NEW CARROLLTON, Md., Nov. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSI Renal, a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, announced today that it has officially opened the doors of the new DSI Greenbelt-Lanham Dialysis center, located in New Carrollton, Maryland. A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on November 6th, along with a free community open house.
With kidney disease on the rise, there are approximately 700,000 adults living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Washington DC and surrounding area. Of those affected, 7,000 are receiving dialysis treatments. (The National Kidney Foundation, 2014) The addition of this new, state-of-the-art dialysis facility will help accommodate the increased demand for dialysis service in the area.
"Due to the increase in patients being diagnosed with CKD and eventually going on dialysis, the opening of this new clinic is essential to be able to provide all patients with access to quality care within their community," Said Dr. Mohammed Youshauddin, Medical Director at DSI Greenbelt-Lanham. "Patient care and their well-being is our top priority, expanding dialysis services in this area will greatly improve patient experience and add a level of convenience for those traveling weekly to and from treatments"
The latest dialysis center to be opened by DSI Renal, features 16 in-center hemodialysis stations, and patient amenities including individual flat screen TVs, wifi connection, heated massage chairs, and free parking. The clinic is located at 8317 Annapolis Road, New Carrollton, MD 20784. For more information about services at this clinic or in the area, about becoming a patient at the clinic, or to learn more about the open house, please contact the clinic at (301) 459-1505.
About DSI Renal
DSI Renal (formed as Dialysis Newco, Inc.) is a leading provider of dialysis services in the United States, offering state-of-the-art treatment for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure and renal disease. Together with its physician partners, DSI Renal owns and operates 91 dialysis clinics in 22 states. The company plans for growth through acquisition and development of new clinics as well as through establishment of additional joint venture partnerships with leading nephrologists for the clinic, hospital and alternate settings. For more information, please visit www.dsi-corp.com.