Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte

Center Hours & Contact Information
Location
2711 Randolph Rd Bldg 400
Charlotte, NC 28207 Get Directions
Vascular Center 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
704.971.8088
Fax
704.971.8098
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Specializing in Dialysis Access Management

Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte offers high quality, minimally invasive procedures coupled with personalized care for dialysis access management patients. The center’s interventional nephrologists are leaders in their specialties and are proud to serve patients in the Concord and surrounding communities.

Led by Medical Director Dr. Donald Berling, the entire clinical team treats dysfunctional dialysis accesses in a caring and timely manner, ensuring that each patient leaves the center with a fully functioning access so that they can return quickly to their scheduled 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. Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte delivers a different healthcare experience; one that is invested in people, communication and best-in-class care.

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

Prompt appointments For dialysis access management patients, Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte 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 Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte 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 Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte.

Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte 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

Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte specializes in dialysis access management in an outpatient environment.

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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.

Dr. Donald Berling, 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.

Treatment & Services

Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte specializes in dialysis access management in an outpatient environment.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte knows vascular care. Specializing in the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses, Dr. Donald Berling 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:

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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2019 VASA Hands-On Practicum on Hemodialysis Access

The VASA Practicum provides a rare opportunity for healthcare professionals to have “hands-on” experience with surgical and interventional procedures for creating & maintaining vascular access for hemodialysis.
DATE
May 10-11 2019
LOCATION
Methodist Hospital Houston, Texas
VENUE

2019 ANNA Nephrology Nursing Practice, Management, and Leadership Conference

The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) improves members' lives through education, advocacy, networking, and science. ANNA is committed to advancing the nephrology nursing specialty and nurturing every ANNA member. They achieve these goals by providing the highest quality educational products, programs, and services.
DATE
October 12-14 2019
LOCATION
Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
VENUE

Controversies in Dialysis Access (CiDA) 2019

CiDA's accredited scientific program provides the highest quality of comprehensive, interactive education for all clinicians involved in the care and treatment of dialysis patients.
DATE
October 30-1 2019
LOCATION
Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA 92101
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The Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte team is devoted to providing exceptional care and delivering the best outcome and experience possible. Highly trained physicians and clinical staff are there at every step of the journey, supporting 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 Azura Vascular Care Infinity Blog for educational articles and patient stories, or click Knowledge Center to access info sheets, videos and more.

What
Oct 31, 2018

What’s the Difference Between a Nephrologist and an Interventional Nephrologist?

What Is a Dialysis Fistula Bruit?
Oct 18, 2018

What Is a Dialysis Fistula Bruit?

MILLER Banding Procedure for Vascular Access Steal Syndrome
Oct 11, 2018

MILLER Banding Procedure for Vascular Access Steal Syndrome

Common Access Management Procedures for Dialysis Access Care
Sep 28, 2018

Common Access Management Procedures for Dialysis Access Care

What to Expect with Dialysis Access Management in a Vascular Access Center
Sep 10, 2018

What to Expect with Dialysis Access Management in a Vascular Access Center

10 Popular Points You Don’t Want to Miss Regarding Dialysis Access
Aug 30, 2018

10 Popular Articles You Don’t Want to Miss Regarding Dialysis Access

Common Dialysis Access Terms Every Patient Needs to Know
Jul 31, 2018

Common Dialysis Access Terms Every Patient Needs to Know

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Jul 17, 2018

What Does a Healthy AV Fistula Look Like?

Aneurysms and Pseudoaneurysms in Dialysis Access
Jun 29, 2018

Aneurysms and Pseudoaneurysms in Dialysis Access

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Jun 25, 2018

What is a Vascular Access Center and Who Are the Healthcare Professionals that Work There?

Concerns and Precautions to Consider with Peritoneal Dialysis and Pets
May 11, 2018

Concerns and Precautions to Consider with Peritoneal Dialysis and Pets

9 Signs of a Dysfunctional Dialysis Access to Be Aware of
May 1, 2018

9 Signs of a Dysfunctional Dialysis Access to Be Aware of

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Apr 5, 2018

Walking with you… every step of the way

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Feb 8, 2018

5 Common Central Venous Catheter (CVC) Complications

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Jan 23, 2018

10 Tips to Keep Your Dialysis Access Site Functioning

My Access Clotted – Now What?
Jan 2, 2018

My Access Clotted – Now What?

What to Do If Your Dialysis Access Is Not Working Properly
Dec 19, 2017

What to Do If Your Dialysis Access Is Not Working Properly

Vital Informations about Central Venous Catheter
Dec 5, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About a Central Venous Catheter

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Nov 15, 2017

Important Facts about Arteriovenous Grafts

Frequently Asked Questions About Dialysis Access
Oct 3, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions about Dialysis Access

An Insight on Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter
Aug 8, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About a Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter

Known about an Arteriovenous Fistula
Jul 11, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About an Arteriovenous Fistula

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Jun 27, 2017

Understanding the Types of Dialysis Access

An ESRD Patient Resource - Vascular Access Related Terms And Definitions
Jun 3, 2017

An ESRD Patient Resource: Vascular Access Related Terms & Definitions

Everything You Need to Know About Dialysis Access Surgery
May 16, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Dialysis Access Surgery

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