Professor Diego Brancaccio carries out his activities as a nephrologist of Casa di Cura La Madonnina.
In 1964, he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Milan, later received two specializations: in general medicine in 1968 at the University of Parma and medical nephrology in 1975 at the University of Turin.
After graduation, he turns his interest to kidney diseases and the study of an artificial kidney.
He currently works at Policlinico di Milano, and since 1980 has been the Head of the Department of Nephrology and Dialysis at the Ospedale San Paolo in Milan.
He is also an Associate Professor of Medical Nephrology (Med14) at the Ospedale San Paolo Training Center in Milan.
His foreign experience is huge: in 1975, he attended a semester program in clinical nephrology and home dialysis at Guy's Hospital in London, and since 1990 he has been in contact with important centers in the United States, where he conducts research activities, the fruits of which have been published in important international scientific journals.
He is currently the author of 230 peer-reviewed papers in Pub-Med.
His area of interest concerns kidney diseases, in particular, kidney failure.
Develops clinical activities in the field of nephrotic syndrome, arterial hypertension and pathology associated with extracorporeal dialysis.
In Clinica La Madonnina conducts outpatient, hospitalization and specialized consultations on nephrology.