Dr. Daniel J. Salzberg, M.D., F.A.C.P. is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his Internal Medicine and Nephrology training at the premier military hospital, Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Salzberg then served as the Assistant Chief of Nephrology and the Medical Director of Dialysis at Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas, before joining the faculty at the University of Maryland in 2000. As a clinician educator, Dr. Salzberg has served as the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director, and is actively involved with teaching Fellows, Residents, and Medical Students. Given his dedication to patient care and humanitarianism, he was inducted into the Humanism Honor Society.
Dr. Salzberg’s primary research has focused on proteinuric kidney disease, specifically exploring the use of RAAS blockade in subjects who have had a kidney transplant. Consequentially, he has been an invited lecturer on this topic at both local and national meetings.
In addition to his interest in research, Dr. Salzberg is a clinician educator, and is currently the third-year Medicine clerkship assistant director. He is actively involved in teaching and developing educational curriculum / material for the Renal Physiology course for both first and second year medical students. Dr. Salzberg received numerous accolades during his 10 year appointment as the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director. He is noted to be an exceptional educator, has won numerous teaching awards, and is a much sought after lecturer.
Dr. Salzberg has a special interest in Transplant Nephrology, Dialysis, and ICU Nephrology. He is currently the assistant Medical Director at the IDF Parkview Dialysis Center, and frequently attends on the General Medicine Service, ICU Nephrology Service, and the Nephrology Consultation Service.