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    Francis L. Weng, MD, MSCE, Program Director and Director of Transplant Research, Renal & Pancreas Transplant Division; Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School; Assistant Professor at Rutgers School of Public Health

    Dr. Weng is the Program Director and Director of Transplant Research in the Renal & Pancreas Transplant Division at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, in Boston, Massachusetts, and his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, in New York City. Dr. Weng then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, followed by a nephrology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During his fellowship, he obtained additional training in both transplant nephrology and clinical research and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology.

    Dr. Weng joined the Transplant Division in 2005 and became the Director of Transplant Research in 2010. He has served as the principal investigator on several large research studies funded by government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health. He has lectured and given presentations nationally and served on the Living Donor Committee of the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. In 2017, Dr. Weng became the Program Director and Medical Director of Kidney Transplant in the Transplant Division at Saint Barnabas. He is co-author of over 35 scientific and medical publications. Dr. Weng’s research interests include racial disparities in access to transplant; medication adherence in transplant recipients; health education regarding kidney transplantation; and renal transplant epidemiology.

    Clinical Expertise


    Clinical Interests

    Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

  • Medical School

    Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, 1997


    Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1998


    Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 2000


    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2005

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