Dr. Roy D. Bloom MD

University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Bloom graduated from University of Witwatersrand Medical School, completed a residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, followed by nephrology fellowship training at Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania. He is Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Medical Director of its Kidney Transplant Program.

Dr. Bloom has served on the ASN Public Policy Board and several ASN and AST Committees related to patient care, education and practice improvement. He has been a member of various AST, KDIGO and KDOQI Work Groups. He has co-chaired the AST/ASN Transplant Course and is an AST/ASN Transplant Nephrology Core Curriculum faculty member. 

Dr. Bloom serves on the Cutting Edge in Organ Transplantation annual meeting planning committee. He has co-authored over 170 publications. He is an associate editor for the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Research interests include viral infections in transplantation, clinical immunosuppression studies and post-transplant outcomes.