Former AJKD Blog Contributor
Helbert Rondon, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Program Director of the Renal Fellowship Program in the Renal-Electrolyte Division at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to his current position, Dr. Rondon served as Associate Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Dr. Rondon was born and raised in Lima, Peru, where he attended Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos San Fernando School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX and then a clinical fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is an active contributor of the Renal Fellow Network blog. His interests include the mechanisms of sodium retention in nephrotic syndrome and electrolyte physiology. His interest in nephrology education focuses on the application of current andragogical learning theory to improve the understanding of fluid, electrolytes and acid-base disorders by medical trainees. Dr. Rondon is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and American Society of Nephrology, and a member of the ASN Kidney Week for Trainees Subcommittee.
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