American Renal Associates Opens a New Facility in Circleville, Ohio

Jun 08, 2007, 01:00 ET from American Renal Associates, Inc.

    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

SOURCE American Renal Associates, Inc.