Transplant Nephrologist in Pennsylvania

UPMC Hamot
Facility: UPMC Hamot 
Address: 201 State Street 
Erie, PA 16550 
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Specialty: Nephrology : Transplant Nephrology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Transplant Nephrologist

UPMC Hamot in Erie, PA has an opportunity for a Transplant Nephrologist to join our expanding
Kidney Transplant Program. Responsibilities and call will be shared with at least one other
Transplant Nephrologist and community nephrologists. Successful candidate will be Board
Certified in Internal Medicine, Board Eligible/Board Certified in Nephrology and completed a
fellowship in Transplant Nephrology approved by the American Society of Transplant. An
Academic Appointment is available with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Successful
Candidate must also express an interest in general nephology, in addition to transplant duties.

UPMC's world-class kidney transplantation program is now available at UPMC Hamot. Because
UPMC Hamot works closely with the UPMC Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program of the
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, patients who seek kidney transplantation services at
UPMC Hamot can expect the same level of care offered by some of the leading transplant
experts in the world.

Primary Duties:

  • Execution of medical aspects of pre and post-transplantation care of kidney transplant
    candidates/recipients, both inpatient and outpatient. This would include the
    management of these patients, pre and post-transplant, and the monitoring of their
  • Execution of the medical aspects of the living donor program including pre and post care
    of living kidney donors. This would include the management of these donors inpatient
    and outpatient.
  • Engage the local and regional communities through outreach activities to foster
    relationships and referrals.
  • Active participation in the Transplant Patient Safety Council which provides oversight to
    the Transplant Specific Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI)
    Program in accordance with all applicable CMS regulations.
  • Collaboration with Transplant Administration on the operations of the kidney transplant
    program including clinical workflows and all applicable UNOS Bylaws and policies.
    Monitors compliance rates and implements plans of corrections to address any areas <

About UPMC Hamot

UPMC Hamot is a 424 bed, Level II Trauma Center, non-profit tertiary care hospital with 18 ORs. UPMC Hamot is ranked #9 in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only hospital in Erie to be recognized by the publication.

The National Research Corporation found UPMC Hamot to be the number one choice for healthcare in the Erie community.  These acknowledgments speak volumes about the high quality care we deliver every day. The Medical Staff has over 400 physicians representing most specialties and subspecialties and we have residency training programs in Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurology, Otolaryngology and Emergency Medicine. 

About Erie, Pennsylvania

As the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania, Erie has an abundance of resources in culture, recreation and education. Erie and Hamot overlook Presque Isle Bay and Peninsula. Lake Erie offers the perfect setting for boating, water skiing, scuba diving, wind surfing, sailing and fishing. Close proximity to the Allegheny Mountains affords easy access to Alpine and Nordic skiing.

Cultural offerings include a nationally recognized symphony orchestra, ballet and dance companies, playhouse theatre groups and the Presque Isle Downs and Casino. Erie is also home to professional baseball, basketball and ice hockey teams. For children Erie offers a planetarium, the Erie Zoo, a Children’s Museum, community parks, an amusement park and in and outdoor water parks.

Erie has a selection of excellent public, private and parochial schools, as well as four local colleges and universities.

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Contact: Katie Shafer 
Phone: 814-877-3327
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