Meet the Adult Kidney Transplant Physicians
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Meet the Adult Kidney Transplant Physicians

Stuart M. Greenstein, MD

Practice Specialty
Surgery, Transplant Surgery
New York University Medical Center
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
SUNY Downstate
Board Certified
Academic Title
Professor of Surgery
Clinical Focus
Adult and Pediatric Renal Transplantation; Immunosuppression; Dialysis Vascular Access Creation and Maintenance (AVF and Grafts); Port-a-cath and Hickman insertions
Research Focus
Dr. Greenstein’s main clinical and research interest is renal transplant outcomes and immunosuppression. He has written extensively on transplant outcomes and recently on the role of extended criteria donors. He also has a special interest in altruistic l
Stuart Greenstein, MD, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brooklyn College of CUNY, and earned a medical degree at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his internship year in General Surgery at NYU Medical Center followed by a residency in General Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He went on to complete a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a second fellowship in Transplant Surgery at the State University of New York- Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Greenstein is board certified by the American Board of General Surgery, and is a UNOS certified transplant surgeon who has been a dedicated senior member of the Montefiore Medical Center Kidney Transplant Program for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Montefiore, Dr. Greenstein served as the Acting Director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Hahnemann University. Dr. Greenstein is a member of more than twenty medical societies, has served on the American Society of Transplant Surgery Ethics Committee and Standards on Organ Procurement Committee, and the NKF Medical Advisory Board. He chaired the Organ Availability Committee of the United Network for Organ Sharing as well as co-chaired the ad hoc Committee on Public Solicitation. He has been an active member of the Kidney Pancreas Transplant Committee of UNOS. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of Transplantation. Dr. Greenstein has been the principle investigator in more than twenty trials and has written numerous articles on kidney transplantation.