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Kidney care (nephrology)




Jonathan Himmelfarb, M.D., is a board certified physician, director of UW Medicine’s Kidney Research Institute, the UW’s Joseph W. Eschbach Endowed Chair in Kidney Research, president-elect of the American Society of Nephrology and a UW professor of Medicine and Nephrology and adjunct professor of Medical Bioengineering.

Dr. Himmelfarb's research interests involve metabolic complications of kidney disease. He has also been involved in creating statewide, community-based research into healthcare disparities related to chronic kidney disease. The total patient experience is his primary concern and he provides care that is personal and friendly.

Dr. Himmelfarb earned his M.D. at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is board certified in both General Internal Medicine and Nephrology.
George Washington University -SOM

Medical education, 1983

Univ. of Vermont-Fletcher Allen

Teaching Appointment

Maine Medical Center

Fellowship, Nephrology

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Fellowship, Nephrology

Maine Medical Center

Residency, General Internal Medicine

Maine Medical Center

Internship, General Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Nephrology, 1988, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine, 1986, American Board of Internal Medicine