Kenneth Newell, M.D., Ph.D.

Kidney Transplant Surgeon

Associate Professor of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency: General Surgery, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
Fellowship: Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


  • American Board of Surgery
Professional Scientific Societies
  • Faculty, American Society of Transplantation
  • Expert Faculty Resource Service
  • Faculty, Committee for Medical Student Research
  • Emory University Abstract Reviewer
  • Section of Clinical Tolerance, World Transplant Congress

Publications / Presentations
  • Authored/co-authored 5 publications
  • Authored/co-authored 100 journal articles
  • Participated in 35 national presentations

  • Castle Connolly - America’s Top Doctors, 2001-2005
  • “Guide to America’s Top Physicians,” 2003 Edition
  • “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons,” 2002 Edition
  • Top Physicians – Atlanta Magazine, 2001 and 2005
  • Top Physicians – Chicago Magazine, 2000

Professional Interests
  • Define the mechanisms responsible for the rejection of transplanted organs
  • Development and validation of immunologic assays that can be used to guide the management immunosuppression in patients following transplantation

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