Michael J. Germain, M.D.
Dr. Germain graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He then went on to complete a medical degree from the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He served both his internship and medical residency in Internal Medicine at Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Germain then pursued a Nephrology fellowship at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dr. Germain is very active in his medical field and he maintains memberships in numerous professional organizations including the Renal Physician Association, the Massachusetts Medical Society, the American Society of Transplant Physicians, the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis and the International Society of Nephrology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
His major research interests include the following subjects:
- Predictors of progressive loss of renal transplant function
- Significance of microalbuminuria in renal transplant patients
- Methods of slowing progression of chronic renal failure
- Renal palliative care
- Exercise in CKD patients
- Anemia in CKD patients
- Bone disease in Transplant patients
Dr. Germain is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty of Nephrology. He is an approved Transplant Nephrologist in the United Network of Organ Sharing.