Advanced Dialysis Care – Ultimate Comfort

Kidney Center of Wheat Ridge


OUR MISSION: To provide a safe, non-judgmental environment for our patients and to provide a superior treatment, every treatment.  To improve the quality of life for each of our patients.  Our Doctors and staff will provide this through leadership, compassion and having highly trained staff members on our team.  To focus on customer service for every patient and seek to understand the needs of those who depend on our services.  To take accountability in what we do and to strive to improve our services with technology and growth.

Medical Director: Rajesh Yalavarthy, MD, FASN

Rajesh Yalavarthy, MD, FASN

Rajesh Yalavarthy, MD, FASN

Joined Practice: July 2008

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Nephrology


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

Internship: New York Medical College
Metropolitan Program
2002 – 2003

Residency: New York Medical College
Metropolitan Program
2003 – 2005

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

Academic Appointments

Volunteer Clinical Faculty
University of Colorado Hospital, 2008 – 2013

Honors & Awards

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

Clinic Manager: Ryan Grosch, RN

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Ryan Grosch

Hometown: Cairo, Egypt

Certifications and Education: Associate of Arts, Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Masters of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Marketing

Ryan Grosch is a registered nurse who currently specializes in dialysis with renal patients. Ryan received his Bachelors of Science in Nursing from The University of Colorado at Denver and Health Science Center in 2007. Ryan recently graduated with a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing in June of 2014. Ryan has worked for many of the major hospital and dialysis companies in Colorado. Ryan’s nursing specialties include Medical, Surgical, Post Anesthesia Care, Dialysis, Mental Health, and Wound Care. Ryan began working in dialysis the fall of 2011 and joined the American Renal Associates team in 2013. Ryan’s hobbies include art/ceramics, traveling, yoga, hiking, and spending time with his family.

Personal Motto: No matter what happens in life, you are exactly where you are supposed to be at any given moment and any given circumstance.


Kidney Center of Wheat Ridge

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

If you have any questions about admissions or ARA Colorado please feel free to contact us.
ARA Information Line:Local is 303-422-2337 and the toll free number is 855-982-7226.