DaVita Inc. 2003 Capital Markets Day

DaVita Inc. announced today that it will hold its 2nd Annual Capital Markets Day on December 10, 2003 in New York City at the New York Palace Hotel. Kent Thiry, Chairman and CEO, will be hosting the formal presentation that will be followed by an open question and answer session. If you are unable to join us you may listen by conference call or web cast.

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                       Wednesday, December 10, 2003
                      Starting at 9:30 Eastern Time
                        The New York Palace Hotel
                       Dial in Number: 800 399-4406
                      Web Cast Link Can be Found at:
                       www.davita.com Investor Page

When calling in please refer to the DaVita 2003 Capital Markets Call and provide the operator with your name and company affiliation. Investors who are unable to listen to the DaVita capital markets presentation will be able to access the presentation live or via a replay via our web site at www.davita.com. There will be no telephone replay.

We appreciate your interest in DaVita.

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SOURCE: DaVita Inc.

CONTACT: LeAnne Zumwalt, Investor Relations of DaVita Inc.,