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Fernando Raudales, MD, FASN, FACP, Celebrated for Excellence in the Field of Nephrology

A distinguished physician and administrator, Fernando Raudales shows exceptional dedication to patients

Dr. Raudales excels as a nephrologist and consultant with El Paso Kidney Specialists, a private practice he founded in 1990.

    EL PASO, TX, August 28, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Fernando Raudales, MD, FASN, FACP, is a distinguished biographee of Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are chosen from among a pool of the most prominent professionals and 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.

Dr. Raudales excels as a nephrologist and consultant with El Paso Kidney Specialists, a private practice he founded in 1990. As a board-certified physician, he extends his reach in the community by maintaining key affiliations across diverse institutions. For example, he is the medical director for Central City Dialysis, where he has been on staff since 1993, and since 2013, Dr. Raudales has been the medical director of Transmountain Dialysis, relying on administrative experience earned through his role as the chief of staff at Providence Memorial Hospital in 1997 and again from 2008 to 2009.

Notably, Dr. Raudales works in additional concurrent roles: He is the co-chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, an appointment he accepted in 2003, and the medical director of transplant services for Las Palmas Medical Center, where he has served since 2009. Dr. Raudales also accumulated unparalleled leadership experience through positions including the chief of staff at Sierra Medical Center in 1998 and chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at the same institution between 2001 and 2003.

Dr. Raudales holds exceptional academic credentials, earned in his home country of Honduras, to include a Bachelor of Science dating to 1970. He completed an MD at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, where he graduated summa cum laude in 1979 and received the best medical student designation. Dr. Raudales presents critical healthcare credentials as well, having earned certification as a nephrology and hypertension ASH specialist through the American Heart Association.

Civic service and dedication to his community remain paramount concerns for Dr. Raudales; to this end, he has been a consistent presence at the Baptist Free Clinic in El Paso since 2005. Additionally, he persevered in deploying his medical knowledge to advance the health and vibrancy of the town of El Paso as the medical director of acute dialysis at Sierra Medical Center from 1991 to 2001. Dr. Raudales also served in the United States Army from 1990 to 1991 and as the president of the El Paso Medical Society in 1996.

As a prolific scholar, Dr. Raudales' research outcomes on hypertension have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. Moreover, he was recognized as a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Hypertension and the American Heart Association, and he maintains key memberships with the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association and the International Society of Nephrology. Dr. Raudales also previously served as the president of the El Paso County Medical Society.

Dr. Raudales has further elevated his profile in the healthcare industry through distinguished appointments that include the role of medical director of transplant services for Sierra Medical Center and vice-chairman of the Sierra Providence Network between 1999 and 2001. He also made valuable contributions as a member of the medical review board for the End State Renal Disease Network in Dallas from 2001 to 2007. Numerous institutions and organizations have recognized his outstanding contributions to the field, including the National Kidney Foundation, the American Heart Association and the American Society of Nephrology. Moreover, Dr. Raudales is proud to have been included among the Marquis Who's Who in America in consecutive compilations dating from 2014 and 2016, as well as in the Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare in 2003.

Dr. Raudales was inspired by his father and his aunt, both of whom were outstanding physicians, and he credits various colleagues for their mentorship. He is gratified to support his two sons as they are currently pursuing medical degrees and continuing the family legacy of high achievement in the medical field, and h remains grateful for the support received from his family in return. Looking to the future, Dr. Raudales is enthusiastic about retirement.

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