Dialysis Access Center – Oakland

Center Hours & Contact Information
3012 Summit St Ground Floor, D-Wing
Oakland, CA 94609 Get Directions
Vascular Center Hours
Open Today 7:30am – 4:00pm
Monday7:30am – 4:00pm
Tuesday7:30am – 4:00pm
Wednesday7:30am – 4:00pm
Thursday7:30am – 4:00pm
Friday7:30am – 4:00pm
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Specializing in Dialysis Access Management

From the moment you arrive, you are the number one priority. At Dialysis Access Center – Oakland, each patient is unique and is treated as such. This commitment to personalized patient care is just one of the traits that sets this trusted vascular center apart from others in the Oakland area.

The team at Dialysis Access Center – Oakland is dedicated to preserving the functionality of your dialysis access by providing vascular services that are technologically current, with a commitment to service excellence. Under the medical directorship of Dr. Gregg Miller, this center treats and manages a wide spectrum of vascular access issues, using the latest minimally invasive techniques to restore dysfunctional dialysis accesses in a caring and timely manner, emphasizing a quick return to regular dialysis treatments.

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. Dialysis Access Center – Oakland delivers a different healthcare experience; one that is invested in people, communication and best-in-class care.

Dialysis Access Center – Oakland is committed to superior service and delivering far more. Patients can expect:

Prompt appointments For dialysis access management patients, Dialysis Access Center – Oakland offers same day/next day appointments when at all possible, allowing a prompt return to scheduled dialysis treatments. 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 Dialysis Access Center – Oakland 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 Dialysis Access Center – Oakland.

Dialysis Access Center – Oakland 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

Dialysis Access Center – Oakland specializes in dialysis access management in an outpatient environment.

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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.

Dr. Oliver Khakmahd, interventional nephrologist and medical director, and his team of highly trained physicians bring the full range of medical capabilities to every patient at every visit.


Dr. Miller, Interventional Nephrologist, Vice President of Operations

Gregg Miller, MD

Gregg A. Miller, MD, is an interventional nephrologist specializing in the critical maintenance, management and treatment of dialysis accesses. Dr. Miller practices at American Access Care Physician, PLLC Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York.

Dr. Miller is also the Vice President of Operations for Azura Vascular Care and serves on its Medical Advisory Board. He leads clinic operations, business integration and physician services, overseeing initiatives to ensure that Azura’s systems, processes and procedures are aligned to enhance the total customer experience.

Dr. Miller graduated from The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at the City University of New York with a degree in biomedical sciences. He earned his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, completed a residency in internal medicine and fellowships in nephrology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and Critical Care at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center. In 2010, Dr. Miller was appointed assistant adjunct professor at The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology.

Interested in improving the standard of care for outpatient dialysis vascular access services, he underwent interventional training with Dr. Israel Schur, a published expert in dialysis vascular access care. Dr. Miller developed the first outpatient vascular access center in New York State in 2002. As a researcher and trainer of physicians, he revolutionized the way dialysis patients receive care for their vascular access.

With more than nine specialty publications, he has delivered his message both nationally and internationally, impacting tens of thousands of dialysis patients. He became well known for his development of the MILLER procedure, which has transformed the treatment of Dialysis Associated Steal Syndrome (DASS).

Dr. Miller is board certified in internal medicine, critical care medicine and nephrology with an additional certificate in interventional nephrology.

Oliver Khakmahd

Oliver Khakmahd, MD

Mario Corona, MD

Dr Claudia Iota Herbei, Interventiona Nephrologist

Claudia Iota-Herbei, MD

Dr John Mouratoff, Interventional Nephrologist

John Mouratoff, MD

Dr Rica Pagtalunan, Interventional Nephrologist

Rica Pagtalunan, MD

Dr. Katherine Rausa, MD, Interventional Nephrologist at Azura Vascular Care

Katherine Rausa, MD

Rahul Rishi, MD

Dr. Samuel Wong, DO, Interventional Nephrologist at Azura Vascular Care

Samuel Wong, DO

Dr. Monte Wu, MD, Interventional Nephrologist at Azura Vascular Care

Monte Wu, MD

Treatment & Services

Dialysis Access Center – Oakland specializes in dialysis access management in an outpatient environment.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Center – Oakland knows vascular care. Specializing in the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses, Dr. Oliver Khakmahd 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:

PICC or Port 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. Oliver Khakmahd about how you can spare your veins from frequent needle sticks.

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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"Dr. Khakmahd has the most wonderful, caring and sincere attitude about his patients. When you see him, you know that the time he spends with you is quality time to get to the core of your illness . That means a lot to a patient."
Dialysis Access Center – Oakland
Feb 24, 2017
"Thoroughly pleasant experience, Dr. Khakmahd is a knowledgeable, informed physician with the highest ethical and professional standards."
Dialysis Access Center – Oakland
Feb 24, 2017