Alfonso Santos, M.D.

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Biography

Alfonso Santos, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine in the division of nephrology, hypertension and renal transplantation at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

He attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. After medical school, he completed an internal medicine residency at New York Medical College, where he also served as chief medical resident. Dr. Santos then went on to complete a nephrology fellowship at Georgetown University Medical Center. He also compeleted a fellowship in transplant nephrology at the University of Florida.

Dr. Santos’ clinical interests include screening and evaluation of kidney transplant candidates, medical complications of kidney transplantation and the outcomes of combined kidney and other solid organ transplants. His academic and research interests include patient selection, assessment in kidney transplantation and the clinical impact of blood pressure medications in kidney transplant recipients.

Dr. Santos has presented oral abstracts and chaired a scientific session at the American Transplant Congress (ATC). He has also reviewed scientific abstracts for ATC meetings and papers submitted to transplant journals. Additionally, he has received teaching awards from both the UF Department of Medicine and UF College of Medicine.

Education

Fellowship - Nephrology
University of Florida
2009

San Francisco
University of California
2007

Fellowship - Nephrology
Georgetown University
2001

Residency - Internal Medicine
New York Medical College
1999

Medical Degree
University of Santo Tomas
1988

Bachelor of Science
University of Santo Tomas
1984

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology - American Board of Internal Medicine