Episode 1 of 2 from the American Transplant Congress 2015 in Philadelphia
Dr. Kirk is a surgeon/scientist and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke, he is also the editor of the American Journal of Transplant.
He discusess being a surgeon scientist, choosing transplant as a career, and basics of anti-rejection medications.
Dr. Segev is a transplant surgeon at Johns Hopkins and a leader in the field of living donor kidney chains. He has brought his talents to Capitol Hill and pushed through two very important transplant bills that he talks about on the podcast.
Dr. Dor is a transplant surgeon at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He is a leader in living donor kidney transplants in Europe. He discusses the differences in the logistics of transplant surgery between Europe and the US and how to successfully implement a living donor program.
Don’t miss episode 2 where we explore the technical aspects of transplant surgery with Drs. McKenna, Paramesh and Dor.