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Dialysis Unit Locator

Dialysis Facility Compare is more than a dialysis unit locator. It makes available detailed information about Medicare approved dialysis facilities throughout the country. Dialysis facility characteristics like ownership, length of operation, as well as, information on quality measures, such as adequacy of dialysis and patient survival are provided. New dialysis facilities may not appear for several months after being approved by Medicare.

Dialysisfinder(tm) will help you to locate dialysis units throughout the United States by simply entering the name of a city or as little as a zip code. This is an excellent way to find the location of dialysis unit near your travel destination.


Dialysis Companies





Pharmaceutical Companies



Renal Advances (presented by Amgen)

This site contains information news from the renal community.


Renal Info (presented by Baxter)

This site contains information for kidney patients, family members and friends on kidney disease and it treatment.

Transplant Organizations

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)

This is the agency responsible for supervising the procurement and distribution of human organs for transplantation in the United States.

Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc. (TRIO)

Offering transplantation and organ donation information to transplant recipients and candidates, donors, and family members.

International Transplant Coordinators Society

The ITCS was formed as an umbrella organization in order to respond to transplant coordination issues.

International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS)

The site contains information about membership, research grants, professional development and the organization's annual symposium.

John Martin

The story of one young mans journey through chronic kidney disease to transplantation told through his photo s and journal entries.

The Kidney Transplant/Dialysis Association

An all-volunteer, non-profit organization created to serve the needs of kidney and transplant patients. Although many services are limited to individuals in the New England area, the association produces a patient handbook which can be downloaded from this site.

National Foundation for Transplants

Provide financial assistance for organ and bone marrow transplant costs not covered by insurance.


A non-profit, interactive, multi-media educational web site for the transplant community. Click on the header labeled Referenceto access an interesting array of resources.