About Our Team

About Our Team

The Kidney Transplant Team at Cleveland Clinic is specially trained in meeting the needs of kidney transplant patients. The team is committed to providing comprehensive care in a compassionate setting.

The Kidney Transplant Team members include:

  • Transplant Surgeons
  • Transplant Nephrologists
  • Transplant Coordinators
  • Transplant Fellows and Residents
  • Social Workers
  • Transplant Program Assistants
  • Financial Counselors
  • Dietitians
  • Transplant Psychiatrist
  • Transplant Pharmacists
  • Transplant Bioethics
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nursing Assistants

Additional consultants may also include:

  • Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine or Surgery
  • Endocrinology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Pulmonology

The following Cleveland Clinic Transplant Center doctors and staff specialize in Kidney Transplant:

Kidney Transplant Program Leadership

Physicians

Physicians

Kidney Transplant Program Surgeons

Alvin Wee, MD
Alvin Wee, MD
Surgical Director, Renal Transplantation Program
Venkatesh Krishnamurthi, MD
Venkatesh Krishnamurthi, MD
Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Daniel Shoskes, MD
Daniel Shoskes, MD
Director, The Novick Center for Clinical and Translational Research; Center Director, Center for Men's Health

Living Donor Kidney Transplant Surgeons

Jihad Kaouk, MD
Jihad Kaouk, MD
Director, Center for Robotic and Image Guided Surgery

Kidney Transplant Program Physicians

Emilio Poggio, MD
Emilio Poggio, MD
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Charleston Area Medical Center Surgeons

Cleveland Clinic Florida Surgeons