Dr. Peter Kennealey leads the kidney and pancreas transplant programs at the University of Colorado Hospital. 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.
Dr. Kennealey is on the UNOS kidney committee and is the chair of the UNOS KPD work group. He also serves as the vice president of the International College of Surgeons and is the chair of the Transplant Surgery Specialty Group. Dr. Kennealey is the founder and director of the Vascular Surgery Technique course at the University of Colorado and is actively involved in teaching medical students, surgical residents, and transplant surgery and nephrology fellows. He has given numerous talks nationally and internationally on dialysis access and kidney transplantation.