BEVERLY, Mass., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- American Renal Associates, Inc.
("ARA") today announced the opening of the Pickaway Dialysis Center, a new
outpatient facility located in Circleville, Ohio. The facility is now
admitting patients after passing all regulatory requirements without any
deficiencies. This is the 6th facility opened by ARA in 2007 and is ARA's
7th facility in the State of Ohio.
The goal of ARA and the facility's Medical Director, Abdus Malik, M.D.,
was to create an environment that caters to patient comfort, as well as
high quality patient care. Some of the amenities which each individual
patient station has are heated and massage dialysis chairs, cable
programming on a flat screen television, and Sirius Satellite Radio. The
facility also has wireless internet access for patients with wireless
laptops, and a DVD player is available. The facility is located at 1180
North Court Street, Circleville, Ohio.
"We are very pleased to have partnered with such a strong clinical team
to open this beautiful facility in Circleville, Ohio", stated Joseph
Carlucci, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ARA. "This marks the
7th facility in the state of Ohio for ARA. We continue to strive for
excellent care for the patients that chose ARA as well as the highest
staff, physician, and patient satisfaction in the dialysis industry."
ARA's focuses on developing new start-up (de novo) treatment facilities
in partnership with physicians and also acquires existing dialysis units in
selective strategic markets. The company opened 10 facilities in 2006 and
expects to continue its strong growth throughout 2007 and beyond.
About American Renal Associates
American Renal Associates, Inc. is a leading owner and operator of
outpatient kidney dialysis facilities operating facilities in partnership
with nephrologists throughout the United States. The Company's unique
operating philosophy merges physician autonomy, leading edge patient care
and financial partnership between the nephrologist and ARA. Consequently,
within six years ARA has become one of the largest providers of outpatient
kidney dialysis services in the nation with more than 65 facilities owned
or managed. ARA facilities are located in 15 states and the District of
Columbia. For more information, visit www.americanrenal.com.
SOURCE American Renal Associates, Inc.