Istvan Mucsi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Staff Nephrologist, University Health Network, Toronto
Dr. Mucsi is a clinician investigator, transplant nephrologist at the Multi-Organ Transplant Program and Division of Nephrology at the University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto. He also holds a cross appointment with the Semmelweis University Budapest. His current research focuses on understanding and reducing barriers and disparities in access to kidney transplantation and living donor kidney transplantation (KT) and assessing the impact of psychosocial distress on clinical outcomes of kidney transplant recipients.
Dr. Mucsi received his medical degree (1988) and his certification in internal medicine (1993) in Budapest and completed nephrology training at the University of Toronto (1994-1997). Initially, he has been working as a general nephrologist in Budapest and Toronto, and subsequently as a transplant nephrologist at McGill University, Montreal. Since April 2014, he has been working at UHN, in Toronto.