Yolanda Becker MD

Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago

Yolanda Becker, MD, is an expert surgeon. She specializes in kidney and pancreas transplantation, dialysis access surgery, and living-donor procedures.
Also a respected physician scientist, Dr. Becker is widely known for her clinical research on reducing transplant rejection rates and her basic research in immunology. She has authored more than 100 scientific articles and abstracts in publications, such as the American Journal of Transplantation, Transplantation, and Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation.
Dr. Becker is a featured speaker at medical conferences across the globe, and a recognized leader in the field of transplantation. She serves on the board of directors of the United Network for Organ Sharing and has previously served on the board of directors and education committee of the American Society of Transplantation.