John Badalamenti, MD, is Associate Professor and Director of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension in the Department of Internal Medicine. He is also the holder of the Paul R. Stalnaker, MD Distinguished Professorship in Internal Medicine. Established in 1994 by the Stalnaker Trust, the professorship honors an internationally recognized faculty member who has demonstrated superior medical, teaching and leadership skills.
An outstanding clinician-educator and leader, Dr. Badalamenti enjoys a distinguished career in nephrology that has been defined by his exceptional patient care.
Dr. Badalamenti earned his MD degree in 1981 from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine from Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, and his fellowship in Nephrology from Boston University. In 1988, Dr. Badalamenti joined the faculty at UTMB, where he served as Director of the Nephrology Fellowship Program. In 2000, he left UTMB to become Medical Director of Nephrology Services at St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado. Dr. Badalamenti was recruited back to UTMB in 2010.
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Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, MD, 1981
Internal Medicine, Saint Barnabas Medical Center - Livingston, New Jersey, 1985
Nephrology, Boston University School of Medicine - Boston, MA, 1988