Ricardo Correa-Rotter, MD

4. Ricardo Correa Rotter


Ricardo Correa-Rotter is from Mexico City, Mexico.


Medical School: National Autonomous University of Mexico.


Posgraduate Training: Internal Medicine and Nephrology at the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubiran, Mexico. Nephrology Fellowship at the University of Minnesota, USA.


Present Positions: Head of the Department of Nephrology and Mineral Metabolism at the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubirán in Mexico, Professor of Medicine and Nephrology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Professor of Nephrology of the Panamerican University in Mexico, member of the Academy of Medicine of Mexico, and National Researcher Level III of the Council of Science and Technology of Mexico.


Current International Academic Positions: Secretary General of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN 2013- ). Immediate Past President Latin American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension (SLANH 2009-2012), member of the Postgraduate Education Committee American Society of Nephrology (2008-2013), and member of the Board of KDIGO (Kidney disease initiative for global outcomes).

Former Relevant National Academic Positions: former President of the Mexican Institute of Research in Nephrology, former president of the Board of Nephrology of Mexico.


Former Relevant International Academic Positions: member of the Council and the Executive Committee of ISN.

Editorial Positions: member of the editorial boards of Kidney International, Nature Reviews in Nephrology, Nephron Clinical Practice, and Current Opinions in Nephrology. From 2002-2004 Associate Editor of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.


Publications: Authored more than 120 scientific articles in peer-reviewed international journals, over 50 book chapters, and edited two books in nephrology.

Areas of Interest: End stage renal disease, progression of kidney disease, renal replacement treatment and nutrition. Epidemiology of renal disease in Latin America.