Transplant Nephrologist

Portland, Oregon
Jan 04, 2021
Position Type

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, part of the Legacy Health system, is actively recruiting a Transplant Nephrologist due to a recent retirement. Full-time kidney transplant – no general nephrology, no dialysis. Primary responsibility for immunosuppression and medical management starting immediately after surgery. Full involvement in all aspects of transplant evaluation and management within a well-developed multidisciplinary team with excellent institutional support. Share call with two other Transplant Nephrologists for 90-100 kidney transplant per year. Press Gainey patient satisfaction scores consistently in high 90s.

Since its start, Legacy Transplant Services has been at the forefront of kidney transplantation including the first HIV transplant in Oregon. We are home to the first laparoscopic kidney donation in Oregon, and the only transplant program in Oregon to be a member of all three paired exchange programs. At Legacy we care for all patients and have strong supports for caring for complex patients.

Continuing to lead in living donation and the addition of outreach are important areas of focus for our program. The size and structure of our transplant program create an ideal opportunity for collaboration with colleagues and innovative initiatives.

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Northwest Portland is known for its specialty programs and clinical excellence. Legacy Good Samaritan features nationally renowned doctors in cancer care, kidney transplantations, neurology, ophthalmology, weight-loss surgery, robotic surgery, rehabilitation, and more, plus Oregon’s only 24-hour urgent care that’s located alongside an emergency room, with access to emergency care if needed.

The Greater Portland Area is a sophisticated region offering diverse cultural activities and communities that appeal to a wide variety of needs and tastes. Beautiful parks and more biking paths per mile than any city in the US, promote an active and healthy lifestyle. The temperate four seasons, spectacular surroundings of the Columbia River Gorge and majestic Cascade Mountains, as well as close-proximity to ocean beaches and long skiing seasons make this an opportunity for both professional satisfaction and a wonderful lifestyle.


  • BE/BC in Nephrology.
  • Must be able to obtain Oregon license and medical staff privileges.
  • Must have an active BLS from the American Heart Association.
  • Extensive experience in renal transplantation, which at minimum meet the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) criteria/ standards for a transplant nephrologist. 


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