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Christian Mende

Christian W. Mende MD, FACP, FACN, FASN, FASH, FAHA

Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California

Christian W. Mende, MD is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Mende graduated magna cum laude from the University of Heidelberg, School of Medicine in Heidelberg, Germany. A medical internship was completed at County Hospital in Sanderbusch, Germany and was followed by an internship and internal medicine residency at Tucson Medical Education Program in Tucson, Arizona.

Postdoctoral training includes a National Institute of Health fellowship in nephrology at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Mende is board certified in nephrology, internal medicine, geriatrics and clinical hypertension.

Among his medical affiliations, Dr. Mende is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, American College of Nutrition, American and International Society of Nephrology. He is a fellow and charter member of the American Society of Hypertension.

Dr. Mende is a reviewer for several medical journals and widely published; has made contributions to the medical press on experimental and clinical renal disease, hypertension, diabetes and various other medical topics.


Dr. Mende is on the Speaker's Bureaus and Advisory Boards for AstraZenica, Janssen, Boehringer, and Lilly.