Dialysis|AV Access Program

Expert vascular surgeons provide 24-hour care for patients in need of emergent, short-term and long-term dialysis access. Through a close partnership with the nephrologist and dialysis center, we create a comprehensive, individualized dialysis access plan that prioritize the needs of each patient. 

Our Dialysis Access Program is ready to assist patients at any phase of treatment, including assessment, revision and maintenance.

How to Refer 

  • For urgent and nonurgent appointments, call our dialysis access phone: Call 508-612-3325
  • For nonurgent appointments, complete the referral form. Fill out as much as possible.

Referral Form

Services Offered

  • Vascular lab services for arteriovenous (AV) access planning 
  • AV fistula creation
  • AV graft placement
  • Percutaneous AV access creation
  • Assessment and maintenance of existing AV access
  • Revision of existing AV Access
  • Evaluation and management of complications of AV Access
  • Tunnel dialysis catheter: venous catheter intended for short-term use

Our Locations

UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA  01655
(AV access planning, assessment, creation and maintenance)

UMass Memorial Health at Milford
91 Water Street, Milford, MA  01757
(AV access planning, assessment, creation and maintenance)

The Wound Care Center at Harrington
10 North Main Street, Charlton, MA  01507
(AV access planning and assessment)

Our Team