St. Joseph’s specializes in diagnosing, treating and educating patients with chronic kidney disease. There are five hemodialysis units and one home training unit devoted to the care of approximately 350 end stage kidney disease patients. Acute dialysis services are also provided in the inpatient Acute Kidney Unit located at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center.
- Full-care hemodialysis (chronic)
- Peritoneal dialysis: Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and automated peritoneal dialysis (APD)
- Home hemodialysis
Dialysis, a life-sustaining treatment for end-stage renal disease, is a vital part of your continued health. At St. Joseph’s Dialysis Services, our commitment is to provide you with the most medically advanced dialysis therapy available in a location that is convenient to you and your family.
With more than 35 years of experience serving dialysis patients in Central New York, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center has partnered with Liberty Dialysis, LLC, to offer you five state-of-the-art dialysis facilities throughout the Greater Syracuse area. One of our locations is certain to be near where you live or work, making the time you spend at dialysis as convenient, comfortable and stress-free as possible. Our flexible hours – including early morning and evening appointments – are geared to accommodate your busy schedule. In addition, our locations provide free, no-hassle parking and easy accessibility.
St. Joseph’s Dialysis Services is committed to providing you with the highest quality dialysis care available. All of St. Joseph’s facilities have consistently met or exceeded the standards for dialysis treatment as established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network.
Because you spend a great deal of time with us, St. Joseph’s Dialysis Services offers some of the comforts of home. You will receive your treatments in a comfortable recliner at your station with space to store your personal belongings. There is plenty of room for a family member or friend to visit while you receive your treatment. You have the option of a privacy curtain, or you can choose to socialize with others in the unit. Cable TV is available for your entertainment. At some locations, wireless Internet services as well as inhouse video/DVD are available to use during treatment.
St. Joseph’s Dialysis Services offers:
- Acute inpatient dialysis
- One-on-one orientation sessions for those just beginning dialysis
- Outpatient hemodialysis
- Home training unit for peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis training
After consulting with your physician, you may opt to dialyze at home through St. Joseph’s Home Dialysis Unit. Our highly trained, knowledgeable staff can provide patient education and support, as well as assist you in ordering the necessary supplies. When you do find it necessary to visit our Home Dialysis Unit, you will find superior medical care and easy accessibility located at St. Joseph’s Regional Dialysis Center, 973 James St., Syracuse.
Each location provides comprehensive nursing services, including:
- Access management
- Anemia management
- Diabetic monitoring
- Ongoing evaluation and assessment
- Patient education
- Referrals to appropriate team members (i.e., social workers, home health care staff)
- Lab work as ordered by your physician
An onsite nutritionist is available to help you make the best choices for healthy living. In addition, members of our social work team can provide you with support and counseling, information and referrals for outside, financial and employment counseling, and transportation and travel arrangements.
If, at any time, you need to be admitted to St. Joseph’s Hospital as an inpatient, you can expect the same high level of quality care that you receive at our outpatient dialysis locations. St. Joseph’s staff works together to ensure continuity of care when you are a patient in any of our facilities. Your records are immediately available to all medical team members within the St. Joseph’s network, providing fast and dependable health care for you at all times.
Just visiting? St. Joseph’s Dialysis Services welcomes patients traveling to the Central New York area. Whether you are here for business or pleasure, you can have confidence that our state-of-the-art dialysis facilities can assist you. Our five locations are located in Central New York. Flexible scheduling allows you to travel with the assurance that St. Joseph’s can provide for your needs while you are away from home. To schedule a visit, contact our services prior to your travels at 315-703-6700 and ask to speak to a social worker.
Wherever you live in the Greater Syracuse area, one of St. Joseph’s Dialysis Services facilities is convenient to you. Our main facility is located in the heart of the city, just a few blocks from St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Four other locations can be found in the Syracuse suburbs and Cortland. Free and accessible parking is provided at all sites. If assistance is needed to arrange transportation, a social worker is available to assist you. Our commitment to providing you with the comfort and quality care you need is found at all of our convenient locations.