Dr. Jose A. Diaz-Buxo was the Chief Medical and Regulatory Affairs Officer for Fresenius Medical Care North America Renal Therapies Group.  He was also the Senior Vice President, Home Therapies Development, Fresenius Medical Care and Senior Advisor for Global Home Therapies, Fresenius Medical Care


Summary of job history:


Co-founder, President and Medical Director of Metrolina Kidney Center, Charlotte, NC

Chief Nephrology Section, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Consultant to Fresenius USA (FUSA)

Director Peritoneal Dialysis Services, FMC-NA (1997-1998)

President, Peritoneal Dialysis Services, FMC-NA (1998-1999)


Professional and academic achievements:


M.D and BS degrees University of Puerto Rico (Magna Cum Laude)

Master in Sciences (Physiology) University of Minnesota

Internship, Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Nephrology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota

Emeritus Attending, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Clinical Professor Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.  Serves in multiple editorial and review boards, including Clinical Nephrology, Peritoneal Dialysis International, Kidney International and American Journal of Kidney Diseases.



Published 250+ peer-reviewed papers, editorials and book chapters


Honors and awards:

American Kidney Fund Torchbearer Award-1999

Listed in The Best Doctors in America-all editions

Listed in Best Doctors in Southeast Region

Listed in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Medicine,

Science and Engineering and Professionals

National Kidney Foundation Post Doctoral Fellowship Award 1974

Society of Sigma Xi 1975

Alpha Omega Alpha 1969