Who Are We?

Ascend Clinical was founded in Northern California in 1984 as the in-house laboratory for a leading not for profit dialysis company. From the beginning…



Ascend University

Being the nation’s leader in ESRD laboratory testing for independent dialysis providers; we recognize the pressing need to educate all involved in…



Ascend LabCheckTM

LabCheck™ is seamlessly integrated with our laboratory information system which allows for rapid reporting of lab results. Users can access historical data using…



Welcome to Ascend Clinical

Ascend Clinical, LLC is the nation’s leading and fastest growing provider of ESRD laboratory testing and electronic information delivery services to independent dialysis providers.

In addition to accurate, reliable and efficient renal laboratory testing, the company also develops and markets web-based software (SaaS) that enables dialysis clinics to efficiently operate and manage patient care.

Formerly Satellite Laboratory Services, the company is privately held and headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with software development located in Denver, CO. Employing over 200 people across 23 states to serve independent dialysis providers and hospital-based clinics, Ascend Clinical serves the 50 United States and its territories. The company has been named one of the Bay Area’s Top Workplaces.

Take some time and look through our site, and see what keeps us as the leading laboratory for independent ESRD Clinics.