Elaine M. Kaptein

Professor of Medicine
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Areas of treatment:

Nephrology
Endocrinology

Specialty:

  • Nephrology

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Language:

  • English

Elaine M. Kaptein, MD

Professor of Medicine

Practicing location:

  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

A native of Saskatchewan, Canada, Dr. Kaptein began teaching at the Keck School of Medicine in the Endocrinology Division in 1977. She became a tenured Professor of Medicine in 1990, a position she currently holds. Dr. Kaptein is a distinguished member of the Western Society for Clinical Investigation, American Society of Nephrology, the Endocrine Society and the American Thyroid Association. An accomplished researcher and lecturer, Dr. Kaptein has been invited to speak on the topics of Endocrinology and Nephrology in such cities as Montreal, Milan, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Vienna and Rotterdam, to name a few.

http://internalmedicine.usc.edu/specialties/nephrology/

Education:

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Pre-Med, 1968
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, M.D., Distinction, 1973

Internships:

Montreal General Hospital, McGill University (Medicine), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1973 - 1974

Residencies:

Montreal General Hospital, McGill University (Resident in Medicine), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1974 - 1976

Fellowships:

Montreal General, Montreal Children's and Royal Victoria Hospitals (Endocrine), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1976 - 1977
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1977 - 1979

Certifications:

Internal Medicine
Endocrinology
Nephrology

Professional society memberships:

Canadian Medical Association
Quebec Medical Association
American Federation for Clinical Research
Professional Staff Association, LAC+USC Medical Center
American Thyroid Association
The Endocrine Society
American Society of Nephrology
Scientific Advisory Council, National Kidney Foundation of Southern California
International Society of Nephrology
American College of Forensic Examiners

Awards:

Published in Endocrine Today, 2010
Fellow of the American College of Physicians, 1981
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, 1978
Medical Research Council of Canada Fellowship, 1977 - 1980