Alexander Wiseman, MD

Dr. Alexander Wiseman is a transplant nephrologist and is the Medical Director of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs at the University of Colorado, a position he has held for the past 8 years.  He completed both his undergraduate and medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis, followed by residency training in Internal Medicine at University of California, San Francisco prior to moving to Colorado for Nephrology and Transplant Nephrology fellowship.  Following completion of his training he remained at University of Colorado where he has been a faculty member for 16 years.

As Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado, Dr. Wiseman’s academic interests include transplant therapies for diabetes, organ allocation and utilization, novel immunosuppressive strategies and emerging therapies.  He has authored or co-authored over 50 publications and 15 book chapters and has given over 100 invited lectures nationally and internationally. He is actively involved in multicenter clinical trials funded both through the NIH and through industry.  He is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Transplantation and on the editorial board for Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 

As a member of the AST since 1998, Dr. Wiseman has been active in a number of leadership roles.  He is currently serving as an interim AST Councilor-at-Large in a one-year position, filling a vacancy created after the 2015 election.  He is a former Chair of the Kidney Pancreas Committee, the current Co-Chair of the Grants Executive Committee, a former Steering Committee member of the Adult-Pediatric Transition Workgroup, and current Steering Committee member for the AST Fellows Symposium.  Dr. Wiseman has served in a number of additional service roles within the AST, including committee work for the Patient Care and Education Committee, the Nominations Committee, the ASN/AST Transplant Fellowship Accreditation Committee, the AST/ASN Performance Improvement Module Planning Committee, the Joint Planning Committee for the AST/ASN Transplant Nephrology Core Curriculum, the AST Website Redesign Taskforce, the APOL1 Consensus Building Meeting Workgroup, and the Taskforce on Donation.

Updated June 2016