CLAUDIO RONCO, MD
Director of Department of Nephrology
St. Bortolo Hospital
Graduated in Medicine at University of Padua, 1976
From July 1976 to November 1977 he was internal resident at the Division
of Internal Medicine of the St. Bortolo Hospital in Vicenza. In 1979 he
achieved the Specialization Diploma on Medical Nephrology at the University
of Padua. In 1989 he achieved the Diploma of Specialization in Pediatric
Nephrology at University of Naples. 1982: Visiting Fellow at the Mount
Sinai Hospital in New York. 1984: Visiting Physician at the Mount Sinai
Hospital In New York. 1985-1988, 1991-1995: Visiting professor at the
Nephrology Division of the George Washington University
Teaching Activity and Academic Qualifications :
Since 1989 he was professor of Nephrology at Specialization School in
Medical Nephrology of Padua University. October 1999-December 2000: Professor
of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Director of the
Renal Laboratory at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. In the
last ten years Professor Ronco was asked to deliver lectures and seminars
in several Universities. He has delivered in meetings and seminars more
than 300 lectures and presentations.
Professional Employment and Hospital appointments:
Assistant of clinical nephrology from 1977 to 1984 at Nephrology Division
in St. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy. Associate of clinical nephrology
from 1984 at Department of Nephrology , St. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza,
Italy. From 1984 he was director of the hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
center of the Department of Nephrology at St. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza,
Italy. From October 25, 1999 to December 1st 2000 Dr. Ronco has been Director
of the research laboratory of hemodialysis at the Beth Israel Medical
Center of New York and Visiting Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein
College of Medicine of New York. Today Dr. Ronco is director of the Nephrology
Division in St. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy.
In 1989 he achieved he National License for Nephrology Chair and Directional
Functions in Rome, with the score 94/100.
Professional Society Membership:
He is member of the council of several scientific societies and he is
editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Artificial Organs
and Contributions To Nephrology.
Awards and honors:
Schwartz Award, for the best paper of the year at St. Bortolo Hospital.
G.F. Volpato Grant for the best research project on acute renal failure
Best paper Prize at the Italian Society of nephrology meeting.
ESAO RESEARCH AWARD
Arturo Borsatti Award of Padova University as a best nephrologist of the
Lifetime achievement award
International medal of Excellence from National Kidney Foundation, USA
Honorary membership of the Spanish Society of Nephrology
Other professional activities:
He has organized several congresses and meetings in the area of nephrology
and Intensive care from 1982 to the present. He is member of several advisory
groups for clinical trials and dialysis research.
Lectures and publications:
Dr. Ronco has co-authored more than 680 papers, 36 book chapters, 49 books,
7 monographic journal issues and has delivered more than 450 lectures
in international meetings and universities. His personal impact factor
calculated in December, 2004 is 491.