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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. Berthelot L, Robert T, Tabary T, Vuiblet V, Dramé M, Toupance O, Rieu P, Monteiro RC, Toure F, Ferrario S, Cantaluppi V, De Lena M, Dellepiane S, Beltramo S, Rossetti M, Manzione AM, Messina M, Gai M, Dolla C, Biancone L, Camussi G, Pontrelli P, Oranger AR, Accetturo M, Rascio F, Gigante M, Castellano G, Schena A, Fiorentino M, Zito A, Zaza G, Stallone G, Gesualdo L, Grandaliano G, Pattonieri EF, Gregorini M, Corradetti V, Rocca C, Milanesi S, Peloso A, Ferrario J, Cannone M, Bosio F, Maggi N, Avanzini MA, Minutillo P, Paulli M, Maestri M, Rampino T, Dal Canton A, Wu KS, Coxall O, Luque Y, Candon S, Rabant M, Noël LH, Thervet E, Chatenoud L, Snanoudj R, Anglicheau D, Legendre C, Zuber J, Hruba P, Brabcova I, Krepsova E, Slatinska J, Sekerkova A, Striz I, Zachoval R, Viklicky O, Scholbach TM, Wang HK, Loong CC, Yang AH, Wu TH, Hruba P, Brabcova I, Krepsova E, Slatinska J, Sekerkova A, Striz I, Zachoval R, Viklicky O, Guberina H, Rebmann V, Dziallas P, Dolff S, Wohlschlaeger J, Heinemann FM, Witzke O, Zoet YM, Claas FH, Horn PA, Kribben A, Doxiadis II, Prasad N, Yadav B, Agarwal V, Jaiswal A, Rai M, Hope CM, Coates PT, Heeger PS, Carroll R, Zaza G, Masola V, Secchi MF, Onisto M, Gambaro G, Lupo A, Matsuyama M, Kobayashi T, Yoneda Y, Chargui J, Touraine JL, Yoshimura R, Vizza D, Perri A, Lupinacci S, Toteda G, Lofaro D, Leone F, Gigliotti P, La Russa A, Papalia T, Bonofilgio R, Sentís Fuster A, Kers J, Yapici U, Claessen N, Bemelman FJ, Ten Berge IJ, Florquin S, Glotz D, Rostaing L, Squifflet JP, Merville P, Belmokhtar C, Le Ny G, Lebranchu Y, Papazova DA, Friederich-Persson M, Koeners MP, Joles JA, Verhaar MC, Trivedi HL, Vanikar AV, Dave SD, Suarez Alvarez B, Garcia Melendreras S, Carvajal Palao R, Diaz Corte C, Ruiz Ortega M, Lopez-Larrea C, Yadav AK, Bansal D, Kumar V, Kumar V, Minz M, Jha V, Kaminska D, Koscielska-Kasprzak K, Chudoba P, Mazanowska O, Banasik M, Zabinska M, Boratynska M, Lepiesza A, Korta K, Klinger M, Csohany R, Prokai A, Pap D, Balicza-Himer N, Vannay A, Fekete A, Kis-Petik K, Peti-Peterdi J, Szabo A, Masajtis-Zagajewska A, Muras K, Niewodniczy M, Nowicki M, Pascual J, Srinivas TR, Chadban S, Citterio F, Henry M, Legendre C, Oppenheimer F, Lee PC, Tedesco-Silva H, Zeier M, Watarai Y, Dong G, Hexham M, Bernhardt P, Vincenti F, Rocchetti MT, Pontrelli P, Rascio F, Fiorentino M, Zito A, Stallone G, Gesualdo L, Grandaliano G, Sulowicz J, Wojas-Pelc A, Ignacak E, Janda K, Krzanowski M, Sulowicz W, Dellepiane S, Cantaluppi V, Mitsuhashi M, Murakami T, Benso A, Biancone L, Camussi G, Scholbach TM, Wang HK, Loong CC, Wu TH, Leuning D, Reinders M, Lievers E, Duijs J, Van Zonneveld AJ, Van Kooten C, Engelse M, Rabelink T, Assounga A, Omarjee S, Ngema Z, Ersoy A, Gultepe A, Isiktas Sayilar E, Akalin H, Coskun F, Oner Torlak M, Ayar Y, Riegersperger M, Plischke M, Steinhauser C, Jallitsch-Halper A, Sengoelge G, Winkelmayer WC, Sunder-Plassmann G, Foedinger M, Kaziuk M, Kuz Niewski M, Ignacak E, BeTkowska-Prokop A, PalKa K, Dumnicka P, Kolber W, SulOwicz W. Transplantation basic science, allogenic and xenogenic tolerance. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014 May; 29 Suppl 3:iii528-iii538.
  2. Schachtner T, Reinke P, Dörje C, Mjřen G, Midtvedt K, Strřm EH, Oyen O, Jenssen T, Reisćter AV, Smedbraaten YV, Sagedal S, Mjoen G, Fagerland MW, Hartmann A, Thiel S, Zulkarnaev A, Vatazin A, Vincenti F, Harel E, Kantor A, Thurison T, Hoyer-Hansen G, Craik C, Kute VB, Shah PS, Vanikar AV, Modi PR, Shah PR, Gumber MR, Patel HV, Engineer DP, Shah VR, Rizvi J, Trivedi HL, Malheiro J, Dias L, Martins LS, Fonseca I, Pedroso S, Almeida M, Castro-Henriques A, Cabrita A, Costa C, Rittŕ M, Sinesi F, Sidoti F, Mantovani S, Di Nauta A, Messina M, Cavallo R, Verflova A, Svobodova E, Slatinska J, Slavcev A, Pokorna E, Viklicky O, Yagan J, Chandraker A, Messina M, Diena D, Tognarelli G, Ranghino A, Bussolino S, Fop F, Segoloni GP, Biancone L, Leone F, Mauro MV, Gigliotti P, Lofaro D, Greco F, Perugini D, Papalia T, Perri A, Vizza D, Giraldi C, Bonofilgio R, Luis-Lima S, Marrero D, González-Rinne A, Torres A, Salido E, Jiménez-Sosa A, Aldea-Perona A, González-Posada JM, Pérez-Tamajón L, Rodríguez-Hernández A, Negrín-Mena N, Porrini E, Mjoen G, Pihlstrom H, Dahle DO, Holdaas H, Von Der Lippe N, Waldum B, Brekke F, Amro A, Reisćter AV, Os I, Klin P, Sanabria H, Bridoux P, De Francesco J, Fortunato RM, Raffaele P, Kong J, Son SH, Kwon HY, Whang EJ, Choi WY, Yoon CS, Thanaraj V, Theakstone A, Stopper K, Ferraro A, Bhattacharjya S, Devonald M, Williams A, Mella A, Messina M, Gallo E, Fop F, Di Vico MC, Diena D, Pagani F, Gai M, Ranghino A, Segoloni GP, Biancone L, Cho HJ, Nho KW, Park SK, Kim SB, Yoshida K, Ishii D, Ohyama T, Kohguchi D, Takeuchi Y, Varga A, Sandor B, Kalmar-Nagy K, Toth A, Toth K, Szakaly P, Zulkarnaev A, Vatazin A, Kildushevsky A, Fedulkina V, Kantaria R, Staeck O, Halleck F, Rissling O, Naik M, Neumayer HH, Budde K, Khadzhynov D, Bhadauria D, Kaul A, Prasad N, Sharma RK, Sezer S, Bal Z, Erkmen Uyar M, Guliyev O, Erdemir B, Colak T, Ozdemir N, Haberal M, Caliskan Y, Yazici H, Artan AS, Oto OA, Aysuna N, Bozfakioglu S, Turkmen A, Yildiz A, Sever MS, Yagisawa T, Nukui A, Kimura T, Nannmoku K, Kurosawa A, Sakuma Y, Miki A, Damiano F, Ligabue G, De Biasi S, Granito M, Cossarizza A, Cappelli G, Martins LS, Fonseca I, Malheiro J, Henriques AC, Pedroso S, Almeida M, Dias L, Davide J, Cabrita A, Von Düring ME, Jenssen TG, Bollerslev J, Godang K, Asberg A, Hartmann A, Bachelet T, Martinez C, Bello A, Kejji S, Couzi L, Guidicelli G, Lepreux S, Visentin J, Congy-Jolivet N, Rostaing L, Taupin JL, Kamar N, Merville P, Sezer S, Bal Z, Erkmen Uyar M, Ozdemir H, Guliyev O, Yildirim S, Tutal E, Ozdemir N, Haberal M, Sezer S, Erkmen Uyar M, Bal Z, Guliyev O, Sayin B, Colak T, Ozdemir Acar N, Haberal M, Banasik M, Boratynska M, Koscielska-Kasprzak K, Kaminska D, Bartoszek D, Mazanowska O, Krajewska M, Zmonarski S, Chudoba P, Dawiskiba T, Protasiewicz M, Halon A, Sas A, Kaminska M, Klinger M, Stefanovic N, Cvetkovic T, Velickovic-Radovanovic R, Jevtovic-Stoimenov T, Vlahovic P, Rungta R, Das P, Ray DS, Gupta S, Kolonko A, Szotowska M, Kuczera P, Chudek J, Wiecek A, Sikora-Grabka E, Adamczak M, Szotowska M, Kuczera P, Madej P, Wiecek A, Amanova A, Kendi Celebi Z, Bakar F, Caglayan MG, Keven K, Massimetti C, Imperato G, Zampi G, De Vincenzi A, Fabbri GD, Brescia F, Feriozzi S, Filipov JJ, Zlatkov BK, Dimitrov EP, Svinarov DA, Poesen R, De Vusser K, Evenepoel P, Kuypers D, Naesens M, Meijers B, Kocak H, Yilmaz VT, Yilmaz F, Uslu HB, Aliosmanoglu I, Ermis H, Dinckan A, Cetinkaya R, Ersoy FF, Suleymanlar G, Fonseca I, Oliveira JC, Santos J, Martins LS, Almeida M, Dias L, Pedroso S, Lobato L, Castro-Henriques A, Mendonça D, Watarai Y, Yamamoto T, Tsujita M, Hiramitsu T, Goto N, Narumi S, Kobayashi T, Dahle DO, Holdaas H, Reisćter AV, Dřrje C, Mjřen G, Line PD, Hartmann A, Housawi A, House A, Ng C, Denesyk K, Rehman F, Moist L, Musetti C, Battista M, Izzo C, Guglielmetti G, Airoldi A, Stratta P, Musetti C, Cena T, Quaglia M, Fenoglio R, Cagna D, Airoldi A, Amoroso A, Stratta P, Palmisano A, Degli Antoni AM, Vaglio A, Piotti G, Cremaschi E, et al. Transplantation clinical 1. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014 May; 29 Suppl 3:iii304-iii329.
  3. Van Londen M, Humalda JK, Aarts BM, Sanders JS, Bakker SJ, Navis GJ, De Borst MH, Pazik J, OlDak M, Lewandowski Z, Podgorska M, Sadowska A, Sitarek E, Malejczyk J, Durlik M, Drechsler C, Philstrom H, Meinitzer A, Pilz S, Tomaschitz A, Abedini S, Fellstrom B, Jardine A, Wanner C, Maerz W, Holdaas H, Halleck F, Staeck O, Neumayer HH, Budde K, Khadzhynov D, Rostaing L, Allal A, Congy N, Aarninck A, Del Bello A, Maggioni S, Debiols B, Sallusto F, Kamar N, Stolyarevich E, Artyukhina L, Kim I, Tomilina N, Zaidenov V, Kurenkova L, Keyzer CA, De Borst MH, Van Den Berg E, Jahnen-Dechent W, Navis G, Bakker SJ, Van Goor H, Pasch A, Aulagnon F, Avettand-Fenoel V, Scemla A, Lanternier F, Lortholary O, Anglicheau D, Legendre C, Zuber J, Furic-Cunko V, Basic-Jukic N, Coric M, Kastelan Z, Hudolin T, Kes P, Mikolasevic I, Racki S, Lukenda V, Orlic L, Dobrowolski LC, Verberne HJ, Ten Berge IJ, Bemelman FJ, Krediet CT, Ferreira AC, Silva C, Remedio F, Pena A, Nolasco F, Heldal K, Lřnning K, Leivestad T, Reisćter AV, Hartmann A, Foss AE, Midtvedt K, Vlachopanos G, Kassimatis T, Zerva A, Kokkona A, Stavroulaki E, Agrafiotis A, Sanchez Sobrino B, Lafuente Covarrubias O, Karsten Alvarez S, Zalamea Jarrin F, Rubio Gonzalez E, Huerta Arroyo A, Portoles Perez J, Basic-Jukic N, Kes P, Baek CH, Kim M, Kim JS, Yang WS, Han DJ, Park SK, Zulkarnaev A, Vatazin A, Cabiddu G, Maxia S, Castellino S, Loi V, Guzzo G, Piccoli GB, Pani A, Bucsa C, Tacu D, Harza M, Sinescu I, Mircescu G, Stefan G, Alfieri CM, Laura F, Danilovic B, Cresseri D, Meneghini M, Riccardo F, Regalia A, Messa P, Panuccio V, Tripepi R, Parlongo G, Quattrone S, Leonardis D, Tripepi G, Zoccali C, Mallamaci F, Amer H, Geerdes PA, Fettes TT, Prieto M, Walker RC, Edwards BS, Cosio FG, Khrabrova M, Nabokov A, Groene HJ, Weithofer P, Kliem V, Smirnov A, Dobronravov V, Sezer S, Gürlek Demirci B, Tutal E, Guliyev O, SayiN CB, Ozdemir Acar FN, Haberal M, Albugami MM, Hussein M, Alsaeed S, Almubarak A, Bel'eed-Akkari K, Golebiewska JE, Tarasewicz A, Debska-Slizien A, Rutkowski B, Albugami MM, Hussein M, Almubarak A, Alsaeed S, Bel'eed-Akkari K, Ailioaie O, Arzouk N, Tourret J, Mercadal L, Szumilak D, Ourahma S, Parra J, Billault C, Barrou B, Alfieri CM, Floreani R, Ulivieri FM, Meneghini M, Regalia A, Zanoni F, Croci D, Rastaldi MP, Messa PG, Keyzer CA, Riphagen IJ, Joosten MM, Navis G, Muller Kobold AC, Kema IP, Bakker SJ, De Borst MH. Transplantation clinical 2. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014 May; 29 Suppl 3:iii539-iii566.
  4. Chandran S, Vincenti F. Clinical aspects: focusing on key unique organ-specific issues of renal transplantation. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014; 4(2).
  5. 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.
  6. Wojciechowski D, Vincenti F. Tofacitinib in kidney transplantation. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2013 Sep; 22(9):1193-9.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Wojciechowski D, Vincenti F. Belatacept in kidney transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2012 Dec; 17(6):640-7.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Vincenti F. Are calcineurin inhibitors-free regimens ready for prime time? Kidney Int. 2012 Nov; 82(10):1054-60.
  17. Vincenti F. Beyond belatacept: praise and progress for the FDA. Am J Transplant. 2012 Mar; 12(3):513-4.
  18. Wojciechowski D, Vincenti F. Targeting JAK3 in kidney transplantation: current status and future options. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2011 Dec; 16(6):614-9.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.

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