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Renal Center (Dialysis) 


Renal CenterSt. Mary's Renal Center in Madison, Wisconsin, has been providing quality health care for years. The center is the largest in Madison with 35 dialysis stations in 28,000 square feet of space. It has the capacity to serve 172 chronic patients.

Our Facilities
St. Mary's Renal Center is designed to find the best treatment option for each individual. The goal of the center is to ensure quality, respectful care in a comfortable, homelike environment. The facility has private dialysis stations with state-of-the-art therapeutic chairs and televisions. Videotapes on kidney and dialysis education, as well as feature movies are available for patient and family use during treatment. The center also features many windows providing natural sunlight and scenic views.

Renal Care PatientStaffing and Care
Dialysis teams at the center develop and provide a care plan that is best suited to each individual’s needs. The teams help each person feel comfortable about the decisions he or she has made regarding his or her own treatment for kidney failure.

The dialysis team takes a multidisciplinary approach to care. The team consists of physicians who are board certified in nephrology and their colleagues who provide 24-hour coverage for all renal patients. The dialysis program includes a program director, team leader, and case managers who are specially trained in dialysis care. The dialysis patient care team includes physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified hemodialysis technologists providing nursing care and treatment. Other professionals on the dialysis team include social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, pastoral care staff, and a renal clerk.

Services Provided
We provide care in a family- and patient-centered environment offering services for adults and children during all stages of renal disease, from initial diagnosis and early intervention to end-stage renal disease. Services provided include:

  • Individualized care plans
  • Patient and family education
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Specialized pharmacy and nursing services
  • Anemia and blood pressure management
  • Home dialysis, Peritoneal dialysis, and Hemodialysis
  • Spiritual/cultural support and guidance
  • Accepts visiting patients
  • Transplant evaluations
  • Pre-end stage renal disease clinic and EPO clinic
  • Apheresis

St. Mary's Renal Center is located at 2840 Index Road in Madison. Highways 18,14,12,151 and Interstate 90 all intersect with West Beltline Highway (12/18). From the Beltline go south on Fish Hatchery Road, then left at the first stoplight, which is Greenway Cross. Take a right onto Index Rd. The center is on the right-hand side.
For more information contact:

St. Mary's Renal Center
2840 Index Road
Madison, WI 53713
Phone: 608-229-7222
Fax: 608-229-7116

On-site Nephrology Clinic:
Madison Area Renal Specialists
Chris Eggert, MD , Medical Director
Ed Ahrens, MD; Gloria Song, MD; Deb Loomis, PA-C
Phone: 608-229-7221
Fax: 608-229-7395

St. Clare Hospital, a fellow member of SSM Health Care, also offers a Dialysis Center, located in Lake Delton. For more information on the St. Clare Dialysis Center, call 608-253-4677.

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