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Patricio A Pazmiño, PhD, MD, FACP, FASN Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Pazmiño has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of medicine

The author of "Farmacologia Hormonal," Dr. Patricio A Pazmiño has contributed over 77 articles to professional journals and books.

    EL PASO, TX, August 21, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Patricio A. Pazmiño with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Pazmiño celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Accruing almost 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Pazmiño is currently the Medical Director of Nephrology. Internal Medicine & Hypertension (NIH) Center in El Paso. He also excels as Medical Director with American Renal Associates Dialysis Centers (West and East) since 2018 and assistant professor of medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. Previously, he held the position of medical director at DaVita Mission Hills Dialysis Center from 2003 to 2018 and West Texas Dialysis from 1995 to 2002, Total Renal Care from 1995 to 2003, the BMA Dialysis Center from 1987 to 1995, and the El Paso, Texas Dialysis Center from 1985 to 1987. Dr. Pazmiño's career began in Quito, Ecuador, where he graduated with top honors from Instituto Nacional Mejía and later he became an assistant professor of Pharmacology at the Central University of Ecuador School of Medicine from 1971 until 1974. Subsequently, after his postgraduate training in the US, he accepted the posts of staff nephrologist at the National Naval Medical Center from 1979 to 1984, assistant professor of medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences from 1980 to 1983, and then head of the nephrology division at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Prior to embarking on his professional journey, Dr. Pazmiño studied at Gonzaga University in Washington State and graduated magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1968. Afterwards, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology, with high honors in 1971, from the University of Illinois at The Medical Center, Chicago. He then concluded his medical studies at the Central University of Ecuador, obtaining a Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, with top honors, in 1974. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center and Fellowships in Nephrology at the University of Cincinnati Hospitals and at the Mayo Clinic. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN). He is also a Fellow of the Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons and of the Ecuadorian Academy Of Medicine.

A leader in the field, Dr. Pazmiño was appointed as the main coordinator and a designer by the El Paso Medical Society for the passage of Proposition 12, an amendment that reformed medical malpractice laws in Texas in 2003.

Additionally he is the Founding President of the Southwest Renal Society in 1992 and served as President of Southwest Association of Hispanic American Physicians (SWAHAP) in 1993, President of the American Heart Association (AHA) of El Paso in 1996 and as President of the El Paso County Medical Society in 2013. He received special awards for his services as President from the last three organizations. Additionally, he also contributed as a delegate to the Texas Medical Association and as TMAIT board member from 2003 until 2014. Dr. Pazmiño served in the United States Navy from 1979 to 1984 continuing his service as chief nephrologist until his honorable discharge. The author of "Farmacologia Hormonal," he has contributed over 77 articles to professional journals and books. He is staff internist and nephrologist at most medical centers in El Paso since 1984. His research interests include Acute and Chronic Renal Failure, Diabetic Nephropathy, Hypernatremia and Hyponatremia, New Oral Anticoagulants & Renal Risk Stratification, Peritoneal and HemoDialysis, Renal Patient Care & Costs, Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy. His hobbies include Photography, Travel, Sports Cars, Chess, Nephrology Lecturing and Scientific Research.

Selected among Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Medicine, and Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in The South, Men of Achievement (Cambridge, England), Dr. Pazmiño has also been honored as LASPAU (Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities) and Central University Scholar from 1967-1971. He received a Distinguished Service Award from the National Naval Medical Centers Internal Medicine Residents in 1984, and from the American Heart Association in 1998, plus Physician Recognition Awards in continuing medical education from the American Medical Association from 1983 through 2008, and recognition as the International Scientist of the Year by The International Biographical Centre in Cambridge in 2002 and Texas Super Doctor 2006 through 2012. The Consumer's Research Council of America has also presented Dr. Pazmiño with the title of American's Top Physician from 2003 to 2019.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Pazmiño has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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