Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Centers

Center Hours & Contact Information
Location
2450 Fire Mesa Street #100
Las Vegas, NV 89128 Get Directions
Vascular Center Hours
Open Today 7:30am – 5:00pm
SundayClosed
Monday7:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday7:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday7:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday7:30am – 5:00pm
Friday7:30am – 5:00pm
SaturdayClosed
Phone
702.341.8031
Fax
725.444.1331
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Specializing in Dialysis Access Creation and Management

Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, specializes in the creation and maintenance of accesses for dialysis therapies. Using the latest techniques at this state-of-the-art facility, Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center provides comprehensive vascular care that includes fistula creation and minimally invasive procedures for dialysis access management in an outpatient setting.

The center’s physicians and clinical staff are committed to delivering the highest level of personalized care to patients in the local communities of Las Vegas and beyond, restoring function to dialysis accesses in a timely manner, thereby allowing patients to return quickly to their scheduled treatments.

Always putting the patient first… the goal at Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center is to create an environment that provides an exceptional patient experience and excellent clinical outcomes.

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. Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center delivers a different healthcare experience; one that is invested in people, communication and best-in-class care.

Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center is committed to superior service and delivering far more. Patients can expect:

Prompt appointments For dialysis access management patients, Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center 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 Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center 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 Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center.

Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center 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

Azura Surgery Center Northern Nevada 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. Sundar Sankarin, 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.

Physicians

Sundar Sankaran, MD

Sundar Sankaran, MD, is an interventional nephrologist specializing in all aspects of hemodialysis access management. He performs fistula creation and a comprehensive scope of dialysis access management procedures such as fistulogram, angioplasty, stent placement, thrombectomy and more. Dr. Sankaran is the medical director of Azura Surgery Center Northern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Sankaran earned his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore, India, where he also received the TMA Pai Pathology Gold Medal. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Michigan State University, McLaren Regional Medical Center, in Flint, Michigan, where he was recognized as Best Resident and bestowed the Ambassador of the Program award. He went on to complete a nephrology fellowship at University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Dr. Sankaran is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Nephrology and the National Kidney Foundation. He is also the co-author of more than 20 publications, abstracts and presentations.

Dr. Sankaran is board certified in internal medicine.

Gary Shen, MD

Gary Shen, MD, is a vascular surgeon specializing in vascular access creation and dialysis access management. Dr. Shen creates AV fistulas and performs minimally invasive procedures for the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses at Azura Surgery Center Northern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Shen graduated with honors from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his general surgery residency training at the University of Arizona, in Tucson, and his transplant fellowship at Stanford University. He served as the chief of the transplant program at University of Nevada School of Medicine until 2008. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Shen teaches medical students and residents at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.

Dr. Shen is a fellow of American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Medical Association and American Society of Transplantation, and he is the co-author of more than 50 publications and abstracts.

Dr. Shen is board certified in surgery.

Benjamin Rudnitsky, MD

Benjamin Rudnitsky, MD, is an interventional nephrologist specializing in the creation and maintenance of dialysis accesses for hemodialysis. To ensure that a patient’s access remains fully functional, he performs minimally invasive treatments for a range of dialysis access management procedures, including angioplasty, stenting, thrombectomy, fistula salvage and more. He treats patients at Azura Surgery Center Northern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Rudnitsky received his medical degree from American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine, in Coral Gables, Florida. He completed his internship and internal medicine residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey, and a nephrology fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York.

Dr. Rudnitsky is board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology.

Basker Periyasamy, MD

Basker Periyasamy, MD, is an interventional nephrologist specializing in dialysis access management. He provides minimally invasive treatments for the maintenance and management of vascular accesses for dialysis patients at Azura Surgery Center Northern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Periyasamy earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio, where he received the Faculty/Student award. Dr. Periyasamy completed a surgery and medicine internship, followed by a medicine residency and nephrology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. During his internship, Dr. Periyasamy was honored with the Max S. Rittenbury, MD Intern of the Year award.

Dr. Periyasamy is also the co-author of several published articles.

Peilin Wei, MD

Peilin Wei, MD, is a nephrologist specializing in dialysis access creation and management. In addition to creating AV fistulas, he performs minimally invasive procedures for the acute and chronic management of dialysis accesses at Azura Surgery Center Northern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Wei earned his medical degree from Kunming Medical College and his Master of Surgery from West China University of Medical Sciences in China. He completed his internal medicine residency at Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix, Arizona, and a nephrology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Dr. Wei is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American College of Physicians, and he is the co-author of several publications.

Dr. Wei is board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology.

Treatment & Services

Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Centers specializes in dialysis access management in an outpatient environment.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center knows vascular care. Specializing in the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses, Dr. Sundar Sankaran 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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Vascular Interventions of Tampa Acquires New Name And Logo

MALVERN, Pa. (May 16, 2019) – Vascular Interventions of Tampa announced today that it will rebrand and now be known as Azura Vascular Care Tampa, a leading provider of outpatient vascular care in Hillsborough County. Warren S. Krackov, MD, MA, MSHA, a board-certified interventional radiologist specializing in providing critical management and treatment of dialysis accesses and the treatment of uterine fibroids, is the Medical Director of the facility. Azura Vascular Care Tampa is located at 12666 Telecom Drive, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637. 
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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 SymposiumMALVERN, 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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The Nevada Kidney Disease & Hypertension Centers 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.

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