Research director of the Clinical Advancement Center, PLLC
Pablo E. Pergola, MD, Ph.D., is the research director of the Clinical Advancement Center, PLLC, and a member of Renal Associates PA, a large nephrology practice serving patients in San Antonio, Texas and its surroundings. He joined the practice in 2005 after working as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio and the Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital in San Antonio for 6 years. Dr. Pergola leads a talented and dedicated group of professionals with the common goal of serving patients with kidney disease through advancements in science and medicine.
Dr. Pergola maintains a busy practice while dedicating significant effort to conducting clinical studies. He sees patients in outpatient clinics, dialysis units and hospitals. Dr. Pergola is fluent in English and Spanish. He is board-certified in Nephrology. He remains academically active; he is an author in numerous publications and abstract presentations at national and international meetings. He is also a consultant for several pharmaceutical companies that value his experience in protocol development and mechanisms of kidney disease.
Dr. Pergola studied Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the School of Medicine, Universidad del Salvador. He then received his PhD in Pharmacology, graduating with honors from the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City. After obtaining additional post-doctoral training in basic and clinical research in the Department of Physiology at UT Health San Antonio, he completed his Internal Medicine internship, residency, and Nephrology fellowship at UT Health San Antonio.