Pediatric Kidney Transplant Team
Jonathan Bromberg, M.D., Ph.D., a renowned kidney and pancreas transplant surgeon who specializes in research relating to immunology, comes to Baltimore after more than a decade at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Bromberg received both his M.D. and Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School and completed a surgical residency at the University of Washington. His training continued with a transplantation fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. At Maryland, Dr. Bromberg serves as the director for research in the Division of Transplantation and director of strategic services for transplantation.
Best known for his innovative research involving immunosuppressive therapies, Dr. Bromberg has devoted his career to investigating the role of immunology in transplantation, with a current focus on the effects of chemokines and cell migration on the immune response.
Susan Mendley, M.D., has been the director of Nephrology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital since 1999. She is also an attending nephrologist in the Department of Medicine. Her interests and expertise include pediatric kidney transplantation, pediatric dialysis therapies, glomerular kidney diseases and high blood pressure in children. Prior to her arrival at the University of Maryland, Mendley was a faculty member at Northwestern University Medical School and Children's Memorial Hospital, where she was director of pediatric dialysis.
She has established a national reputation in the optimal care of children requiring dialysis therapy and in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric hypertension. Mendley received her medical degree from Boston University. Following her residency at the University of Chicago, she completed a fellowship in nephrology at that institution, followed by a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Northwestern University Children's Memorial Hospital.
Eugene Schweitzer, M.D., a pediatric kidney transplant surgeon, received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey and spent his residency at University Hospital in Newark.
He continued his training at the University of Minnesota. Schweitzer specializes in kidney and pancreas transplantation and plays an active role in clinical research.
Roger Voigt, M.D., a pediatric surgeon at the Medical Center, is the head of pediatric surgery at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital. He came to
the University of Maryland in 1989 as a fellow in pediatric surgery.
Voigt received his medical degree in 1980 from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. He then went on to do his residency at the Auckland Hospital Board Hospitals, and served as the Chief Surgical Registrar at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia before coming to the Medical Center. In addition to pediatric surgery, Voigt specializes in pediatric urology and oncology.
Pediatric Transplant Coordinator
Our pediatric transplant team also includes a pediatric transplant coordinator. This person is actively involved with patients and their families throughout the entire transplantation process, from their pre-transplant evaluations and hospitalization to their post-transplant period.
If you would like to talk to someone about our services, please call 410-328-5408 or 1-800-492-5538.