Chief, Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Martin R. Pollak is the Chief of the Renal Division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Pollak is also a member of the Cancer Genetics Program at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. Dr. Pollak attended medical school at New York University School of Medicine. He completed both his internship and residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in the field of Internal Medicine. Dr. Pollak went on to accomplish his fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the area of Nephrology. He was an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard before being named to his current position. Dr. Pollak’s clinical interests include general nephrology and inherited kidney disease.
Dr. Pollak’s laboratory studies the genetic basis of kidney disease. His lab is particularly interested in kidney disease characterized by proteinuria and glomerulosclerosis. His lab also works to identify genes involved in the development of FSGS in minority populations.