Raleigh Access Center

Center Hours & Contact Information
Location
3031 New Bern Ave #100
Raleigh, NC 27610 Get Directions
Hours
Open Today 7:00am – 4:00pm
SundayClosed
Monday7:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday7:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday7:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday7:00am – 4:00pm
Friday7:00am – 4:00pm
SaturdayClosed
Phone
919.747.7820
Fax
919.231.1913
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Specializing in Dialysis Access Management

As a dialysis patient, your access is your lifeline to treatment. Making sure your access is functioning properly at all times is imperative to your health and well-being.

Specializing in preserving your dialysis access, Raleigh Access Center uses minimally invasive procedures for the critical maintenance and management of vascular accesses in an outpatient setting. The team of physicians, led by Medical Director Jeff Hoggard, MD, is dedicated to providing personalized care to every patient, delivering effective treatment to meet each patient’s individual needs.

The center’s highly trained clinical team uses the latest techniques to restore function to your dialysis access in a timely manner so that you can return to your normal schedule and receive the life-saving dialysis you need.

Raleigh Access Center is committed to delivering the highest level of care to the people in Raleigh and the surrounding communities. Its goal is to create an environment that provides an exceptional patient experience and excellent clinical outcomes, listening and responding compassionately to your needs, always putting you, the patient, first.

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

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

Prompt appointments For dialysis access management patients, Raleigh Access Center offers same day/next day appointments when at all possible, allowing a prompt return to scheduled dialysis treatments. Patients seeking treatment for other vascular conditions will experience convenient scheduling of appointments. 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 Raleigh Access 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 Raleigh Access Center.

Raleigh Access 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

Raleigh Access Center treats and manages a wide variety of vascular conditions in an outpatient environment. Services include dialysis access management 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.

Dr. Jeff Hoggard, interventional nephrologist and medical director, brings the full range of medical capabilities to every patient at every visit.

Physicians

Jeff Hoggard, Interventional Nephrologist, Medical Director

Jeff Hoggard, MD

Jeffrey Hoggard, MD, FACP, FASN, FASDIN, is an interventional nephrologist specializing in dialysis access management. Taking a minimally invasive approach, Dr. Hoggard performs a range of procedures, including stent placement, balloon angioplasty, thrombectomy and thrombolysis, to maintain and manage vascular accesses for dialysis patients. Dr. Hoggard is the Medical Director of Raleigh Access Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dr. Hoggard earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Hoggard co-authored numerous articles and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. Dr. Hoggard is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He is also certified by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology in hemodialysis vascular access procedures.
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James Godwin, MD

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Treatment & Services

Raleigh Access Center treats and manages a wide variety of vascular conditions in an outpatient environment. Services include dialysis access management and more.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

Raleigh Access Center knows vascular care. Specializing in the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses, Dr. Jeff Hoggard 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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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. Jeff Hoggard about how you can spare your veins from frequent needle sticks.

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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.

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.

The Raleigh Access Center 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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Testimonials

"Sheryl and the entire staff was exceptional."
Raleigh Access Center
Aug 16, 2017
"Keep maintaining your current level of care!"
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Aug 16, 2017
"My first experience there was very pleasant."
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Aug 16, 2017
"They are very professional and they listen to your personal problems.  I think they are just great, I appreciate them."
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Aug 16, 2017
"They are great!"
Raleigh Access Center
Feb 27, 2017