In-center Dialysis

Chase Cofer, hemodialysis patient at Chromalloy American Kidney Center

Many patients with chronic kidney disease or renal failure who need ongoing dialysis choose in-center care.

In addition to the Chromalloy American Kidney Center, one of our on-campus dialysis units and the oldest unit in operation in the St. Louis area, we offer comprehensive services at multiple dialysis centers conveniently located throughout the metro St. Louis area.  This is part of our mission to take our outstanding care to the communities where our patients live.

While the majority of dialysis centers are open during daytime hours only, one site – the West Healthcare DaVita Dialysis Unit at 400 N. Lindbergh – offers evening and overnight hours three days a week (M, W, F) through its Nocturnal Dialysis Program.

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For more information, visit the Kidney Resource Center » 

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Inpatient Dialysis Services

The inpatient acute dialysis unit at Barnes-Jewish Hospital provides approximately 1,200 treatments per month. At least 60% of those are for patients with acute kidney injuries (AKI).

Inpatient dialysis services include:

  • Hemodialysis (HD)
  • Peritoneal dialysis (PD)
  • Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)
  • Sustained low-efficiency dialysis (SLED)
  • Prolonged intermittent renal replacement therapy (PRRT)
  • Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE)

To learn more about these treatment options, visit the Kidney Resource Center »