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Enjoy a better life and brighter future through kidney disease treatment and research in San Antonio and South Texas

MICHAEL V. DEGAETANO, D.O.

Michael DeGaetano, D.O., participated in a seven year combined Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Osteopathy Program at New York Institute of Technology ultimately resulting in receiving his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. DeGaetano then completed Residency in Internal Medicine at Winthrop affiliated with State University of New York. His fellowship was completed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center where he served further in the Army at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio first as staff Nephrologist then as Chief of Nephrology. Dr. DeGaetano is board certified in Nephrology. Dr. DeGaetano has been part of Renal Associates since 2005 and looks forward to practicing for many years to come. In addition to practicing medicine he spends much of his time at home with his wife and his three children.

Education

D.O., New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1995

Postgraduate Training

Transitional Internship, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY, 1996
Internship, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY, 1997
Internal Medicine Residency, Winthrop University Hospital affiliated with the State University of New York at Stonybrook, Mineola, NY, 1999
Nephrology fellowship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 2001

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Professional Organizations, Societies

American Osteopathic Association
American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
American Society of Nephrology
National Kidney Foundation
Bexar County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association

Awards and Honors

Graduate Summa Cum Laude - New York Institute of Technology
Nu Ypsilon Tau Academic Honor Society - New York Institute of Technology
David G. Salten Award for Excellence in the Natural Sciences - New York Institute of Technology
Life Science Scholarship for Academic Achievement - New York Institute of Technology
Received Honors in 7 classes - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Participated in Army Health Professions Scholarship Program - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Research Abstracts and Presentations

Generation of Nitric Oxide Activity in Macrophage-Intestinal Epithelial Cell Cocultures

Identification and Cytokine Regulation of Gap Junction Proteins in Macrophages and Intestinal Epithelial Cell Lines

Nitric Oxide Synthase Expression, Regulation, and Activity in Murine Intestinal Epithelial Cells and the Effect of Interleukin-10 on the Nitric Oxide Pathway Relationship of BNP and Volume Status in Dialysis Patients

FK506 Toxicity and Related Metabolic Changes in a Rat Model

Generation of Nitric Oxide Activity in Macrophage-Intestinal Epithelial Cell Cocultures (DDW 1998)

Identification and Cytokine Regulation of Gap Junction Proteins in Macrophages and Intestinal Epithelial Cell Lines (DDW 1998)

Case Presentation of a Patient with FSGS and SLE Manifestations (NKF 1999)

Clinical Case Involving IgA Nephropathy (Texas ACP 2003)

Clinic Locations

Uvalde Specialty Clinic

1025 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, Texas  78801
210.403.7978

Westover Hills

11212 State Highway 151
Plaza 2, Suite 240
San Antonio, Texas  78251
210.403.7978

Affiliated Hospitals

Christus Santa Rosa

333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, Texas78207

Christus Santa Rosa Westover Hills

11212 State Highway 151
San Antonio, Texas 78251

Warm Springs Rehab Hospital

14747 Jones Maltsburger Road
San Antonio, Texas 78247

LifeCare Hospital

8902 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78240

St. Luke's Baptist Hospital

7930 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Methodist Hospital

7700 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Languages

English
Spanish