Improving Health, Health Care and Quality of Life

DaVita Completes Acquisition of Physicians Dialysis, Inc.
PRNewswire-FirstCall
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.

DaVita Inc. , announced the completion of its acquisition of Physicians Dialysis, Inc. which was previously disclosed on July 22, 2004.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO )

DaVita is a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure. The Company operates and provides administrative services to kidney dialysis centers and home peritoneal dialysis programs domestically in 35 states, as well as Washington, D.C. As of June 30, 2004, DaVita operates or provides administrative services to 592 outpatient facilities serving 50,000 patients.

Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO
AP Archive: http://photoarchive.ap.org/
PRN Photo Desk, 888-776-6555 or 212-782-2840

SOURCE: DaVita Inc.

CONTACT: LeAnne Zumwalt, Investor Relations of DaVita Inc.,
+1-310-536-2420


Contact Investor Relations

For media inquiries, please contact:

Media Kit

Kate Stabrawa
2000 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 876-7527