Matthew Diamond

Associate Professor

Matthew Diamond

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Nephrology

Bio

I have a particular interest in clinical research, particulary hypertension and chronic kidney disease. I am a nephrologist and a faculty member at The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and am particularly qualified to consult on the clinical, educational, and research aspects of this project.

  • (706) 721-2861
  • (706) 721-7136
  • BA 9413

Education

  • DO, Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopath University of Health Sciences, 2003

  • MS, Chem, General University of Georgia, 1999

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine Recertification American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016

  • South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners, license #1110 2015

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology ABIM, 2009

  • Georgia State Board of Medical Examiners, Lic #057956 Composite State Board Medical Examiners, 2006

  • PHY Comp State Board Med Examiners, 2006

  • ABIM ABIM, 2006

  • American Board of Internal Medicine ABIM, 2006

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Student Teaching Award Department of Medicine, Augusta University, 2016

  • Outstanding Student Teaching Award Department of Medicine, Augusta University, 2015

  • Alpha Omega Alpha 2015

  • Outstanding Student Teaching Award Department of Medicine, Georgia Regents University, 2014

  • Finalist, Outstanding Young Faculty Clinical Investigator Georgia Regents University, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5077

    Ambulatory Adult Select
  • RMED 5000

    Medicine
  • GMED 5011

    Medicine Sub-I
  • GMED 5016

    Nephrology
  • RNEP 5000

    Nephrology

Teaching Interests

General Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Renal Physiology, Hypertension

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Comparison using MDRD and CKD-EPI definitions, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • CKD classification in SPRINT: Comparison using MDRD and CKD-EPI definitions, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Chronic kidney disease, cerebral blood flow, and white matter volume in hypertensive adults, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Patterns and Correlates of Baseline Thiazide-Type Diuretic Prescription in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial , 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cardiac implantable electronic device infection in patients with end stage renal disease, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Hypertension, Kidney Disease

Department Service

  • Subinternship Director 2009 - Present

  • Internal Medicine Interest Group, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University 2012 - 2014

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Chief Medical Resident 2006 - 2007

College Service

  • Translational Research Program 2013 - Present

  • Curriculum Evaluation Committee 2010 - Present

  • Student Promotion and Evaluation Committee 2010 - Present

  • Medical Scholars Program - 2015

    Role: Mentor

University Service

  • Reviewer, The American Journal of Medicine AAIM Perspectives 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Medical Director, Acute Inpatient Hemodialysis program, Georgia Regents University 2011 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Chronic Dialysis Atomic Rd location, North Augusta, SC 2010 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Subinternship Director, Department of Medicine, Georgia Regents University 2009 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Principal Investigator, The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA 2014 - 2016

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • American College of Physicians, Georgia Chapter 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) Wake Forest University 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • The American Journal of Medicine AAIM Perspectives 2012 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Council of Young Physicians, Georgia Chapter, American College of Physicians 2009 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Case-based Online Radiology Education (CORE) virtual patient case entitled CORE 5 GI: Colon and small bowel 2011 - 2012

    Role: Other