Nephrology Physicians

Center Hours & Contact Information
Location
250 East Day Road Suite 300
Mishawaka, IN 46545 Get Directions
Hours
Open Today Closed
SundayClosed
Monday7:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday7:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday7:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday7:00am – 4:00pm
Friday7:00am – 4:00pm
SaturdayClosed
Phone
574-968-0283
Fax
(574) 968-1192
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Accreditations & Awards
  • The Joint Commission Seal

Welcome to Nephrology Physicians in Mishawaka!  We’ve been providing compassionate, thoughtful, and state-of-the-art kidney care services to the residents of the Michiana area for more than 40 years, combining skills and expertise that spans the needs of kidney patients.

Led by our Medical Director, Dr. Borenstein, the team of clinicians at Nephrology Physicians is committed to providing superior, comprehensive care to people with kidney disease in a supportive and compassionate environment.

We use the latest minimally invasive options available to treat dysfunctional dialysis accesses in a caring and timely manner, to ensure that you leave our center with a fully functioning access and return to your regular dialysis schedule quickly.

Our goal is to provide every patient with outstanding care and we believe that best care results from focusing on patients, not merely their symptoms.

We’re committed to superior service:

At Nephrology Physicians, patients can expect:

Prompt appointments: Same day/next day appointment when at all possible. Patients return to dialysis quickly and avoid the complexities of a hospital admission.

Exceptional patient care: Patients encounter a team that is courteous and respectful, never indifferent.  Individual needs are accommodated to ensure patients are comfortable and kept well-informed.

Efficient and customized communication: Post-procedure reports are sent immediately, and comprehensive reports follow within 24 hours after the procedure. We partner with your nephrologist and other physicians, coordinating your vascular care.

Educational programs: We provide opportunities for patients to enhance their understanding of their vascular condition and to be empowered.

We encourage your active participation in making your vascular care experience the best it can be. It is our sincere privilege to care for you and we hope to exceed your expectations.

Nephrology Physicians 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

At Nephrology Physicians, we treat and manage 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 Arterial 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 radiologist and interventional nephrologist bring the full range of medical capabilities to every patient, every visit.

Physicians

Mark Borenstein, MD

Mark Borenstein, MD, is an interventional radiologist specializing in dialysis access management and also the minimally invasive treatment for peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Dr. Borenstein provides critical maintenance, management and treatment of vascular accesses for dialysis patients. He is the Medical Director of Nephrology Physicians in Mishawaka, Indiana. After receiving a bachelor’s degree with high distinction from the University of Michigan, Dr. Borenstein earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.  He completed a fellowship in angiography and interventional radiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and a second fellowship in vascular/interventional radiology at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Dr. Borenstein is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and is certified in lithotripsy and kyphoplasty. He is an active member of the Society of Interventional Radiology and the Radiology Society of North America, and he has co-authored articles published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine. Dr. Borenstein is board certified in diagnostic radiology.
Dr Jon Todd Harman, Interventional Radiologist

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Michael Murphy, MD

Treatment & Services

At Nephrology Physicians, we treat and manage 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. Borenstein 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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We Offer the Following Services:

Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease

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

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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.

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.

ANNA 2018 Fall Conference

2018 Nephrology Nursing Practice, Management, & Leadership Conference
DATE
September 22-24 2018
LOCATION
Sheraton New Orleans
VENUE

Philadelphia Walk

Check-in time: 6:30 AM - Start time: 8:45 AM
DATE
October 14, 2018
LOCATION
Philadelphia Museum of Art
VENUE

Controversies in Dialysis Access (CIDA)

Register at: http://dialysiscontroversies.org/registration
DATE
October 31-2 2018
LOCATION
Washington, DC
VENUE

New York City Walk

Check-in time: 9:00 AM - Start time: 10:30 AM
DATE
November 11, 2018
LOCATION
Foley Square
VENUE

The Nephrology Physicians 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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Testimonials

"All the staff have been great in helping me deal with my kidney failure."
Nephrology Physicians
Feb 27, 2017
"The service and the staff are fantastic ... couldn't ask for anything better!!! They all care about the health and well being of the person they provide service to. Keep up the great work!!!"
Nephrology Physicians
Feb 27, 2017