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Arjang Djamali, MD, Nephrology, Portland, ME, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

ArjangDjamaliMDMS(He/Him)

Nephrology Portland, ME

Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation

Chairman of Medicine, Maine Medical Center

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Summary

  • Dr. Arjang Djamali is Chair of the Department of Medicine at Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME. He earned his medical degree from Montpellier Medical School in Montpellier, France. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit and a fellowship in nephrology at University of Wisconsin Madison where he joined the faculty and rose through the ranks to the position of Professor of Medicine and Surgery and Head of the Nephrology Division.
    Dr. Djamali is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology and is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Transplantation. As a transplant nephrologist and scientist with more than 200 manuscripts published in peer reviewed journals, Dr. Djamali has been considered a national leader in the areas of antibody mediated processes and kidney transplant outcomes. He has been funded by the NIH, Foundations, and Industry throughout his career and has been a member of the NIH, VA-H, and national societies’ grant review panels, a member of advisory panels to the FDA and pharmaceutical industry, an invited speaker nationally and internationally, and a member of planning committees for national and international society meetings. Dr. Djamali holds three INDs and is the Associate Editor of Kidney360, the most recent publication from the American Society of Nephrology.

Education & Training

  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Wisconsin Hospitals and ClinicsFellowship, Nephrology, 2001 - 2003
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2001
  • Universite de Montpellier FOM
    Universite de Montpellier FOMClass of 1998
  • Lycée Carnot
    Lycée CarnotBaccalaureate in Mathematics, 1984 - 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • ME State Medical License
    ME State Medical License 2021 - 2024
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2001 - 2023
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 1998 - 2001
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011
  • Fellow (ASNF) American Society of Nephrology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Other

  • Clinical Significance of Microvascular Inflammation in the Absence of Anti-HLA DSA in Kidney Transplantation 
    Parajuli S, Redfield RR, Garg N, Aziz F, Mohamed M, Astor BC, Zhong W, Djamali A, Mandelbrot DA.
    10/17/2018
  • Current outcomes of chronic active antibody mediated rejection - A large single center retrospective review using the updated BANFF 2013 criteria 
    Redfield RR, Ellis TM, Zhong W, Scalea JR, Zens TJ, Mandelbrot D, Muth BL, Panzer S, Samaniego M, Kaufman DB, Astor BC, Djamali A.
    4/2016
  • In Kidney Transplant Recipients With a Positive Virtual Crossmatch, High PRA was Associated With Lower Incidence of Viral Infections 
    Parajuli S, Muth BL, Turk JA, Astor BC, Mohammed M, Mandelbrot DA, Djamali A.
    3/2016

Authored Content

  • A Major Reimagining: Kidney Week 2020 and Kidney TransplantationNovember 2020

Press Mentions

  • UW Launches Nation's First Cell Therapy Trial for Kidney Transplant Patients
    UW Launches Nation's First Cell Therapy Trial for Kidney Transplant PatientsAugust 6th, 2019
  • UW to Launch First Study of Cell Therapy for Kidney Transplant Complication
    UW to Launch First Study of Cell Therapy for Kidney Transplant ComplicationJuly 6th, 2019
  • UW Med School Risks 'Misclassifying' Kidney Disease to 'Address Systemic Racism'
    UW Med School Risks 'Misclassifying' Kidney Disease to 'Address Systemic Racism'October 26th, 2020
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Research History

  • Chair Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, MEDr. Arjang Djamali is Chair of the Department of Medicine at Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME. He earned his medical degree from Montpellier Medical School in Montpellier, France. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit and a fellowship in nephrology at2021 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French, Farsi

Hospital Affiliations