Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants

Center Hours & Contact Information
932 Ryland Street
Reno, NV 89502 Get Directions
Open Today 7:30am – 5:00pm
Monday7:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday7:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday7:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday7:30am – 5:00pm
Friday7:30am – 5:00pm
(775) 853-4255
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At Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants, we are dedicated to providing excellent care and compassion to our renal patients, their families, and the community in which we serve.  This commitment to personalized patient care is just one of the traits that set this trusted vascular care center apart from others in the Reno area.

Our comprehensive clinical skills enable us to treat and manage a wide spectrum of vascular access issues.  We use the latest minimally invasive options available to treat dysfunctional dialysis accesses in a caring and timely manner, emphasizing a quick return to regular dialysis treatments.   We offer numerous treatment options and the latest techniques to ensure that you leave our center with a fully functioning access.

We’re committed to superior service:

At Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants, 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 kind and respectful, never indifferent.  Individual needs are accommodated to ensure patients are comfortable and kept well-informed.

Efficient and customized communication: Communication with the referring staff, physicians and patients is a top priority; we provide follow-up reports to referring physicians within hours post-procedure.

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

If you are a current patient, we thank you for entrusting your vascular care to Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants. If you are a new patient, we welcome you to experience the personal touch that our center provides.

Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants 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

Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants specializes in dialysis access management in a safe and comfortable 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.

The Sierra Nevada Nephrology Access Center 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.

Our physicians are vascular specialists (interventional radiologists, interventional nephrologists and vascular surgeons) bring the full range of medical capabilities to every patient, every visit.


Dr. Sunil Skaria, MD, Interventional Nephrologist and Medical Director at Azura Vascular Care

Sunil Skaria, MD

Sunil Skaria, MD, is an interventional nephrologist specializing in dialysis access management. He performs the latest in minimally invasive treatments, including angioplasty, stenting, fistula salvage, thrombectomy, thrombolysis, the MILLER procedure for steal syndrome and more. He is the Medical Director of Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants in Reno, Nevada. Dr. Skaria is a graduate of St. John’s University in Queens, New York, and earned his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency, as well as a fellowship in nephrology at New York Hospital Queens Medical Center. During his residency, he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Skaria is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. Dr. Skaria is board certified in nephrology.
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Lindsay Sanders, DO, MPH

Lindsay Sanders, DO, MPH, is an interventional nephrologist specializing in dialysis access management. She provides critical maintenance and management of vascular accesses for dialysis patients at Sierra Nevada Nephrology Access Center in Reno, Nevada. She also serves as an instructor of medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in epidemiology from the University of Alaska, Dr. Sanders earned her medical degree from A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Mesa, Arizona. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, where she was honored with the Ambulatory Leadership Award two years in a row. She completed a general nephrology fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and another fellowship in diagnostic and interventional nephrology at Arizona Kidney Disease and Hypertension Centers. Dr. Sanders is licensed to practice in Arizona and Nevada. She is an active member of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology, and American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Sanders is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology and certified in vascular procedures by ASDIN (American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology).

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Treatment & Services

Sierra Nevada Nephrology Access Center specializes in dialysis access management in a safe and comfortable outpatient environment.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

We know vascular care. Our specialty is the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses. Dr. Sunil Skaria 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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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
September 22-24 2018
Sheraton New Orleans

Controversies in Dialysis Access (CIDA)

Register at:
October 31-2 2018
Washington, DC

New York City Walk

Check-in time: 9:00 AM - Start time: 10:30 AM
November 11, 2018
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"Thank you for all the excellent care provided to AG, for his fistula. It really helped coming back to a familiar facility. The gals in the front office got us to laugh and that's also important when traversing difficult situations along with a caring personnel. Thank you again."
Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants
Feb 27, 2017
"The staff at this Reno office are ALL AMAZING and EXCELLENT!!!!"
Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants
Feb 27, 2017
"Excellent nurses and doctor!"
Sierra Nevada Nephrology Consultants
Feb 27, 2017