Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Joseph R Leventhal, MD, PhD

Joseph R Leventhal, MD, PhD

Fowler McCormick Professor in Surgery

Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Focus of Work

Bio

i currently direct the kidney and pancreas transplant programs at Northwestern University. My clinical interests include Kidney / pancreas transplantation, Laparoscopic surgery, Living donor kidney transplant, Vascular access, and desensitization for kidney transplant recipients. My research interests include developing cell based therapies to achieve tolerance induction in solid organ transplant recipients.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: SUNY - Brooklyn (1987)
  • PhD: University of Minnesota, Surgical Science (1996)
  • Residency: Univ. of Minnesota Hospital (1996)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital) (1997)
  • Board Certification: Surgery

Contact

312/695-8900

NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion Suite 1900
676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611