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Dr. John Wigneswaran Joins Team at DaVita Kidney Care
Renowned Nephrologist to Head Up Hospital Services Group
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DENVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that the company has named John Wigneswaran, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical affairs for hospital services.

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"I am looking forward to joining an extraordinary team of physicians, as we work together toward a vision of building the greatest health care community the world has ever seen," said Dr. Wigneswaran. "I hope to bring my expertise and leadership as we strive to provide the best clinical care, while developing programs to enhance the lives of our patients."

In this role, Dr. Wigneswaran will be overseeing hospital services and helping to evaluate new technology, equipment and pharmaceuticals. As a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer he will be developing new initiatives and programs to enhance physician engagement.

"Dr. Wigneswaran is a passionate and progressive innovator," said Javier Rodriguez, CEO of DaVita Kidney Care. "DaVita Kidney Care is committed to continue our track record of recruiting top physicians and investing in capabilities to maintain our clinical leadership."

Dr. Wigneswaran received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, renal fellowship from Cornell University and is currently working on an MBA at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition, he founded Nephroceuticals, an organization focused on improving nutritional health of certain patient populations, namely renal and cardiac patients.

Dr. Wigneswaran joins an esteemed group of physicians overseeing clinical and medical affairs at DaVita Kidney Care. A full list of those physicians can be found at DaVita.com/physicians/clinical/leadership.

DaVita and DaVita HealthCare Partners are trademarks or registered trademarks of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.

About DaVita Kidney Care
DaVita Kidney Care is a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500(r) company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leading provider of dialysis services in the United States, DaVita Kidney Care treats patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of June 30, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,119 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 168,000 patients. The company also operated 84 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. For more information, please visit DaVita.com.

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Dr. John Wigneswaran Joins Team at DaVita Kidney Care

Renowned Nephrologist to Head Up Hospital Services Group

PR Newswire

DENVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that the company has named John Wigneswaran, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical affairs for hospital services.

"I am looking forward to joining an extraordinary team of physicians, as we work together toward a vision of building the greatest health care community the world has ever seen," said Dr. Wigneswaran. "I hope to bring my expertise and leadership as we strive to provide the best clinical care, while developing programs to enhance the lives of our patients."

In this role, Dr. Wigneswaran will be overseeing hospital services and helping to evaluate new technology, equipment and pharmaceuticals. As a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer he will be developing new initiatives and programs to enhance physician engagement.

"Dr. Wigneswaran is a passionate and progressive innovator," said Javier Rodriguez, CEO of DaVita Kidney Care. "DaVita Kidney Care is committed to continue our track record of recruiting top physicians and investing in capabilities to maintain our clinical leadership."

Dr. Wigneswaran received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, renal fellowship from Cornell University and is currently working on an MBA at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition, he founded Nephroceuticals, an organization focused on improving nutritional health of certain patient populations, namely renal and cardiac patients.

Dr. Wigneswaran joins an esteemed group of physicians overseeing clinical and medical affairs at DaVita Kidney Care. A full list of those physicians can be found at DaVita.com/physicians/clinical/leadership.

DaVita and DaVita HealthCare Partners are trademarks or registered trademarks of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.

About DaVita Kidney Care
DaVita Kidney Care is a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500(r) company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leading provider of dialysis services in the United States, DaVita Kidney Care treats patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of June 30, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,119 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 168,000 patients. The company also operated 84 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. For more information, please visit DaVita.com.

Contact Information
Media:
Justin Forbis
Justin.Forbis@davita.com
303.876.7496

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SOURCE DaVita Kidney Care


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