VA ranked #1 worldwide in chronic kidney disease research; Memphis VA doc ranked #3 - Memphis VA Medical Center
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VA ranked #1 worldwide in chronic kidney disease research; Memphis VA doc ranked #3

May 19, 2016

Memphis, Tennessee – In the recent posting of Expertscape, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system ranked #1 worldwide in chronic kidney disease research. Csaba P. Kovesdy, M.D., Memphis VA Medical Center’s Chief of Nephrology Service, was also listed in the ranking at #3 of 74,300 published authors worldwide on chronic kidney failure. Expertscape objectively ranks individuals and institutions by their expertise in more than 26,000 biomedial topics. The experts listed by Expertscape have demonstrated their expertise by putting their knowledge on paper and getting it through the rigorous review process that characterizes scientific publication. Since 2006, Dr. Kovesdy has published more than 113 articles on chronic kidney failure. Dr. Kovesdy also serves as 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. Information about this research can be found here:

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