Dr. Enrica Falbo
Dr. Enrica is an Italian Board-Certified Senior Consultant Nephrologist with over 30 years of experience in Internal Medicine with a sub-specialization in Nephrology. Dr. Enrica studied and trained in her home country in Italy at the prestigious University of Pisa, one of Europe’s leading nephrology schools where she earned her diploma and became a Cum Laude Specialist. She completed her post-school training in Italy and in the UK, where she is registered with the General Medical Council as a GMC Specialist. She acquired an extensive inpatient experience while working for the Italian National Health System in big hospitals with capacities ranging from 200 to 600 beds.
- CSST in Nephrology University of Pisa, Italy, (4 years)
- Fellowships first classified in Nephrology
- Masters in Diagnosis and Treatment of Endocrinopathies, University of Pisa, Italy
- Master in Renal Echo/Doppler, S. Anna School, University of Pisa, Italy
- Master’s in Food Science and Applied Dietetics, University La Sapienza Rome, Italy with Project work in Celiac Disease
- Effects of diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure on kidneys
- Primary and secondary high blood pressure diagnosis and treatment
- Urine abnormalities include excess excretion of protein, sugar, blood, casts, crystals, etc.
- Kidney and urinary tract infections
- Kidney stones
- Mineral bone diseases, such as Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
- Metabolic disorders such as gout and hyperuricemia
- Glomerular disorders that affect the tiny filtering systems of the kidneys called “ glomerulus”
- Preparing patients in end-stage renal disease for a kidney transplant and following them after the transplantation surgery
- Renal injury (failure) that can be sudden or acute or chronic (long term)
- Acid-base imbalances and electrolytes disorders
- Nephrotic syndrome and nephritis
- Secondary effects of drugs and toxins on the kidneys
- Autoimmune diseases include autoimmune vasculitis, lupus, etc.
- ADPKD: Polycystic kidneys diseases
- Renal consequences from obesity
- Prevention of malnutrition and muscular hypotrophy in dialyzed patients