Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Jason Albert Wertheim, MD, PhD

Jason Albert Wertheim, MD, PhD

Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery

Edward G. Elcock Professor of Surgical Research

Associate Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation) and McCormick School of Engineering

Focus of Work


My clinical interests include abdominal organ transplantation and living donation surgery. My research interests focus on developing tissue engineering and regenerative medicine based approaches for renal and hepatic replacement therapies.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Pennsylvania, Bioengineering (2002)
  • MD: University of Pennsylvania (2004)
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Surgery (2009)
  • Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles, Transplantation (2011)
  • Board Certification: General Surgery