Faculty Directory

Roshan P. George, MD

Roshan P. George, MD headshot

Associate Professor
Division of Nephrology
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

Director of Adolescent Renal Transplant Transition Program
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Medical Director of Transplant Quality
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Associate Program Director
Fellowship Program of Pediatric Nephrology
Emory University School of Medicine

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PHONE: 404-712-3997


• Medical Degree: Medical College Trivandrum, Kerala, India
• Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
• Fellowship: Pediatric Nephrology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Medical Interests

• Renal transplantation
• Transplant Biomarkers

Areas of research interest include:

• Renal transplantation
• Transplant immunosuppression
• Transplant biomarkers

Professional/Scientific Societies

• American Academy of Pediatrics
• American Society of Nephrology
• American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
• American Society of Transplantation
• Cochin Travancore Medical Council


• Outstanding Resident Award, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport Dept. of Pediatrics, 2007
• Southern Society of Pediatric Research Trainee Travel Award, 2007
• Ambulatory Pediatric Association Trainee Travel Award, 2007
• Outstanding Intern Award, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport Dept. of Pediatrics, 2005


RP George, AK Mehta, SD Perez, P Winterberg, J Cheeseman, B Johnson, J Kwun, S Monday, L Stempora, B Warshaw, AD Kirk, Premature T Cell Senescence in Pediatric CKD, Journal of American Society of Nephrology 28(1),359-367, 2017 (PMID: 27413076)

MF Wolf, RP George, B Warshaw, E Wang, LA Greenbaum, Physical Activity and Kidney Injury in Pediatric and Young Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients, The Journal of Pediatrics 179,90-95.e2, 2016

Espinosa J, Herr F, Tharp G, Bosinger S, Song M, Farris AB 3rd, George R, Cheeseman J, Stempora L, Townsend R, Durrbach A, Kirk AD. CD57+ CD4 T cells underlie belatacept-resistant allograft rejection. Am J Transplant. 2015 Nov 25. (PMID: 26603381)

Wang C, Liverman RS, Garro R, George RP, Glumova A, Karp A, Jernigan S, Warshaw B, Ofatumumab for the treatment of Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology. Feb 2017

Elder RW, George RP, McCabe NM, Rodriguez Lii FH, Book WM, Mahle WT, Kirk AD. Immunologic Aging in Adults with Congenital Heart disease: Does Infant sternotomy Matter? Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Oct; 36(7):1411-6. (PMID: 26283779)

Spence-Shishido A, Streicher JL, George RP, Parker SR, Lawley LP. Folliculotropic Mycosis Fungoides as a Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder. Pediatrics. 2015 Sep; 136(3):e701-5. doi:10.1542/peds.2014-3787. Epub2015 Aug 17. (PMID:26283779)

Research Presentations

Rochelle Liverman, Emily Kraus, Rouba Garro, Barry Warshaw, Pamela Winterberg, Roshan George, Title: Evaluation of Polyiomavirus (BK) Treatment and Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients: A>10 year Single Center Retrospective Experience; Poster presentation at the 2016 AMerican Transplant Congress (ATC), June 2016, Boston MA

Mattie F Wolf, Roshan P George, Barry Warshaw, Elizabeth Wang, and Larry A Greenbaum, Sports Participation and Kidney Injury in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients, April 2016 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), 2016 Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland

Anastacia Glumova, Rochelle Liverman, Barry Warshaw, Stephanie Jernigan, Rouba Garro, Roshan George, Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis After Pediatric Renal Transplant - A Single Center Experience. Presented at the Annual PPAG (pediatric pharmacy association) Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 27-May 1, 2016

Emily Kraus, Rochelle Liverman, Roshan George, Evaluation of leflunomide treatment and clinical outcomes in pediatric kidney transplant recipient with Polyomavirus (BK). Presented at the 46th Southeastern Residency Conference, Univ of Georgia, College of Pharmacy, April 30-May 1, 2015

A, Karp, R. Garro, B. Warshaw, R. George, Methemoglobinema in Renal Transplant Recipients on dapsone for Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia Prophylaxis: A single Center Experience and Quality Improvement Initiative, Poster Presentation, International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA), March 28-31, San Francisco, March 2015

Book Chapters

Cystic Kidney Disease: Roshan George, Larry Greenbaum; The Kelalis--King--Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology, Sixth Edition; Editors: Steven G. Docimo, Douglas Canning, Antoine Khoury, and Joao Luiz Pippi Salle; Publisher: CRC Press, Location: Oxford

Renal disease in neonates: Roshan George, Donald Batisky; McGraw Hill Neo Review Book

Peer Review Activities

• Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 2017
• Kidney International Reports, 2016
• Transplantation, 2016

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