LAKEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Renal Ventures Management, LLC through its subsidiary, Physician Venture Partners, LLC has announced its first vascular access center, the Vascular Center at Lafayette, LLC. The new center is a joint venture partnership between Physician Venture Partners, LLC and Acadiana Renal Physicians, Inc.
Kyle Smith, D.O., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., will be the center’s medical director, bringing more than 25 years of experience in nephrology. For the past ten years, his practice focused solely on interventional nephrology. During this time, Dr. Smith performed over 15,000 dialysis access interventional procedures. Previous positions included staff physician at the Philadelphia Vascular Institute and partner in Dallas Nephrology Associates.
“We’re pleased to be partnering with Acadiana Renal Physicians, Inc., a group that shares our commitment to responsive vascular access care and treatment,” said Dr. Smith. “Our community can expect the highest level of patient care in the Lafayette area.”
“As we move toward an integrated care model, maintaining patient vascular access will be integral to providing high quality care while reducing cost to the system,” shared Roderick Clark, M.D., President of Acadiana Renal Physicians, Inc. “We are pleased to be co-venturing with Renal Ventures Management, LLC, one of the thought leaders in dialysis care.”
The center will initially focus on dialysis access maintenance and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) intervention.
“The new center will help meet growing demand in the community for quality vascular services,” said Adrian Amedia, President of Physician Venture Partners, LLC. “On behalf of our entire staff, we’re proud to support our mission to provide superior care in the most cost effective manner for the patient and the health plan.”
The Vascular Center at Lafayette, LLC is located at 1340 Surrey St, Suite 100 in Lafayette, La. For more information, visit www.thevascularcenters.com.
About Physician Venture Partners, LLC
Physician Venture Partners, LLC is a subsidiary of Renal Ventures Management, LLC, a leading provider of dialysis services in the U.S. The company’ vascular centers provide dialysis access management and interventional procedures as well as a full range of testing and treatment for peripheral arterial disease, venous insufficiency and pain management. The centers’ high quality metrics for patient care are met in part by addressing all of a patient’s co-morbidities and to involve all of the physicians across the patient’s continuum of care. Partnerships are designed to be fully compliant with regulatory concerns. For more information on Physician Venture Partners, LLC, visit www.physicianventurepartners.com.