John P. Vella, MD, FACP, FRCP, FASN

Medical School
Royal College of Surgeons Dublin, Ireland

Internal Medicine Residency
Beaumont Hospital Dublin, Ireland

Nephrology Fellowship
Beaumont Hospital Dublin, Ireland

Research Fellowship
Transplant immunobiology and clinical transplantation Brigham & Women’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts

Academic Appointments
Associate Professor of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine Boston, MA

Administrative Appointments
Director Maine Transplant Program Maine Medical Center Portland, Maine

Areas of Clinical Interest
Renal transplantation
Diagnostic renal ultrasonography

Dr. John Vella is the Director of the Maine Transplant Program and President of Maine Nephrology Associates. He is a nationally recognized authority in kidney transplantation. In addition to authoring numerous original research publications, he has been the editor of the transplant series in NephSAP for the past decade. He did internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, and then did a transplant immunobiology and clinical transplantation fellowship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.