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The Vascular Access Center

Kidney Care and Transplant Services of New England provides hemodialysis vascular access care and venous access procedures in a modern, state-of-the-art outpatient facility called The Vascular Access Center (VAC). The center provides timely interventional procedures in a setting that is convenient, comfortable, and friendly. The VAC has been serving patients since 2005 and more than 13,000 procedures have been performed by the staff. Located at 208 Ashley Avenue in West Springfield, MA, the VAC has easy on and off access to the I-91 highway.

Vascular Access Team grouped together

The Vascular Access Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care which has developed standards to promote patient safety and quality care. The center is staffed by the following American Board of Surgery certified surgeons:

The surgeons are partners of Kidney Care and Transplant Services of New England and provide additional surgical services beyond vascular access procedures. For more information on other surgical services click here.

Vascular Access Office, with medical equipment, monitoring device and table in the room

Services offered at The Vascular Access Center

Dialysis Access Procedures

In order to receive hemodialysis, you need a functioning vascular access. Your hemodialysis vascular access can be considered your "lifeline." At The Vascular Access Center, we provide the following services to maintain your lifeline:

A female doctor and male nurse using a Vascular Access Doppler on a patient

Venous Access Procedures

Skin and Subcutaneous Minor Procedures