NxStage Kidney Care Inc., a subsidiary of NxStage Medical, Inc. has opened two dialysis centers in the suburbs of Boston. Located in Wakefield and Norwood, the centers offer multiple therapy options using the NxStage System One, including home hemodialysis, home nocturnal hemodialysis, flexible in-center hemodialysis, and short-term respite care, with schedule flexibility to meet the health and lifestyle needs of the patient. The centers also offer peritoneal dialysis therapy. All NxStage Kidney Care centers offer home dialysis training that is customized to meet the needs of the patient.  

"Our focus is on putting the patient first. By listening to our patients' needs and priorities we develop personalized education, training and flexible treatment plans that provide high quality care," said Dr. Christopher Ying, medical director at NxStage Kidney Care in Wakefield. Ying is affiliated with Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and Tufts School of Medicine. "We help our patients choose a dialysis therapy that best meets their health and lifestyle goals, as well as their desire to do dialysis when and where they want, including while they are sleeping." 

NxStage Kidney Care has centers in Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

"As nephrologists we want our patients to have the best care, access to the best treatment, and have the best quality of life," said Dr. John Danziger, medical director at NxStage Kidney Care in Norwood. Danziger is an attending physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. "I am excited to offer patients dialysis options that will provide them as much convenience as possible."