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Michelle N. Rheault, MD


(612) 365-6777

Specialties: Nephrology, Pediatric

Professional History

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Medical Education

  • MD - University of Minnesota Medical School


  • Residency - University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Fellowship - University of Minnesota Medical Center

Contact Information

Primary Location:

University of Minnesota Nephrology
2450 Riverside AVE S MB 680
Minneapolis, MN 55454
(612) 365-6777

Personal Biography

Dr. Michelle Rheault is a Pediatric Nephrologist at the University of Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and also completed her pediatric residency and pediatric nephrology fellowship there. After her fellowship, she joined the faculty at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York while completing a postdoctoral fellowship in kidney research. Dr. Rheault returned to Minnesota in 2008. She is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and serves on the research committee of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology. Dr. Rheault s research is focused on understanding podocyte cytoskeletal dynamics during nephrotic syndrome and recovery from nephrotic syndrome in diseases such as Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis and Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome. She also has a special interest in interactions between the podocyte and glomerular basement membrane in disorders of the basement membrane such as Alport Syndrome. Dr. Rheault's research is funded by the Minnesota Medical Foundation.