Dr Germino is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Loyola Stritch School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut. He is employed in the Department of Internal Medicine at Orland Primary Care Specialists while also serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush Medical College of Rush University. Recognized as a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension he is also widely published in the field of hypertension. He reviews for the Journal of Clinical Hypertension and Blood Pressure Monitor among others. He is also an elected Fellow in the College of Physicians and the American Society of Hypertension. He serves on both regional and national committees for both the ACP and the ASH.