Richard N. Fine M.D. is Dean of the School of Medicine and Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. He was instrumental in adopting the emerging modalities of Dialysis and Renal Transplantation for pediatric patients and in establishing peritoneal dialysis as an alternative dialysis therapy for children with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). He helped pioneer recombinant human growth hormone to treat children with chronic renal insufficiency and ESRD and the use of recombinant human Erythropoetin for anemic children undergoing dialysis. Dr. Fine has co-authored 6 textbooks dealing with Chronic Renal Insufficiency and ESRD in children ,and is the Editor-In-Chief of Pediatric Transplantation.
Specific areas of expertise: Pediatrics. Renal Transplantation. Pediatric Nephrology.Dialysis.
Brook University 2008
Top of Page
| | |