Bay Area Vascular Center

Center Hours & Contact Information
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Location
8537-C Gulf Fwy
Houston, TX 77017 Get Directions
Vascular Center Hours
Open Today 8:00am – 5:00pm
SundayClosed
Monday8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday8:00am – 5:00pm
SaturdayClosed
Phone
832-386-0900
Fax
832-386-0907
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Excellent outcomes and dedicated vascular care. Ever closer to you.

Welcome to Bay Area Vascular Center!

Serving the communities in the greater Houston area, Bay Area Vascular Center takes pride in providing personalized, high-quality vascular care in a state-of-the-art outpatient center. This center specializes in dialysis access management and offers a complete range of minimally invasive treatment options for peripheral artery disease (PAD), varicose veins and venous access management.

Whether you are a dialysis patient in need of a functional access, or you have been diagnosed with a chronic vascular condition and want effective treatment options to avoid hospitalization, Bay Area Vascular Center’s team of vascular experts are here to help. Offering the latest minimally invasive, image-guided procedures, you can expect a shorter recovery time helping you get back to your normal routine as quickly as possible.

Board-certified and fellowship trained medical director, Jesse Uyeda, MD, leads a team of physicians who have a thorough understanding of patients suffering from vascular disease and its impact on their quality of life. The clinical team of vascular specialists, staff and administrative staff are highly trained and are able to assist you throughout every aspect of your vascular care.

Vascular care has evolved. It’s about choices.

People living with vascular conditions don’t want overnight stays in the hospital, lengthy recovery periods and scheduling issues. They want to return to their daily lives quickly. Bay Area Vascular Center delivers a different healthcare experience; one that is invested in people, communication and best-in-class care.  

Bay Area Vascular Center is committed to superior service and delivering far more. Patients can expect:

Prompt appointments For dialysis access management patients, Bay Area Vascular Center offers same day/next day appointments when at all possible, allowing a prompt return to scheduled dialysis treatments. Patients seeking treatment for other vascular conditions will experience convenient scheduling of appointments. At the center, patients avoid the complexities of a hospital admission and return home to recover that same day.

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 The team at Bay Area Vascular Center partners with your physician care team, focusing on coordinating your vascular care. Immediate post-procedure reports are sent to your referring physicians and comprehensive reports follow within 24 hours after the procedure.

Patient education Patients see us as partners working to find the best treatment to fit their individual needs in vascular care. Online and printed materials are vital components of the patient experience and help patients to be well-informed about their health and available treatment options.

Whether you are a current or a new patient, thank you for entrusting your vascular care to the experts at Bay Area Vascular Center.

Bay Area Vascular Center is managed by Azura Vascular Care, a national network of outpatient vascular and ambulatory surgery centers. Our shared goal is to deliver the most advanced care there is—combining the extensive resources of a nationwide organization with the relationships, exceptional patient experience, and clinical capabilities of a trusted local provider.

Medical Services

Bay Area Vascular Center treats and manages a wide variety of vascular conditions in an outpatient environment. 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, 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.
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Peripheral Artery 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 team of highly trained physicians bring the full range of medical capabilities to every patient, every visit.

Physicians

Bilal Mokaddem, Interventional Nephrologist, Medical Director

Bilal Moukaddem, MD

Bilal Moukaddem, MD, is an interventional nephrologist specializing in the maintenance of vascular accesses for dialysis patients. He performs minimally invasive procedures such as angioplasty, stent placement, thrombectomy and thrombolysis to preserve and/or restore the functionality of a patient’s access. Dr. Moukaddem is the medical director of Bay Area Vascular Center in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Moukaddem received his medical degree from Cairo University – Faculty of Medicine in Egypt. He completed his internship and residency in the Department of Surgery at Makassed General Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, where he served as chief resident. He also completed an internship and residency at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri. He continued his training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and completed fellowships in both internal medicine and nephrology.

Dr. Moukaddem is board certified in nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Jesse Uyeda, MD, Interventional Nephrologist at Azura Vascular Care

Jesse Uyeda, MD

Jesse Uyeda, MD, is an interventional nephrologist specializing in the critical maintenance and management of vascular accesses for dialysis patients.  Dr. Uyeda addresses the causes of dialysis access dysfunction and takes a minimally invasive approach to treat these problems.  He currently practices at Bay Area Vascular Center in Houston, Texas.

After graduating cum laude from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Uyeda earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He then completed an internal medicine residency at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, followed by a nephrology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

Dr. Uyeda is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr Jacob Nurko, Vascular Surgeon

Jacobo Nurko, MD

Jacobo Nurko, MD, is a vascular surgeon specializing 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 in 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.

Treatment & Services

Bay Area Vascular Center treats and manages a wide variety of vascular conditions in an outpatient environment. Services include dialysis access management, treatment for peripheral artery disease (PAD), varicose veins treatment and more.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

Bay Area Vascular Center knows vascular care. Specializing in the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses, Dr. Jesse Uyeda treats and manages a range of vascular access issues using the latest in minimally invasive techniques in an outpatient setting. The center provides 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:

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. Jesse Uyeda about minimally invasive treatment options.

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Procedures Include:

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. Jesse Uyeda treats venous insufficiency completely, removing all backward-flowing veins, making your treatment for varicose veins as thorough as possible.

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Procedures Include:

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. Jesse Uyeda 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. Jesse Uyeda 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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