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About Etienne Macedo, MD, PhD, FASN

Etienne Macedo, MD, PhD, is a nephrologist who diagnoses and treats patients with kidney disease, including renal failure, kidney stones and high blood pressure.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine's Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, Dr. Macedo trains medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Macedo has authored numerous book chapters and is extensively published. Her work has appeared in Kidney International, The Lancet, and Nature Review Nephrology, among others. She is frequently invited to speak at medical conferences both nationally and abroad.

Dr. Macedo completed a fellowship in nephrology research at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she also earned a Master of Science degree in clinical research. She earned her medical degree and a PhD in nephrology from University of Sao Paulo in Brazil, where she also did a fellowship in nephrology and residency in internal medicine.

Dr. Macedo is a fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN), and member of the Brazilian Society of Nephrology and the International Society of Nephrology Commission on Acute Kidney Disease.

In addition to English, she is fluent in Brazilian Portuguese and is conversant in Spanish.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Saul Paulo, Brazil

Residency

  • University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Fellowship

  • University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Master's Degree

  • UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

Doctoral Degree

  • University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Brazilian Portuguese

Date Joined Staff

  • 2017-11-01

Conditions and Treatments

  • Kidney Stones
  • High Blood Pressure (Cardiology)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted