Meet Dr. E. Steve Woodle

E. Steve Woodle, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Chief for the Division of Transplant Surgery, is a member of over 30 scientific and professional societies, including the American Surgical Association. To-date, he has published over 300 scientific articles and 20 book chapters in the field of transplantation.

As a recipient of NIH research grants in immunobiology and a Clinician Scientist Research Award from the American Heart Association,  Dr. Woodle has served on several NIH study sections, and several FDA Committees that regulate immunosuppressive drug approval. His research currently focuses on development of plasma cell targeted therapies, innovative immunosuppresion regimens with costimulatory blockade, corticosteroid elimination, kidney exchange programs and posttransplant malignancies.

Now We Join in Celebration

As we celebrate 50 years of providing excellence in transplantation, breakthrough treatments and compassionate coordination of care to the region, we invite you to join us in a 50-day countdown to the anniversary of the first surgery that launched Cincinnati’s most comprehensive transplant program.

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