Aris Q. Urbanes MD

Aris Q. Urbanes, MD, joined Lifeline Vascular Access in 2005 as Vice President, Provider Relations. Prior to joining Lifeline Vascular Access, Dr. Urbanes served as Chief of the Section of Nephrology and Associate Program Director for Internal Medicine at Providence Hospital located in Southfield, Michigan. He currently serves as President of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology, having served on its council for the past eight years.

Dr. Urbanes previously served as a partner with Michigan Kidney Consultants in Oak Park, Michigan. He also served as Medical Director for both Michigan Kidney Access Center and DaVita Novi Dialysis Center. During his time with the Michigan Kidney Access Center, he performed over 3,000 procedures. He has lectured on Interventional Nephrology and Vascular Access at national renal meetings including the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN), and the Renal Physicians Association (RPA), as well as internationally for the Australia-New Zealand Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ANZSIN), European Renal Association-European Dialysis Transplantation Association (ERA-EDTA), and the Saudi Society of Nephrology and Transplantation (SSN).

Dr. Urbanes received his MD from the University of the Philippines, Manila. He completed his Nephrology fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.