Russell Wesson, MB.ChB., is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the Division of Transplant Surgery.
His areas of clinical expertise include Hepatobiliary surgery, Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation as well as Living Kidney donation.
Dr. Wesson completed his General Surgery Residency in 2016 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He started as an intern at Johns Hopkins in 2009 after receiving his medical degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
After his residency, Dr. Wesson completed the American Society of Transplant Surgery accredited Fellowship in Abdominal Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery at Johns Hopkins. He continues on faculty with the division of transplant surgery.
Dr. Wesson has spent two years of academic research time within the Transplant Biology Research Center at the Johns Hopkins University. His work focuses on expanding basic science and translational research within the context of liver and kidney transplantation as well as organ injury.