UMMC Commentary: Silke Niederhaus, M.D.
Silke Niederhaus is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
She received her medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed her surgical residency and a two-year research fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. Following residency, Dr. Niederhaus completed two years of sub-specialty training in abdominal transplantation, also at the University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Niederhaus specializes in kidney and pancreas transplantation, laparoscopic and single-port donor nephrectomy, and liver transplantation. Dr. Niederhaus has a number of papers and abstracts published, many centering on organ transplants and organ donors and recipients. Dr. Niederhaus received a kidney transplant herself more than 20 years ago and therefore brings a unique perspective to the field of transplantation and immunosuppression management.