Professor Luis J. Catoggio, MD, PhD

Professor Luis J. Catoggio, MD, PhD

Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
Argentina

Luis J. Catoggio is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Instituto Escuela de Medicina, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires and Associate Director of the Rheumatology Training Program of the School of Medicine at the University of Buenos Aires. He is also a Research Coordinator of the Department of Education and Research of the Hospital Italiano, and has been a, member of the Comité de Ética de Protocolos de Investigación at Hospital Italiano since 1984. He was Chief of the Rheumatology Section at Hospital Italiano between 1983 and 2010 and remains an active member of the section.

After completing his Residency in Internal Medicine and being Chief Resident, Professor Catoggio trained in Rheumatology as Clinical Research Fellow and Honorary Registrar at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, UK between 1980 and 1982. Upon his return to Buenos Aires in 1983, he became Chief of Rheumatology at the Hospital Italiano, a department that currently has 10 members of staff, 10 fellows in training and currently sees over 1500 outpatients each month.

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