Center for Dialysis at Parkside

Welcome to our world class kidney transplant oriented Dialysis Center for adults and children.

Patients with renal disease including acute and chronic renal failure, diabetic nephropathy and inherited kidney disease are treated in a warm, safe and comfortable, home-like environment.

Our Center for Dialysis at Parkside supports all University Hospital at Downstate outpatient and home dialysis programs for adult and pediatric renal programs; acute and chronic hemodialysis, acute and chronic peritoneal dialysis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and home dialysis and where appropriate ambulatory femoral dialysis.


  • State of the art design used at the Center lends itself to team care concept; all patients can be seen from a centralized nursing station.
  • 20 adult treatment stations
  • 4 pediatric treatment stations in a children's area
  • 4 home dialysis training stations and individual training rooms to increase home care opportunities for patients
  • Personal touches for patients such as cushioned lounge chairs equipped with TV units
  • Conference room equipped with a sophisticated audio-visual system
  • Most private insurance and managed care plans, union plans, Child Health Plus, Medicaid managed care plans, Medicaid and Medicare are welcome
  • We intend to make the necessity for dialysis as comfortable as possible while maximizing each patient's quality of life

Medical Staff

  • Subodh Saagi, MD, MPH, Director
  • Clinton Brown, MD
  • Errol Carter, MPA Administrator
  • Mary Mallappalil, MD
  • Ernie Yap MD
  • Arye Kremer MD

Contact Us

  • SUNY Downstate Nephrology Office: (718) 270-1584
  • SUNY Downstate Acute Dialysis: (718) 270-2511, (718) 270-2510
  • SUNY Downstate Chronic Dialysis Hotline: (718) 703-5900 or 5920
  • Kings County Hospital Acute Dialysis: (718) 613-8175
  • Kings County Hospital Chronic Dialysis: (718) 613-8151
  • Veterans Administration: (718) 836-6600, extension 3762

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