AKDHC

Center Information

Tammy DeLozier
Clinical Research Operations Manager
AKDHC
3003 N Central Avenue, Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85012
USA
602-997-0484
602-944-6882 (fax)
tdelozier@akdhc.com
www.akdhc.com
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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Devices
Endocrinology
Hematology
Immunology
Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Center Overview

AKDHC is one of the nation's largest groups of physicians specializing in the care of patients with renal disease, including chronic kidney disease (CKD), dialysis, transplantation, and vascular access management. Since 1976, it has enjoyed the trust of patients and the respect of the community throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area and the northern two-thirds of the state of Arizona.

We provide quality medical care to enhance the well being of our patients. By practicing high level research-based, comprehensive, state of the art nephrology, transplant medicine, and expanding our medical services, we broaden our patient and referral base, and strengthen our capacity to enhance out patient’s lives.

The AKDHC goal is to be the leading physician-owned nephrology practice in the country, treating all aspects of kidney disease. The quality of our physicians and staff, our commitment to advanced screening, early intervention, kidney transplant, research and patient education, ensure that we always deliver superior medical care.

Our spirit is entrepreneurial. We strengthen our organization seeking new opportunities, being efficient, cost-effective, and continuously improving our management system.

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 120
Number of Studies Actually Completed: 110
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 28000
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 2 Week(s)
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 84
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 75%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 92%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Clinical Research Experience

AKDHC’s Clinical Research Staff has a combined experience of 20+ years from various specialties including Basic Research (Pre-clinical), Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatric, Cardiovascular, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Dermatology, Device and currently Nephrology. In our current setting of Nephrology clinical research experience we cover all aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease including but not limited to: Hypertension, Hyperparathyroidism, Diabetes, Microalbuminuria, Proteinuria, Hyperphosphatemia, Hypercholesterolemia, Bone Hystomorphometry, Anemia, Dialysis - Hemodialysis & Peritoneal Dialysis, fistula/graft placement and maintenance (vascular access) and Kidney Transplant.

We have a Clinical Research Team in place that involves nine Clinical Research Professionals and twenty one dedicated physicians/Principal Investigators that meet quarterly to review protocols for consideration, quality assurance and any other research business.

All of our 75+ physicians are Principal Investigators and/or Sub-Investigators on all of our clinical research trials. We are contributing to the world of research through the conduct of clean, ethically sound, Pharmaceutical, Device and Academic clinical trials. We strive to take the best from our vast field of experience and apply it within our group Nephrology Practice to provide our patients the opportunity to participate in research and to have our physicians be part of clinical breakthroughs in their field of expertise.

Facility Description

We have fifteen main offices spanning the Phoenix area, in addition to numerous satellite offices in the vicinity including Prescott, Tucson, Bullhead City, Cottonwood, Lake Havasu and Kingman .

AKDHC Central
3003 N. Central Ave.
Suite: T100
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Phone: (602) 263-5446
Front Office Fax 263-7722
Back Office Fax 264-1014

AKDHC Maryvale
4524 N. Maryvale Parkway, Suite 160
Phoenix, AZ 85031
Phone: (623) 849-9088
Fax: (623) 849-9065

AKDHC Avondale
10750 W. McDowell
Suite: F600
Avondale, AZ 85323
Phone: (623) 547-4668

AKDHC Greenway
15255 N 40th Street
Bldg 5, Suite 135
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Phone: (602) 943-1231
Fax (602) 395-9574

AKDHC Prescott
1003 Division St
Suite 5
Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone: (928) 445-7632
Fax: (928) 445-9283

AKDHC Scottsdale Shea
8415 N. Pima Road
Suite 150
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: (480) 551-1057
Fax: (480) 551-1059

AKDHC Scottsdale Osborn
7331 E. Osborn Dr.
Suite: 150
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: (480) 994-1238
Fax: (480) 994-9649

AKDHC Sun City
13090 N. 94th Drive
Suite: 210
Peoria, AZ 85381
Phone: (623) 974-1763
Fax: (623) 972-2038

AKDHC Surgery Center
3320 N 2nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
Phone: (602) 200-8288
Fax: (602) 200-8676

AKDHC Thunderbird
5750 W. Thunderbird Rd.
Suite: G790
Glendale, AZ 85306
Phone: (602) 843-7171
Fax: (602) 843-5909

AKDHC Tucson Access Center
700 E. Broadway Blvd
Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: (520) 623-7485
Fac: (520) 623-7945

AKDHC Tucson Campbell
4511 N. Campbell Ave
Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: (520) 529-6500
Fax: (520) 209-7337

AKDHC Tucson East
6001 E. Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: (520) 290-5260
Fax: (520) 290-5284

AKDHC Tucson Northwest
2292 W. Magee Rd
Suite 150
Tucson, AZ 85742
Phone: (520) 547-2468
Fax: (520) 547-2471

AKDHC Tucson St. Mary’s
1704 W. Anklam Rd
Suite 107
Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone: (520) 622-3569
Fax: (520) 623-7257

Staff Expertise

AKDHC Physicians specialize in the field of nephrology and internal medicine. Several physicians have FACP status as Fellows of the American College of Physicians. Two are credited as Clinical Associate Professors of Medicine with the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Several physicians in the practice serve currently, or have recently served as directors of nephrology departments at major Phoenix area hospitals. AKDHC physicians provide Medical Directorship for numerous in-hospital acute dialysis programs in the area.

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