Dialysis Access Center – Corpus Christi

Center Hours & Contact Information
Location
5802 Saratoga Blvd #306
Corpus Christi, TX 78414 Get Directions
Hours
Open Today 7:30am – 4:00pm
SundayClosed
Monday7:30am – 4:00pm
Tuesday7:30am – 4:00pm
Wednesday7:30am – 4:00pm
Thursday7:30am – 4:00pm
Friday7:30am – 4:00pm
SaturdayClosed
Phone
361-880-8322
Fax
361-880-8422
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Dialysis Access Center is dedicated to meeting the vascular needs of the Corpus Christi community and surrounding area. We specialize in dialysis access management and the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) by providing state-of-the art, vascular care with warmth and a very personable touch. An improvement in our patient’s quality of life is what we strive for each day.

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 Dialysis Access Center, patients can expect:

Prompt appointments: Same day/next day appointments are available to our ESRD patients for a quick return to dialysis. We will extend our hours to accommodate patients in need of treatment. All patients at our center can schedule appointments easily, avoiding the complexities of a hospital admission.

Exceptional patient care: Our team of highly qualified caregivers not only provides exceptional support and expertise, but also a spirit of compassionate caring and a real desire to help each patient. 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 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 Dialysis Access Center. If you are a new patient, we welcome you to experience the personal touch that our center provides.

Dialysis Access 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

Dialysis Access Center – Corpus Christi 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) 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 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.

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

Physicians

Dr. Benjamin Lee, MD, Interventional Nephrologist and Medical Director at Azura Vascular Care

Benjamin Lee, MD

Dr. Lofton Misick, MD, Vascular Surgeon at Azura Vascular Care

Lofton Misick, MD

Lofton Misick, MD is a general and thoracic surgeon with expertise in dialysis access management and peripheral artery disease (PAD). Dr. Misick currently practices at Dialysis Access Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dr. Misick earned his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed a residency in general surgery at Barnes Hospital, Medical College of Virginia and New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was elected chief resident. Dr. Misick also completed a cardiothoracic fellowship at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. Dr. Misick is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery and is licensed to practice medicine in Ohio, New York and Florida. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the Montgomery County Medical Society, the Clark County Medical Society and the Ohio State Medical Association.
Chijioke Ogbu, MD, Interventional Nephrologist

Chijioke Ogbu, MD

Treatment & Services

Dialysis Access Center – Corpus Christi 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) and more.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

We know vascular care. Our specialty is the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses. Dr. Benjamin Lee 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. Benjamin Lee about minimally invasive treatment options.

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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. Benjamin Lee about how you can spare your veins from frequent needle sticks.

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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.

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.

The Dialysis Access Center – Corpus Christi 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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