Holy Cross Health offers dialytic therapy to patients with acute renal failure or end-stage renal disease (ESDR). A multidisciplinary team offers inpatient acute hemodialysis, outpatient chronic hemodialysis and outpatient peritoneal dialysis.
Holy Cross Hospital is one of only a few hospitals in the area to offer outpatient dialysis services within a hospital setting. The Holy Cross Hospital chronic outpatient hemodialysis unit has 14 patient stations with a patient capacity of 84 patients and provides more than 12,000 treatments annually. The unit is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The acute hemodialysis unit at Holy Cross Hospital consists of four patient stations in the dialysis unit. Equipment is available for staff to dialyze patients throughout the facility, such as intensive care units and medical surgical floors. The acute unit provides an average of 225 to 250 treatments per month.
The peritoneal dialysis unit trains patients in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis (CCPD) and offers follow-up for patients utilizing these therapies. Currently there are more than 40 patients in the program, making it one of the top 10 in the state.
The outpatient Holy Cross Dialysis Center at Woodmore in Mitchellville, Md., operates Monday through Saturday. The unit consists of 15 outpatient hemodialysis stations, with a patient capacity of 90 patients. Kaiser Permanente and Holy Cross Hospital are working closely together to provide care for their ESRD patients at this facility.
Holy Cross Germantown Hospital will offer inpatient acute hemodialysis when it opens in October 2014.
For more information about dialysis services, call 301-754-7560.
Acute Hemodialysis - Inpatient Hours:
7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Saturday
Chronic Hemodialysis - Outpatient Hours:
7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday to Saturday
Peritoneal Dialysis - Outpatient Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday
Holy Cross Dialysis Center at Woodmore - Outpatient
11721 Woodmore Road, Suite 190
Mitchellville, MD 20721
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday