Physician’s Profile

Joshua Weiner, MD

Intestinal Failure
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Motility Disorders
Intestinal Perforation
Intestinal Transplant
Isolated Intestinal Transplantation
Kidney Transplantation
Kidney Transplant Surgery
Multivisceral Transplantation
Pancreas & Hepatobiliary Surgery
Pancreas Transplantation
Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation

Joshua I. Weiner, MD, is a board-certified transplant surgeon and clinical researcher. He has particular interests in multi-visceral transplantation and transplant immunology. Dr. Weiner performs intestinal, kidney, and pancreas transplants and investigates transplant tolerance.

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2019 Young Investigator Award, American Transplant Congress

2018 SPIRIT Award, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

2017 Blakemore Prize, Columbia University

2015 Second Prize in 24th Annual Columbia Surgery Research Competition

2014-2015 Highest ranked grant, Columbia Department of Surgery Startup Grant competition

2014 First Prize in 23rd Annual Columbia Surgery Research Competition

2013-2014 John Jones Fellowship, Columbia University Department of Surgery

2012-2013 Blakemore Award, New York Presbyterian-Columbia

2010 Connecticut Chapter of American College of Surgeons Prize

2010 Association for Academic Surgery-Novartis Research Award

2010 Cum laude, Yale University School of Medicine

2009 Farr Prize for Research, Yale University School of Medicine

2003 Magna cum laude, Harvard University

2000-2003 John Harvard Scholarship, Harvard University

Weiner J, Svetlicky N, Kang J, Sadat M, Khan K, Duttargi A, Stovroff M, Moturi S, Kara Balla A, Kwon DH, Kallakury B, Hawksworth J, Subramanian S, Yazigi N, Kaufman S, Pasieka HB, Matsumoto CS, Robson SC, Pavletic S, Zasloff M, Fishbein TM, Kroemer A. CD69+ resident memory T cells are associated with graft-versus-host disease in intestinal transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2020 Nov 23. doi: 10.1111/ajt.16405.
Lange NW, Lee JH, Liu EC, Hedvat J, Weiner J, Sultan S. Deceased donor renal transplantation in patients on apixaban at time of transplant surgery: A case series. Clin Transplant. 2020 Nov 22;e14148. doi: 10.1111/ctr.14148.
Kato T, Hwang R, Lious P, Weiner J, Griesemer A, Samstein B, Halazun K, MathurA, Schwartz G, Cherqui D, Emond J. Ex vivo resection and autotransplantation forconventionally unresectable tumors – an 11-year single center experience. Ann Surg.2020 Aug 21.
Kroemer A, Khan K, Kaufman S, Kang J, Weiner J, Duttargi A, Belyayev L,Ashokkumar C, Sindhi R, Zasloff M, Matsumoto C, Fishbein TM. Operationaltolerance in intestinal transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2020 Jul 28.
Chaudhry S, Kato Y, Weiner J, Alonso-Gullart P, Baker S, Woodland DC,Lefkowitch J, Duran-Struuck R, Sondermeijer H, Zitsman J, Sears M, Wu A,Karolewski B, Houck P, Martinez M, Kato T, Sykes M, Griesemer. Transient mixedchimerism with nonmyeloablative conditioning does not induce liver allografttolerance in nonhuman primates. Transplantation. 2020 Apr 6.
Carpenter D, Matsuoka N, Thome J, Granot T, Gordon C, Kumar B, Senda T, MironM, Weiner J, Griesemer A, Farber DL. The immunologic profile of brain death inhumans: a whole-body analysis. Am J Transplant. 2018 Jan;18(1):74-88.
Carpenter DJ, Granot T, Matsuoka N, Senda T, Kumar BV, Thome JJC, Gordon CL,Miron M, Weiner J, Connors T, Lerner H, Friedman A, Kato T, Griesemer AD,Farber DL. Human immunology studies using organ donors: impact of clinicalvariations on immune parameters in tissues and circulation. Am J Transplant. 2018Jan;18(1):74-88.
Kato Y, Griesemer AD, Wu A, Sondermeijer HP, Weiner JI, Duran-Struuck R,Martinez M, Slate AR, Romanov A, Lefkowitch JH, Sykes M, Kato T. Novel H-shuntVenovenous Bypass for Liver Transplantation in Cynomolgus Macaques. Comp Med.2017 Oct 1;67(5):436-441.
Granot T, Senda T, Carpenter DJ, Matsuoka N, Weiner J, Gordon CL, Miron M,Kumar BV, Griesemer A, Ho SH, Lerner H, Thome JJ, Connors T, Reizis B, FarberDL. Dendritic Cells Display Subset and Tissue-Specific Maturation Dynamics overHuman Life. Immunity. 2017 Mar 21;46(3):504-515.
Gordon CL, Miron M, Thome JJ, Matsuoka N, Weiner J, Rak MA, Iharashi S,Granot T, Lerner H, Goodrum F, Farber DL. Tissue-reservoirs of anti-viral T cellimmunity in persistent human CMV infection. J Exp Med. 2017 Jan 27;214(3).
Weiner J, Zuber J, Shonts B, Yang S, Fu J, Martinez M, Farber D, Kato T, Sykes M.Long-term persistence of innate lymphoid cells in the gut after intestinaltransplantation. Transplantation. 2016 Dec 8.
Zuber J, Shonts B, Lau S-P, Obradovic A, Fu J, Yang S, Lambert M, Coley S,Weiner J, Thome J, DeWolf S, Farber DL, Shen Y, Caillat-Zucman S, Bhagat G,Griesemer A, Martinez M, Kato T, Sykes M. Bidirectional intragraft alloreactivitydrives the repopulation of human intestinal allografts and correlates with clinicaloutcome. Science Immunology. 07 Oct, 2016: Vol. 1., Issue 4.