About American Renal Associates

In 2021, Innovative Renal Care (IRC) and American Renal Associates (ARA) merged to become the IRC family of companies. IRC, along with ARA’s legacy clinics and partnerships, provides high-quality care to patients suffering from End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and other kidney conditions. Innovative Renal Care (IRC) family of companies is one of the largest dialysis services providers in the United States. IRC is a company built on partnerships. We work with nephrologists and health systems around the country to provide exceptional patient care through clinical expertise and administrative support.

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For Providers

IRC offers a comprehensive kidney care solution, encompassing home care, in-center and acute.

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For Patients

IRC is the first organization to offer every type of kidney care patients may need — home care, in-center or acute — and an expert, compassionate team to deliver it.

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Your Treatment Team

The members of your care team will meet with you on a regular basis to make recommendations for your care and listen to your concerns. Your dialysis care team is made up of the following people:

  • Nephrologist
  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Nephrology Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician (PCT)
  • Renal Dietitian
  • Nephrology Social Worker
  • You!


What to Expect

What to expect before, during and after dialysis

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Kidney Disease 101

Learn the basics of kidney function and kidney disease

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Dialysis Options

Choose the right care for your needs

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Nutrition & Wellness

Find recipes and enjoy cooking for kidney health

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Your most common questions answered

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Additional reading and online resources

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