Satish Nadig, MD PhD
  • Chief, Division of Organ Transplantation
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL United States


Satish N. Nadig, MD, PhD is the Edward G. Elcock Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Division of Transplantation, and Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He is an adult and pediatric multiorgan transplant surgeon and Professor in the Departments of Surgery, Microbiology/Immunonology, and Pediatrics. He directs the NIH-funded Comprehensive Transplant Immunobiology Laboratory and holds a Doctor of Philosophy in immunology from Oxford University. He has served as a national and international visiting professor and has been identified as a “Key Opinion leader” in the Transplantation Society as well as a leader in the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. Dr. Nadig is the Chief Medical Advisor to Pandorum Technologies, Ltd, Pvt. and his research interests are focused on innovations in transplantation tolerance including cellular therapy, biotechnology/nanotherapeutics, vascular biology in transplantation, immunometabolism and transplant immunology. He serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Transplantation which is the top ranked journal in transplantation. Dr. Nadig was named as one of Charleston, South Carolina’s Forty under 40 in 2015, is featured in a 2016 TEDx Talk on organ donation, and has a recently published textbook entitled Technological Advances in Organ Transplantation.