Peter Kennealey MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Dr. Peter Kennealey leads the kidney and pancreas transplant programs at the University of Colorado Hospital and he is one of the busiest vascular and peritoneal dialysis access surgeons in Colorado. He obtained his undergraduate degree in mathematics at Boston College and then earned his doctoral degree at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at Indiana University, a surgical oncology research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and his transplant surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Kennealey is the founder and director of the Vascular Surgery Technique Course at the University of Colorado and his is actively involved in teaching medical students, surgical residents, and transplant surgery and nephrology fellows. One a national level, he is vice president of the International College of Surgeons and sits on the UNOS kidney committee, the scientific studies committee of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the medical advisory board of the National Kidney Foundation, the National Kidney Registry, ESRD Network 15, and Donor Alliance.