John Friedewald, MD
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Dr. John Friedewald received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Princeton University and his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.  He completed his residency and fellowship training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

He now works as a transplant nephrologist in Chicago.  He is Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and the Comprehensive Transplant Center.  He is the Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Friedewald is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Transplantation, and the American College of Physicians.

His clinical interests include improving options for highly sensitized patients through desensitization and kidney paired donation (KPD).  One of his main research interests is developing non-invasive genomic biomarkers for use in transplantation.