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Alberto Casaretto, MD

Alberto Casaretto, MD

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"We can not only improve their quality of life but also make them live longer, which we can do by quickly managing their complicated medical issues throughout their kidney disease process."

Bio

Medical School
Tuft University School of Medicine – 1995

Residency
Internal Medicine – Emory University Hospital – 1998

Fellowship
Nephrology – Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania – 2000

Languages
Dr. Casaretto is fluent in English, Spanish and French

Present and Past Positions
Past President of BCMA, Past Chairmen of Board of Trustees BCMA.
Chief of Medical Broward Health Imperial Point.
Chief of Nephrology- Holy Cross Hospital
Medical Director – DaVita East Ft. Lauderdale-Davita Boca Raton-Davita Delray Beach.
Associate Prof. of Medicine: Nova Southeastern, Florida International University and Charles E. Schmidt School of Medicine FAU.

Clinical Interests
Dr. Casaretto clinical practice covers the wide spectrum of general nephrology with special interests in diabetic kidney disease, transplantation, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

Publications
Dr. Casaretto has authored numerous articles on dialysis including most recently “Urgent Start Perotineal Dialysis: Report from a US Private Nephrology Practice” published in Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis (2012). Dr. Casaretto also presented this data at the Annual Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis in San Antonio, Texas in Febrauary 2012.

Education
He is passionate about teaching and mentoring our future physicians as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Nova Southeastern University School of Medicine since 2003. Internal Medicine Residents at Broward Health Medical Center spend a mandatory month long training with Florida Kidney Physicians Southeast in their second year of training.

More About Alberto
When not helping patients, Dr. Casaretto can be found enjoying the great outdoors. He loves fishing, boating and biking. Speaking of biking, Dr. Casaretto once participated several Tour DaVita challenges which are typically a three-day, 250 mile bike ride for kidney awareness. Now that’s dedication!

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