Fernando G. Cosio, M.D.

  1. Nephrologist
  2. Internist



  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Fernando G. Cosio, M.D., is a nephrologist with special interest in kidney and pancreas transplantation and glomerulonephritis. His clinical and research interests are tightly interlinked.

Overall, Dr. Cosio's focus is on helping patients to achieve long-term survival after receiving a kidney transplant.

Areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Evaluation and modification of factors that may affect long-term survival of kidney transplants
  • Assessment and modification of risk factors for heart disease prior to and after kidney transplantation
  • Assessment of how to prevent glomerulonephritis
  1. Glomerulonephritis
  1. Kidney transplant
  2. Transplant
  • Transplant nephrology
  • Long-term care of the kidney transplant patient

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1980
    Fellow - NephrologyUniversity of Minnesota
  2. 1978
    Chief Resident - Internal MedicineHennepin County Medical Center
  3. 1978
    Resident - Internal MedicineHennepin County Medical Center
  4. 1975
    Internship - RotatingHennepin County Medical Center
  5. 1973
    MD - Medicine and SurgeryUniversidad de Valladolid


  1. 1982
    NephrologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1978
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine