Michael Germain, MD, Nephrology, Springfield, MA, UMass Memorial Medical Center


Nephrology Springfield, MA

Chronic Renal Failure & Dialysis, Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation

RTANE Professor of Medicine Tufts school of medicine

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Education & Training

  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Hennepin County Medical CenterFELLOWSHIP
  • U MinnesotaFELLOWSHIP
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Hennepin County Medical CenterRESIDENCY
  • Cambridge HospitalRESIDENCY
  • Harvard University
    Harvard UniversityFELLOWSHIP
  • Cambridge HospitalINTERNSHIP
  • University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
    University of Calgary Faculty of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Hampshire CollegeOTHER_TRAINING
  • Hampshire CollegeOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 1996 - 2020
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1981 - 2021
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1978 - 1981
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • Based Excellence in Teaching Award American College of Physicians Community, 2000
  • Community-based Excellence in Teaching Award American College of Physicians, 2000
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Iron Dosing in Renal Failure: Inconsistency of Evidence and Clinical Practice  
    Adam Gaweda A Yelena Ginzburg Y Chait Y Germain MJ[3], Rachmilewitz E Aronoff G, NDT, 1/1/2015
  • Murtagh International variation in classification of dialysis withdrawal and associated factors: a systematic review  
    Emma Murphy, Michael J Germain, Irene J Higginson, Fliss EM, NDT, 1/1/2014
  • Control-Relevant Erythropoiesis Modeling in End-Stage Renal Disease  
    Chait Y Horowitz J Nichols B Shrestha RP Hollot CV Germain MJ, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME), 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Optimizing Graft Outcomes: Transplant Immunology, Therapeutics, and Adherence.
    Germain M, ASN, 1/14/2014
  • A Measure of Patient Responsiveness for Effective Anemia Management Protocols.
    Michael J. Germain, MD, Christopher V. Hollot, PhD, Joseph Horowitz, PhD, Rajiv P. Shrestha, Yossi Chait, PhD, ASN, 1/1/2013
  • Changes in LDL Particle Size after Aerobic Exercise Training in CKD Patients
    Gregory, SM, McMahon, G, Germain, M, Wood, RJ, Headley, SE, Experimental Biology annual meeting, ASN Annual Meeting, 1/1/2012
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  • Estimating Prognosis in CKD, and Debate: No. 
  • Patients of any age should automatically be considered for renal replacement therapy. 
  • How to manage the elderly frail CKD patient. 
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  • Renal Supportive care 
    Germain MJ


  • member, RPA BOD 2008 - 2014

Hospital Affiliations