Michael P. Madaio, MD
Sydenstricker Professor and Chairman
 Department of Medicine
 Medical College of Georgia at 
 Augusta University

Dr. Madaio was appointed Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in 2008. He is a graduate of Fairfield University and  Albany Medical College. He completed his medicine residency at the Medical College of Virginia, including a year as chief resident. Following clinical and research fellowships in nephrology  at Boston University, he was a research fellow in immunology at Tufts University, studying systemic lupus erythematosus, with an emphasis on lupus nephritis. Thereafter, he held faculty  positions at Tufts, University of Pennsylvania and Temple. He served as fellowship program director (Penn), and Chief of the Nephrology Section (Temple), prior to joining the MCG  faculty. Dr. Madaio practices nephrology, with a focus on immunologically mediated renal diseases, particularly, systemic lupus erythematosus, glomerulonephritis and nephrotic  syndrome. He has been a Top Doctor in Philadelphia and Augusta, and is presently a Best Doctor in America. Dr. Madaio has been active with the American Society of Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation and the Lupus Foundation of America at the local and national levels in Boston, Philadelphia and Augusta.

Dr. Madaio has an active laboratory focused on immunologic mechanisms of renal disease and has been funded by the NIH for over 25 years. In 2005 he received the Lady Barbara Colyton Prize for Autoimmune Research from the University of Pennsylvania. His laboratory is currently pursuing novel mechanisms of targeting drug delivery to the kidney to treat ongoing inflammation, and development of novel imaging techniques to assess kidney function. He has served on NIH, AHA and other scientific study sections, pharma advisory boards, national task forces, and organizing committees for national and international conferences, and he has been a member of editorial boards for nephrology and autoimmunity journals. He has authored over 175 original articles, reviews and chapters, and he is a co-editor of both editions of Rheumatology and the Kidney. Dr. Madaio is a member of the Richmond County Medical Society, the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Association of Professors of Medicine, and he currently serves on the nominating and research committees of the APM.


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