Michelle Josephson, MD, provides highly skilled medical care to renal transplant recipients and potential donors during pre-transplant evaluation and post-surgical treatment. She is a nationally renowned expert on BK-virus nephropathy--an illness that can cause dysfunction in a transplanted organ. Dr. Josephson is also recognized for her work on pregnancy in kidney transplant recipients. Additionally, she specializes in the management of hypertension, bone disease and hyperlipidemia in kidney transplant patients.

An active educator and researcher, Dr. Josephson focuses on complications in transplant patients, including infection, bone disorders and gender-specific concerns. She is also interested in ethical issues related to transplantation, such as paired kidney exchanges and the safety of kidney transplantation in HIV-positive patients.

Education

University of Pennsylvania

Additional Education

  • Internship: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Residency: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Physicians
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

NorthShore University HealthSystem - Evanston

Request an Appointment at NorthShore University HealthSystem - Evanston or call UCM Connect at 773-702-2123

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Practicing Since1983

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English