Pgm #53: Re-conceiving Transplantation As the First Step Towards Long-term Health and Wellness

April 24, 2013
Dr. Alden Doyle
MD, MS, MPH, Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation with Drexel University College of Medicine

Well respected and loved by his patients everywhere, currently at the Hahneman University Hospital, Dr. Doyle sees transplantation as just the first step in regaining a full life back after chronic disease. With so many recipients living decades post-transplant with today’s world of modern transplant medicine, he will share his insights in how to “re-conceive” transplantation as just that first step in getting back to long-term health and wellness. Dr. Doyle's clinical interests include transplant nephrology, end-stage renal disease (ESRD), dialysis and hypertension. He has a clinical interest in designing systems that promote long-term health and wellness in transplant patients.

Alden Doyle, MD, MS, MPH, formerly at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and now practicing at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation with Drexel University College of Medicine, Division of Nephrology. He received his education at Tulane University and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Doyle has been honored as one of the nation’s Top Doctors by US News & World Report. Dr. Doyle's primary academic focus has been chronic kidney disease following nonrenal transplantation. He is also interested in simultaneous and sequential organ transplantation. Dr. Doyle has received several teaching awards and honors including the Measey Teaching Fellowship and the J. Russell Elkinton Faculty Teaching Award.