LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Dialysis Systems, Inc. announces the opening of four dialysis facilities to provide dialysis patients in and around Los Angeles with more options for high quality nephrology and dialysis care. These new facilities are located in Northridge, Torrance, Carson, and downtown Los Angeles.
Northridge Dialysis Center, at 9325 Reseda Boulevard, was the first of the new centers to open, and it is currently treating patients. The facility features 22 dialysis stations, each with heated and massage dialysis chairs and other patient amenities. "Patients on hemodialysis must receive treatments three times per week, and the time and expense of travel to the dialysis center can be a real burden," says Vinod Assomull, M.D., Medical Director of Northridge Dialysis Center. "By bringing top-notch dialysis care in a comfortable, convenient setting to this community, we are helping the patients in this area spend less time traveling and more time leading their lives."
Torrance Peninsula Dialysis Center, at 20430 Hawthorne Boulevard, also recently opened its doors to new patients and features 18 dialysis stations. Khaja Ahmed, M.D., serves as Medical Director. "This new center is a much-needed addition to the area," says Dr. Ahmed. "We are pleased to be able to provide exceptional dialysis care in a friendly, comfortable setting that keeps patients closer to home."
Opening soon will be GALA Dialysis, in downtown Los Angeles at 1666 West 3rd Street. GALA Dialysis will feature 21 stations, with heated and massage dialysis chairs. "For dialysis patients, finding the right center is so important," says Bruce A. Greenfield, M.D., Medical Director of GALA Dialysis. "The new GALA center will not only offer excellent dialysis care in an easily accessible location, but the new center is also next door to a vascular care center, which will be very convenient f