Infusion Center Spotlight: Digestive Disorders Associates
NICA’s Infusion Center Spotlight aims to recognize the exemplary infusion providers who have supported NICA’s mission through membership. Provider members operate stand-alone infusion centers that improve patients’ access to high-quality and cost-effective care in the communities they serve.
Digestive Disorders Associates (DDA) specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with GI diseases and disorders.
History: Beginning as an arm of their practice, Digestive Disorders Associates (DDA) slowly expanded to gastrointestinal, iron infusion, and hydration therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune diseases. As the only gastroenterology practice in the area to offer on-site infusions, their center is conveniently located in the same building as their clinical office and endoscopy center in Annapolis, MD. Each patient enjoys a private room with amenities including a TV with Netflix, Wi-Fi, snacks, beverages, and more.
Mission: It is DDA’s mission to improve the health of those they serve with a commitment to excellence in all that they do. Their goal is to offer the highest quality care and services that set community standards, exceed patients’ expectations, and are provided in a safe, caring, convenient, cost-effective, and accessible manner.
621 Ridgely Ave., Suite 204, Annapolis, MD 21401
Amenities: DDA offers:
- face masks
- handicap access
- free parking
- private rooms
- reclining chairs
- TV (with Netflix)
Services: DDA offers Crohn’s disease treatment, Ulcerative Colitis treatment, Rheumatoid Arthritis treatment, iron infusions, and hydration therapy.
Number of infusion chairs per center: DDA has a total of 4 infusion chairs (each in their own private room) in their infusion center.
Number of patients treated annually: In 2020, DDA administered 1,021 infusions including Remicade, Inflectra, Entyvio, Injectafer, Zinplava, Stelara, and Renflexis.