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Satellite Dialysis Opens New Center in San Leandro, CA

Leading Kidney Dialysis Services Provider Expands Its East Bay Area Presence to Serve More Patients

SAN LEANDRO, CA, November 17, 2009 — Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation’s first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced the opening of a new Satellite Dialysis center in San Leandro, California. The new center adds to Satellite Healthcare’s significant and expanding dialysis services throughout California. The center is equipped with 24 dialysis stations to assist patients with their long-term clinical needs.

“Satellite Dialysis is an in-center dialysis program that is focused on dedicated and personalized care for those who have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), said Rosemary Fox, Vice President and COO of Dialysis Services for Satellite Healthcare. ”Our continued growth in California adds to our expanding presence nationwide, and allows Satellite Dialysis to reach and assist more patients. We’re very excited to be opening this new East Bay center in San Leandro, CA.”

Satellite Dialysis of San Leandro will be under the medical directorship of Dr. Haseeb Al-Mufti of Renal Associates. The center is located on the corner of Davis and Alvarado Street at 801 Davis Street, San Leandro, CA 94577. The center is managed by professional nurses, dietitians, social workers and technicians that are trained for CKD patient care.

“Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate and personalized care in this center with well trained, diverse, and caring staff,” said Dr. Al-Mufti. “Our management staff will be dedicated to achieving the best clinical outcomes, and create a model of care that improves the well being and quality of life for all of our patients.”

For more information about Satellite Healthcare and its mission to make life better for those with Chronic Kidney Disease, please visit www.SatelliteHealth.com.

About Satellite Dialysis
Satellite Dialysis, an affiliate of dialysis industry leader Satellite Healthcare, is a not-for-profit community organization with a legacy of more than 35 years focused on stability and meeting the long-term clinical needs of patients and physicians in the field of chronic kidney disease.  At its centers, Satellite Dialysis provides dedicated clinical care to patients requiring comprehensive clinical support during dialysis treatments. To learn more about Satellite Dialysis, please visit www.satellitehealth.com/dialysis.

About Satellite Healthcare
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is one of the nation’s first and leading providers of dialysis services and kidney disease care. With its affiliated services – Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. This comprehensive offering allows Satellite Healthcare to advance the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can achieve a better life. For more information, visit www.satellitehealth.com

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Media Contact: Kim Hernandez, 650-404-3623

The nurses and technicians at Satellite Dialysis have become my extended family. I am always greeted with a smile and genuine concern for my needs.”
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