Csaba P. Kovesdy, M.D., FASN

Csaba P. Kovesdy, M.D., FASN

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Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief of Nephrology, Salem VA Medical Center

MD: University of Pecs, Hungary
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore

Dr. Kovesdy maintains a full Clinical Nephrology practice at the Salem Veterans Administration Medical Center. His main research activities are concerned with epidemiology and outcomes in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease, mechanisms of obesity-associated metabolic changes in CKD, and the treatment of hypovitaminosis D and secondary hyperparathyroidism in pre-dialysis CKD.

References
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Kovesdy CP, George SM, Anderson JA, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Outcome-predictability of biomarkers of protein-energy wasting and inflammation in moderate and advanced chronic kidney disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009;90:407-414.

Kovesdy CP, Anderson JE, Derose SF, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Outcomes associated with race in males with nondialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;4:973-978.

Kovesdy CP, Anderson JE, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association of serum bicarbonate levels with mortality in patients with non-dialysis dependent CKD. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2009;24:1232-1237.

Kovesdy CP, Estrada W, Ahmadzadeh S, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association of markers of iron stores with outcomes in patients with non-dialysis dependent CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;4:435-441.

Kovesdy CP, Ahmadzadeh S, Anderson JE, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Secondary hyperparathyroidism is associated with higher mortality in men with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2008;73:1296-1302.

Kovesdy CP, Ahmadzadeh S, Anderson JE, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Association of activated vitamin D treatment and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease. Arch Int Med. 2008;168:397-403.

Kovesdy CP, Ahmadzadeh S, Anderson JE, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Obesity is associated with secondary hyperparathyroidism in men with moderate and advanced chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007;2:1024-1029.

Kovesdy CP, Anderson JE, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Paradoxical association between body mass index and mortality in men with CKD not yet on dialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2007;49:581-591.

Kovesdy CP, Anderson JE, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Inverse association between lipid levels and mortality in men with chronic kidney disease who are not yet on dialysis: effects of case mix and the malnutrition-inflammation-cachexia syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007;18:304-311.

Kovesdy CP, Trivedi BK, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Anderson JE. Association of low blood pressure with increased mortality in patients with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2006;21:1257-1262.

Kovesdy CP, Trivedi BK, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Anderson JE. Association of anemia with outcomes in men with moderate and severe chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2006;69:560-564.