Press Release



BEVERLY, Massachusetts,- June 9, 2011- American Renal Associates, LLC (“ARA”), a Massachusetts-based provider of outpatient dialysis services, announced today the opening of its 100th dialysis facility. 

The facility, Miami Regional Dialysis Center West, LLC, located in Miami, Florida is a joint venture between ARA and Greater Miami Nephrology Associates.  The state-of-the art facility has been constructed to accommodate 16 dialysis stations.  Dr. Jose Nieto will serve as the medical director of the facility.  Dialysis provides a life-saving therapy to patients suffering from kidney failure.

“We are thrilled to have reached this milestone in Miami with our physician partners, Greater Miami Nephrology Associates,” President and Co-Founder, Syed Kamal said of the new unit.  “Together with our partners, Miami West will provide high quality dialysis care to the residents of Miami Gardens and the surrounding communities. I’m proud of all that ARA has accomplished as we continue to expand our presence nationwide.  This facility is a welcome addition to the ARA family of dialysis facilities.”

Dr. Carl Goldsand, Senior Partner of Greater Miami Nephrology Associates echoed Mr. Kamal’s sentiments.  “By partnering with ARA, we were able to bring a high-quality outpatient dialysis facility to the patients of Miami Gardens, Florida.  Our partnership with ARA provides us with the opportunity to treat our patients in an exceptionally high quality, cost-efficient manner and allows us to retain much of the autonomy we need and value as physicians.  The beneficiaries of this exciting partnership are the patients we treat.” 

About ARA
Working closely with our physician partners and through our network of 100 dialysis facilities, we provide dialysis treatments to over 6,850 patients in 19 states and the District of Columbia.  For more information about the services we provide, or for information about a dialysis facility near you, we invite you to visit our website at