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About Nephrology Vascular Lab

At Nephrology Vascular Lab, we are dedicated to preserving the functionality of your patient's access. Our interventional nephrologists are leaders in their specialties and are proud to serve ESRD patients of the Birmingham community. Our outpatient center offers:

  • Same day/ next day procedures to ensure patients return to dialysis quickly
  • Comprehensive reports within 24 - 48 hours following the procedure to ensure efficient communication

Patient Convenience
We make dialysis access treatments easy for you and your patients. Round trip transportation can be arranged for patients who qualify. For their comfort, conscious sedation is available.

To request an appointment, call 205-916-5201 or Fill Out Our Appointment Form

Nephrology Vascular Lab Healthcare Staff

Our Physicians


Thomas Watson, MDThomas Watson, MD

Interventional Nephrologist

James Lewis, MD
James Lewis, MD

Interventional Nephrologist



John Brouillette, MD
John Brouillette, MD

Interventional Nephrologist

Phillip Madonia, MD
Phillip Madonia, MD

Interventional Nephrologist

Medical Services


Dialysis Access Management

Clinical indications for intervention by our physicians:

  • Clotted access
  • Non-maturing fistula
  • Elevated venous or arterial pressure
  • Changes in bruit/pulsatility
  • Excessive post-dialysis bleeding
  • Access limb swelling
  • Inadequate catheter flow
  • Steal syndrome
  • Failure to achieve prescribed dialysis dose

Procedures available at Nephrology Vascular Lab:

  • Hemodialysis catheter placement
  • Hemodialysis catheter exchange
  • Hemodialysis catheter removal
  • Vessel mapping
  • Fistulogram
  • Angioplasty
  • Coil embolization
  • Stent placement
  • Fistula salvage
  • Thrombectomy
  • MILLER banding procedure for Steal Syndrome

For more information, visit infoDialysisAccess.com.

Dialysis Access Management Team

Hours of Service


Monday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Thursday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

To request an appointment, call 205-916-5201 or Fill Out Our Appointment Form

Directions




Nephrology Vascular Lab
1280 Columbiana Road, Suite 160
Birmingham, AL 35216
Phone: 205-916-5201



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