Why Choose Dialysis Access Center

Why Choose Us?

DAC is made up of the highest caliber health care providers. All DAC interventional nephrologists are Board certified in Nephrology and many have additional training/certification. This additional expertise directly benefits the patients and provides superior care. Our providers are available to manage any difficult to manage dialysis access related issues.

The DAC team strives to provide a professional and trusted bond by creating an everlasting relationship between our providers, the patient and the referring physicians. We encourage a team approach to management of dialysis access and its complications with contributions by all team members. The EBNMG team provides proactive and timely communication to the patient and their primary nephrologist after each visit. Our goal is to keep everyone informed of the changes made to the treatment plan.

This healthcare organization is accrediated by the Accrediation Associaition for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). the nations's leading accrediting organization of outpatient facilities.

Being accredited means that DAC has undergone a rigorous professional scrutiny by highly qualified AAAHC professionals and found to provide quality care. So, congratulations, by choosing us, you have made an excellent choice.

Your visits to DAC are designed to ensure that you get the personal attention and care you deserve. DAC offers numerous education classes to patients and their families so that they can understand their lifeline, the dialysis access, its maintenance and learn about how to best care for it.

We are one of the largest nephrology practices in the East Bay Area with convenient access to dialysis access services. At Dialysis Access Center we make every effort to pursue the following practice model to achieve our mission in practice of Interventional Nephrology:


Access to Care & Information
• Same-day appointments usually available
• On-call access coverage
• Office visits (Access Education)
• Culturally appropriate care

Practice-Based Services
• Comprehensive care for dialysis access
• Prevention screening and services
• Catheter Care services
• Dialysis Access Wellness promotion

 Disease Management
• Population care and management
• Dialysis Access Care Clinics with Access plans
• HTN Clinic and medication management
• Patient engagement and education
• Leverage automated technologies

Health Information Technology
• Electronic health record
• Electronic prescribing
• Electronic reporting
• Evidence-based Clinical Decision Support
• Population registries reporting
• Practice Web site
• Patient portal (Coming Soon)

Care Coordination
• Collaborative relationships with other providers
• Transitional Care Management post Hospitalization
• Effective use of Community-based resources
• Specialist care when needed

Quality and Safety
• Evidence-based best practices
• Medication management and Reconciliation
• Patient satisfaction feedback
• Clinical outcomes analysis
• Quality improvement and reporting
• Risk management
• Regulatory compliance

 Practice Management
• Disciplined financial management
• Revenue enhancement
• Cost-Benefit decision-making
• Optimized coding & billing
• Personnel/HR management
• Facilities management
• Optimized office design/redesign
• Change management

Practice-Based Team Care
• Provider leadership
• Shared mission and vision
• Effective communication
• Highly Trained Office Medical Assistants
• Patient Participation
• Family involvement options