Metrolina Access Center – Charlotte

Center Hours & Contact Information
3158 Freedom Dr Suite 1101
Charlotte, NC 28208 Get Directions
Vascular Center Hours
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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

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, 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. 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.


Dr. Donald Berling, MD, Interventional Nephrologist at Azura Vascular Care

Donald Berling, MD

Dr. Jack Lohavichan, Metrolina Access Center

Jack Lohavichan, MD

Dr. Jack Lohavichan is an Interventional Nephrologist specializing in the critical maintenance, management, and treatment of vascular accesses for dialysis patients. Dr. Lohavichan preserves and restores the functionality of their accesses at Metrolina Access Center in located in both Charlotte, North Carolina and Concord, North Carolina.

Dr. Lohavichan is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. After earning his medical degree, he completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at Emory University. He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Jason Burgess, Metrolina Access Center - Concord

Jason Burgess, MD, RVT, FACS

Dr. Paul Orland, Metrolina Access Center Concord

Paul Orland, MD

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 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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