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Dr. Stuart J. Knechtle

Dr. Stuart J Knechtle
Professor of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA

Dr. Knechtle is Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Knechtle obtained a biochemistry degree from Princeton University in 1978 and received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. He continued his education as a resident in surgery and research fellow in transplant immunology at Duke University, and as a transplant fellow at the University of Wisconsin.

Dr. Knechtle is on the editorial board of several national academic journals, including Transplantation, Transplant Immunology, and Annals of Surgery, and is co-editor-in-chief of Transplantation Reviews. With Peter Morris, he co-edited the 6th edition of the textbook Kidney Transplantation: Principles and Practice.

In 1999, Knechtle founded Renovar, a Wisconsin-based biotechnology company that specializes in diagnostic tests for kidney diseases. He is Chairman of the Board and Chief Scientific Officer.