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