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Flavio Vincenti, M.D.

Kidney and pancreas specialist

Dr. Flavio Vincenti, a kidney and pancreas transplant specialist, is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He came to UCSF Medical Center in 1975 for a transplant nephrology fellowship and was appointed a member of the kidney transplant team.

His memberships in professional organizations include the American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Transplantation, International Society of Nephrology and Transplantation Society. He is a co-leader of the kidney section of the Immune Tolerance Network for kidney transplantation. In addition, he is on the editorial board of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases and Graft.

In 1978, Vincenti was one of the authors of an article in the New England Journal of Medicine about the role of blood transfusions in improving kidney transplants. He also wrote a series of articles on the complications of transplants and has been a leading investigator and author on the use of anti interleukin 2 receptor monoclonal antibodies. In addition, he is a proponent of minimizing immunosuppressive drugs after transplants.

Clinics

Connie Frank Transplant Center at UCSF
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1551
Pre-Kidney Fax: (415) 353-8708
Post-Kidney Fax: (415) 353-8381

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Pancreas Transplant Services
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1551
Pre-Transplant Fax: (415) 353-8708
Post-Transplant Fax: (415) 353-4183

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

Arabic
French
Italian

Education

American University Medical Center of Beirut 1971

Residencies

American University Medical Center of Beirut, Internal Medicine

Fellowships

Emory University Hospital, Nephrology 1975

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Roedder S, Sigdel T, Salomonis N, Hsieh S, Dai H, Bestard O, Metes D, Zeevi A, Gritsch A, Cheeseman J, Macedo C, Peddy R, Medeiros M, Vincenti F, Asher N, Salvatierra O, Shapiro R, Kirk A, Reed E, Sarwal MM. The kSORT Assay to Detect Renal Transplant Patients at High Risk for Acute Rejection: Results of the Multicenter AART Study. PLoS Med. 2014 Nov; 11(11):e1001759.
  2. Fiorina P, Vergani A, Bassi R, Niewczas MA, Altintas MM, Pezzolesi MG, D'Addio F, Chin M, Tezza S, Ben Nasr M, Mattinzoli D, Ikehata M, Corradi D, Schumacher V, Buvall L, Yu CC, Chang JM, La Rosa S, Finzi G, Solini A, Vincenti F, Rastaldi MP, Reiser J, Krolewski AS, Mundel PH, Sayegh MH. Role of podocyte b7-1 in diabetic nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jul; 25(7):1415-29.
  3. Chandran S, Vincenti F. Clinical aspects: focusing on key unique organ-specific issues of renal transplantation. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014; 4(2).
  4. Rostaing L, Vincenti F, Grinyó J, Rice KM, Bresnahan B, Steinberg S, Gang S, Gaite LE, Moal MC, Mondragón-Ramirez GA, Kothari J, Pupim L, Larsen CP. Long-term belatacept exposure maintains efficacy and safety at 5 years: results from the long-term extension of the BENEFIT study. Am J Transplant. 2013 Nov; 13(11):2875-83.
  5. Wojciechowski D, Vincenti F. Tofacitinib in kidney transplantation. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2013 Sep; 22(9):1193-9.
  6. van Gelder T, Baan C, Vincenti F, Mannon RB. Report of the second joint meeting of ESOT and AST: current pipelines in biotech and pharma. Transpl Int. 2013 Sep; 26(9):938-48.
  7. Vagefi PA, Qian JJ, Carlson DM, Aparici CM, Hirose R, Vincenti F, Wojciechowski D. Native renal function after combined liver-kidney transplant for type 1 hepatorenal syndrome: initial report on the use of postoperative Technetium-99 m-mercaptoacetyltriglycine scans. Transpl Int. 2013 May; 26(5):471-6.
  8. Wojciechowski D, Chanda R, Chandran S, Lee B, Webber A, Macaraig M, Tomlanovich S, Vincenti F. Ciprofloxacin prophylaxis in kidney transplant recipients reduces BK virus infection at 3 months but not at 1 year. Transplantation. 2012 Dec 15; 94(11):1117-23.
  9. Wojciechowski D, Vincenti F. Belatacept in kidney transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2012 Dec; 17(6):640-7.
  10. Hirsch HH, Vincenti F, Friman S, Tuncer M, Citterio F, Wiecek A, Scheuermann EH, Klinger M, Russ G, Pescovitz MD, Prestele H. Polyomavirus BK replication in de novo kidney transplant patients receiving tacrolimus or cyclosporine: a prospective, randomized, multicenter study. Am J Transplant. 2013 Jan; 13(1):136-45.
  11. Wojciechowski D, Vincenti F. Belatacept for prevention of acute rejection in adult patients who have had a kidney transplant: an update. Biologics. 2012; 6:385-93.
  12. Tang Q, Leung J, Melli K, Lay K, Chuu EL, Liu W, Bluestone JA, Kang SM, Peddi VR, Vincenti F. Altered balance between effector T cells and FOXP3+ HELIOS+ regulatory T cells after thymoglobulin induction in kidney transplant recipients. Transpl Int. 2012 Dec; 25(12):1257-67.
  13. Grinyo J, Alberu J, Contieri FL, Manfro RC, Mondragon G, Nainan G, Rial Mdel C, Steinberg S, Vincenti F, Dong Y, Thomas D, Kamar N. Improvement in renal function in kidney transplant recipients switched from cyclosporine or tacrolimus to belatacept: 2-year results from the long-term extension of a phase II study. Transpl Int. 2012 Oct; 25(10):1059-64.
  14. Vincenti F, Tedesco Silva H, Busque S, O'Connell P, Friedewald J, Cibrik D, Budde K, Yoshida A, Cohney S, Weimar W, Kim YS, Lawendy N, Lan SP, Kudlacz E, Krishnaswami S, Chan G. Randomized phase 2b trial of tofacitinib (CP-690,550) in de novo kidney transplant patients: efficacy, renal function and safety at 1 year. Am J Transplant. 2012 Sep; 12(9):2446-56.
  15. Vincenti F. Are calcineurin inhibitors-free regimens ready for prime time? Kidney Int. 2012 Nov; 82(10):1054-60.
  16. Vincenti F. Beyond belatacept: praise and progress for the FDA. Am J Transplant. 2012 Mar; 12(3):513-4.
  17. Wojciechowski D, Vincenti F. Targeting JAK3 in kidney transplantation: current status and future options. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2011 Dec; 16(6):614-9.
  18. Jen KY, Nguyen TB, Vincenti FG, Laszik ZG. C4d/CD34 double-immunofluorescence staining of renal allograft biopsies for assessing peritubular capillary C4d positivity. Mod Pathol. 2012 Mar; 25(3):434-8.
  19. Vincenti F, Larsen CP, Alberu J, Bresnahan B, Garcia VD, Kothari J, Lang P, Urrea EM, Massari P, Mondragon-Ramirez G, Reyes-Acevedo R, Rice K, Rostaing L, Steinberg S, Xing J, Agarwal M, Harler MB, Charpentier B. Three-year outcomes from BENEFIT, a randomized, active-controlled, parallel-group study in adult kidney transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2012 Jan; 12(1):210-7.
  20. Rostaing L, Neumayer HH, Reyes-Acevedo R, Bresnahan B, Florman S, Vitko S, Heifets M, Xing J, Thomas D, Vincenti F. Belatacept-versus cyclosporine-based immunosuppression in renal transplant recipients with pre-existing diabetes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Nov; 6(11):2696-704.

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