Csaba P Kovesdy MDFred Hatch Professor of Medicine, Director, Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program, Division of Nephrology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Nephrology Section Chief, Memphis VA Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee
Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, is The Fred Hatch Professor of Medicine in Nephrology and Director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee and Chief of Nephrology at the Memphis VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Kovesdy earned his medical degree from the University of Pecs Medical School in Pecs, Hungary. He performed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, and completed a clinical fellowship in Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Kovesdy’s research interests are centered on epidemiology and outcomes in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease, including studies in the areas of hypertension, metabolic abnormalities and nutritional disorders in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease. Dr. Kovesdy has published his research in over 400 peer-reviewed articles, as well as numerous abstracts and book chapters, and was ranked second among 80,840 published authors worldwide in the topic of CKD (http://www.expertscape.com/ex/kidney+failure%2C+chronic). He is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, and a member of the International Society of Nephrology.