W James Chon

Editorial Board Member

Department of Nephrology
University of Chicago, USA

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Department / University Information


Dr. W. James Chon is an Assistant Professor and a member in highly regarded renal transplant team of University of Chicago Medicine. He specializes in the evaluation of donors and recipients for kidney and kidney-pancreas transplantation. He has been actively involved in numerous clinical research projects that deal with complex medical issues in renal transplant candidates and recipients. He is also interested in protecting deceased donor kidneys from tissue injury that can occur during the procurement surgery and transport process.

Research Interest

Kidney transplant, Kidney-pancreas transplant, Living donor evaluation