DaVita Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2003 Investor Conference Call

DaVita Inc. announced today that it will hold a conference call on Monday, May 5, 2003; at 1:30 Eastern Time to discuss the results for the first quarter of 2003. The Company plans to release its first quarter results before market on the same date. Kent Thiry, Chairman and CEO, and Richard Whitney, CFO, will be hosting the call to review the release and answer any questions. The call will be held on:

                           Monday, May 5, 2003
                      Starting at 1:30 Eastern Time
                       Dial in Number: 800 399-4406

When calling in please refer to the DaVita Q1 2003 call and provide the operator with your name and company affiliation. Investors who are unable to listen to the DaVita earnings conference call will be able to access a replay via our web site at www.davita.com. There will be no telephone replay.

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