Mustafa Arici

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Hacettepe University Faculty, Ankara, Turkey


Mustafa ARICI, MD., is Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at Hacettepe University in Ankara-Turkey. He is a member of the Science Academy of Turkey, Executive Committee Member of KDIGO and Registry Committee Member of ERA-EDTA.

He undertook his undergraduate and postgraduate educations in Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University. He had awarded a training grant from ISN and studied in the field of “proteinuria and renal fibrosis” for two years in the Department of Nephrology, University of Leicester, UK as an ISN fellow.

His main research interests are concentrated on chronic kidney disease and hypertension with a special focus on mechanisms involved in progression of kidney disease, albuminuria and fibrosis, cardiovascular risks and complications in CKD and dialysis, epidemiology of hypertension and cardiorenal risks of sodium consumption and fluid & electrolyte disorders. 

He serves as “theme editor” for “Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation”, as an associate editor of “BANTAO Journal”. He is an editorial board member of “Kidney Research and Clinical Practice”,“European Journal of Internal Medicine”,“Internal and Emergency Medicine” and “Kidney and Blood Pressure Research”. 

He is the editor of the book “Management of Chronic Kidney Disease: A Clinician’s Guide” published by Springer and a co-editor of Oxford Desk Reference in Nephrology (2nd edition, 2021). He was the author or co-author of numerous articles and book chapters. His publications received more than 4000 citations and currently his Hirch(h)-index is 29. He regularly reviews papers for many nephrology journals.