Born in Viganello on 20.02.1974. After graduating in medicine at the University of Basel, he began clinical training in Ticino, followed by several years of both clinical and scientific work in internal medicine and nephrology at the university hospital of Bern(Inselspital). Not to mention, he also undertook a long stay in the United States as a medical researcher. Currently, in addition to being the medical director of the Nefrocure Dialysis Center, he is also the owner of the medical practice at 7 Via Soldino in Lugano. He is an accredited doctor of internal medicine and a nephrology consultant at the Moncucco clinic.

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  • Specialization in nephrology, University of Bern, 2011
  • Specialization in Internal Medicine, Swiss Medical Association (FMH), 2008
  • Doctor of Medicine in the field of infectious disease, University of Basel, 1999
  • Bachelor of Medicine, University of Basel, 1999
  • Scientific High School Diploma, Mendrisio Cantonal high school, 1993


Professional career

  • Director and specialist in nephrology and general internal medicine, Nefrocure Sagl and Nefrocure Sagl Dialysis Center, since October 2018
  • Dr. Curzio Solcà medical practice, January 2012 - September 2018
  • Specialist in nephrology at the nephrology outpatient clinic and the Dr. Ferrier dialysis center, April 2011 - September 2018
  • Researcher, University of Bern and Inselspital university hospital, June 2006 - March 2011
  • Junior doctor, department of general internal medicine and department of nephrology and hypertension, Inselspital university hospital, 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
  • Junior doctor, department of general internal medicine, Inselspital university hospital, Bern, January 2003 - March 2004
  • Medical officer, healthcare school for recruits, 266/6 Monte Ceneri/Tesserete, July 2002 - October 2002
  • Junior doctor, department of internal medicine, Regional Hospital of Bellinzona and Valli, Bellinzona site, March 2000 - June 2002


Didactic and scientific work

  • 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
  • Dialysis for the over-80s? 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 following societies:
  • European Society of Hypertension (ESH)
  •  Swiss Society of Nephrology (SSN / SGN)
  •  Swiss Society of Internal Medicine (SSGIM)
  •  Swiss Society of Hypertension (SSH)
  •  European renal association - European dialysis and transplant society
  •  Medical Association of the Canton of Ticino
  •  Swiss Institute of Medical Education, Swiss Medical Association (FMH)


Other activities

  • Member of the scientific committee, Tribuna Medica Ticinese periodical