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Dr. Curzio Solcà
Specialist in nephrology and general internal medicine FMH

Born in Viganello on 20 February 1974, after graduating in Medicine from the University of Basel he began his clinical training in Ticino, following this up with numerous years of clinical and scientific experience in internal medicine and nephrology at Inselspital University Hospital of Bern. He spent a long time in the US as a medical researcher. He is currently medical director of the Nefrocure Dialysis Centre, runs his own medical practice at 7 Via Soldino in Lugano, and is an accredited doctor in internal medicine and nephrology at the “Clinica Moncucco” of Lugano.

He is fluent in Italian, French, German and English.


Specialisation in nephrology, University of Bern, 2011
> FMH specialisation in internal medicine, 2008
> PhD in medicine in the field of infectious diseases, University of Basel, 1999
> Degree in Medicine, University of Basel, 1999
> Scientific High School Diploma, Liceo cantonale Mendrisio, 1993

Professional career

> Director and specialist doctor in nephrology and general internal medicine, Nefrocure Sagl and Centro Dialisi Nefrocure Sagl, since October 2018
> Medical practice Dr. Curzio Solcà, January 2012 - September 2018
> Specialist doctor in nephrology at the nephrology outpatient clinic and dialysis centre of Dr. Ferrier, April 2011- September 2018
> Researcher, University of Bern and Inselspital, June 2006 - March 2011
> Physician associate, general internal medicine department and nephrology and hypertension department, Inselspital, Bern, June 2006 - March 2011
> Researcher, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa (MCW), Wisconsin, USA, June 2005 - May 2006
> Researcher Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, South Carolina, March 2004 - June 2005
> Physician associate, general internal medicine department, Inselspital, Bern, January 2003 - March 2004
> Medical officer, healthcare recruitment school, 266/6 Monte Ceneri/Tesserete, July 2002 - October 2002
> Physician associate, general internal medicine department, Regional Hospital of Bellinzona and Valli, Bellinzona site, March 2000 - June 2002

Teaching and scientific activitiesa

> Effect of Cyp27A1 gene dosage on atherosclerosis development in ApoE-knockout mice, Faseb J, March 2014
> Dietary xenosterols lead to infertility in loss of abdominal adipose tissue in sterolin-deficient mice, J Lipd Res. 2012 (Epub ahead of print), November 2012
> Dialisi negli ultraottantenni? (Dialysis in the over-80’s?) Tribuna medica Ticinese, December 2011
> Hereditary nephrogenetic diabetes insipidus-case report and discussion, November 2009
> Loss of apolipoprotein E exacerbates the neonatal lethality of the Smith-Lemlio-Optiz syndrome mouse, May 2007

Other activities and memberships

> Member of the European Society of Hypertension - ESH
> Member of the Swiss Society of Nephrology - SSN/SGN
> Member of the Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine - SSGIM
> Member of the Swiss Society of Hypertension - SSH
> Member of the European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Society
> Member of the Register of physicians of the Canton Ticino
> Member of the FMH - Swiss Medical Association
> Member of the scientific committee, Tribuna Medica Ticinese


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