DaVita Inc. to Present at Deutsche Bank

DaVita Inc. announced today that it will participate in the Deutsche Bank Securities 29th Annual Health Care Conference being held May 4 and 5, at the Renaissance Harbor place Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Kent Thiry, Chairman and CEO, will be presenting on May 4, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

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Mr. Thiry's presentation will also be broadcast live and by replay. To access the broadcast listeners should go to the DaVita website at www.davita.com, "Investor" page. The replay will be available on the Company's website for a period of 15 days following the presentation.

DaVita is a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure. The Company operates and provides administrative services to kidney dialysis centers and home peritoneal dialysis programs domestically in 34 states, as well as Washington, D.C. As of December 31, 2003, DaVita operates or provides administrative services to 566 outpatient facilities serving 48,500 patients.

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SOURCE: DaVita Inc.

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