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Authors > Claudio Ronco, MD

Claudio Ronco, MD is Director, Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute at St. Bortolo Hospital in Vicenza, Italy. He is a co-author of Critical Care Nephrology, 3rd Edition.


Professor Ronco received his medical degree from the University of Padua, Italy. He specialized in nephrology at the University of Padua and in pediatric nephrology at the University of Naples. His previous positions include Assistant and Associate Professor at the Division of Nephrology in Vicenza and Director of the Renal Laboratory at the Renal Research Institute and Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Beth Israel Medical Centre of New York.


He has co-authored nearly 1,000 papers, 85 book chapters and 62 books, and has delivered more than 650 lectures at international meetings and universities. He is a council member of several scientific societies and editor emeritus of the International Journal of Artificial Organs. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Blood Purification and Contributions to Nephrology.


Professor Ronco has received numerous honors and awards including, in 2004, the lifetime achievement award and honorary membership in the Spanish Society of Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation International Medal of Excellence, and in 2009, the ISN Bywaters Award for Acute Renal Failure.

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