Stuart Knechtle, M.D.

Chief, Carlos and Marguerite Mason Transplant Center
Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Carlos and Marguerite Mason Chair, Liver Transplant


Director of Liver Transplant, The Emory Clinic

Clinical Director, Emory Transplant Center

Professor of Surgery, Chief of Division of Transplantation
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Fellowship: Department of Surgery, transplant fellowship, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI Transplant Immunology, research fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Professional Scientific Societies
  • American Surgical Association
  • Society of University Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • The Transplantation Society
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Publications / Presentations
  • Authored/co-authored 2 publications
  • Authored/co-authored 300 journal articles
  • Participated in 60 national presentations

  • AST/Wyeth Senior Achievement Award in Clinical Transplantation, 2008
  • Ray D. Owen Professor of Transplantation, University of Wisconsin, 2005-2008
  • James IV Association of Surgeons Traveling Fellow Award, 1999

Professional Interests
  • Liver transplant
  • Surgery of the liver and immunologic mechanisms of transplant rejection
  • Immunologic tolerance

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