Kidney Center of Wheat Ridge

Kidney Center of Wheat Ridge is located on 38th Ave, right in the heart of Old Town Wheat Ridge and minutes away from Lutheran Medical Center. We are easy to reach from any direction and you will always find plenty of parking.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality patient care. We’re proud to be a CMS 4 Star Rated Dialysis Facility with a tenured staff that prides itself on developing and maintaining strong patient relationships. In fact, our Registered Nurses and Technicians average 12 years of dialysis experience.

Our staff is led by a board certified Nephrologist and includes a Registered Nurse, a Registered Dietitian, a Medical Social Worker, and Patient Care Technicians. Each patient is seen by a Nurse Practitioner or Nephrologist every week, and a dialysis-experienced Social Worker and Dietitian are available seven days a week.

Providing a positive patient experience and superior comfort is our priority – that’s why we offer state-of-the-art amenities including heated or massage chairs, SiriusXM radio, DVD players, flat screen TVs with computer and Internet access, a comfortable waiting area with fireplace, and a covered outdoor patio with picnic tables for patient and caregiver use.

Call us direct to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

CMS Dialysis Facility Compare Ratings range from 1 Star to 5 Stars, with 3 Stars being the National Average. Anything above 3 Stars far exceeds the National average. Ratings quoted above are based on data collection period 1/1/2013 – 6/30/2017 and are updated annually in October. For updates and additional information we encourage you to visit

For Appointments or Information Call 303-463-3041

We offer extended hours to accommodate patient schedules, call for information.

Kidney Center of Wheat Ridge

6920 W. 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Phone: 303.463.3041
Fax: 303.463.3044

Rajesh Yalavarthy, MD, FASN – Medical Director

Joined Practice: July 2008

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Medical School:
Guntur Medical College
Guntur, India
1994 – 1999

New York Medical College
Metropolitan Program
2002 – 2003

New York Medical College
Metropolitan Program
2003 – 2005

Nephrology Fellowship:
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center,
Denver, Colorado
2005 – 2008

Volunteer Clinical Faculty
University of Colorado Hospital, 2008 – 2013

Outstanding Resident Awards 2004 & 2005
Best Resident Teacher Award 2005
Merit Awards in Biochemistry, Pharmacology, and Pathology in Medical School