and delivering the best outcome and experience possible. Our highly trained physicians and clinical staff are there every step of the journey, supporting our patients and their families through the full course of treatment, including providing educational support to help enhance understanding of their vascular condition and treatment plan. Visit The Infinity Blog on our site for educational articles, patient stories and more. Or click Knowledge Center to access our resource center.

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Testimonials

"Wow! Compassion and knowledge in one package. Hard to come by. Thanks, Dr. Nurko."
Bay Area Vascular Center
Feb 27, 2017
"I am a Dialysis Patient and have had to see Dr. Nurko several times because of my vascular issues. I don't think I could find a more caring and thorough surgeon. He and his staff are the best."
Bay Area Vascular Center
Feb 27, 2017
"They are doing a great job!"
Bay Area Vascular Center
Feb 27, 2017
"Very satisfied."
Bay Area Vascular Center
Feb 27, 2017