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Michael A. Mao, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Nephrologist


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Michael Mao, M.D. is a nephrologist in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Mayo Clinic hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Mao specializes in treating acute kidney failure and kidney injuries, dialysis, hypertension, and autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. His clinical interests include acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery patients, acid-base abnormalities, and electrolyte abnormalities.

He received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where he went on to earn his medical degree. He then completed an internal medicine internship at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by an internal medicine residency in the Mayo Clinic Department of Internal Medicine and a nephrology fellowship at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education.

Dr. Mao has authored and contributed to many peer-reviewed articles and abstracts in his area of medicine, and is certified in both internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

  • Acute kidney injury
  • Acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery patients
  • Acid-base abnormalities
  • Electrolyte abnormalities
  • Medical education
  1. 2015
    FellowNephrology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2015
    MDNephrology, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2012
    ResidentInternal Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2012
    MDInternal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2009
    MDCreighton University School of Medicine
  6. 2005
    BS - ChemistryCreighton University


  1. 2015
    NephrologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2012
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2023
    2022 Top Performer Mayo Clinic in Florida
  2. 2019
    Above & Beyond Nomination on 7/9/2019Mayo Clinic
  3. 2018
    Above & Beyond Nomination on 2/19/2018 and 7/9/2019Mayo Clinic
  4. 2017
    Excellence in Clinical Teaching for Mayo Rochester Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  5. 2015
    Clinical Nephrology Fellow of the YearDivision of Nephrology & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2009
    Clinical Vignette Blue Ribbon AwardMinnesota Chapter, American College of Physicians
  7. 2005
    Dr. Frederick De La Vega ScholarshipCreighton University School of Medicine
  8. 2005
    Creighton Family Medical ScholarshipCreighton University School of Medicine
  9. 2005
    Aileen M. Sciortino ScholarshipCreighton University School of Medicine
  10. 2005
    Celestre Medical ScholarshipCreighton University School of Medicine
  11. 2005
    Bachelor of Science, summa cum laudeCreighton University
  12. 2004
    Phi Lambda Upsilon, National Chemistry Honor SocietyCreighton University
  13. 2004
    Department of Chemistry Distinguished Service AwardCreighton University
  14. 2004
    Honor's Program Award for Research ExcellenceCreighton University
  15. 2003
    Kenefick Resident Hall Government Member of the YearCreighton University
  16. 2002
    Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor SocietyCreighton University
  17. 2001
    Superior Scholastic Achievement AwardCreighton University
  18. 2001
    Presidential ScholarshipCreighton University
  19. 2001
    The National Dean's List
  20. 2001
    National Society for Collegiate Scholars

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    MemberAssociation of Program Directors in Internal Medicine
  2. 2022 - present
    MemberAssociation of Specialty Professors
  3. 2022 - present
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine Education Committee
  4. 2021 - present
    MemberFlorida Medical Association
  5. 2020 - present
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic
  6. 2017 - 2018
    MemberMayo Nephrology Education Committee
  7. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic
  8. 2013 - 2014
    Fellow RepresentativeMayo Clinic Nephrology Educational Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology
  10. 2012 - present
    MemberNational Kidney Foundation
  11. 2005 - 2014
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  12. 2005 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  13. 2005 - 2009
    MemberNebraska Medical Association
  14. 2004 - 2005
    Committee MemberNational Residence Hall Honorary