Nicole Turgeon, MD - Basic Science Research Faculty

Nicole Turgeon, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Turgeon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery. Her clinical and research interests are in adult and pediatric renal transplantation, pancreatic transplantation, laproscopic liver donor nephrectomy, humoral rejection, and outcomes analysis of transplant recipients.

Dr. Turgeon currently has an IRB-approved protocol for sickle cell anemia and renal transplantation and a protocol in the final stages of the IRB related to the safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery in ESRD patients. The goal of this study is to increase access for obese patients to renal transplantation provided the procedure is safe.