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Luis Alvarez, MD, PhD

Luis Alvarez, MD, PhD
Dr. Luis Alvarez is a Medical Director with Satellite Healthcare, a leading not-for-profit provider of dialysis and kidney disease services. He currently serves as the Chief of Nephrology for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sutter Health and remains active in developing innovative technologies within nephrology. Dr. Alvarez received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Ph.D. training in Biophysics, as well as post graduate medical training in Nephrology, from Stanford University.
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Advances in Hemodialysis

The move to single-use dialyzers is but one example of how improvements in technology can help improve patient outcomes.