NxStage Kidney Care Inc., a subsidiary of NxStage Medical Inc., today announced the opening of its dialysis center in Germantown, a suburb of Memphis, Tenn. NxStage Kidney Care also has centers in Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

NxStage said its new facility is focused on providing home dialysis training and education in an intimate setting for people with kidney failure and their families. The facility also welcomes existing home dialysis patients seeking short-term respite care, as well as patients who are traveling.

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“We are proud to bring NxStage Kidney Care to the Memphis area and provide patients with flexible therapy options including home hemodialysis with the NxStage System One and peritoneal dialysis,” said Dr. Jo Pinnaka, Medical Director at NxStage Kidney Care Memphis. “As a team, we work to design a personalized therapy plan that best fits our patients’ health needs and lifestyle goals.”

NxStage said it created NxStage Kidney Care to provide enhanced access to home-based and more frequent dialysis.

“We remain focused on the importance of providing patients with access to home therapy options,” said Robert Brown, President of NxStage Kidney Care. “Our approach to dialysis is to offer patients the opportunity to regain control of their lives.”

NxStage Kidney Care Memphis is located at 8040 Wolf River Boulevard, Suite 101, Germantown, TN 38138. For more information about NxStage Kidney Care and the therapy options offered, visit www.nxstagekidneycare.