End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Dialysis Facilities

Ruby Grantham, Manager
Laboratory and In-Home Services Unit

Bureau of Health Facility Regulation
2727 Mahan Drive - Mail Stop #32
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Telephone: (850) 412-4500
Florida Relay Service (TDD): (800) 955-8771

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) dialysis facilities are not licensed by the State of Florida. However, there are federal requirements for operating an ESRD in Florida. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provides a website with important information and resources for patients and family members who want to learn more about chronic kidney disease and dialysis: https://www.cms.gov/center/esrd.asp.

Guidelines for Patients and Family Members

  • Review information on the CMS ESRD Compare Web Site
  • Visit facilities that interest you
  • Talk to dialysis facility staff and patients
  • Talk to your doctor
  • Contact kidney disease groups. Phone numbers and web sites for some of the kidney diesease groups are found in the Resources section of the CMS web site.