Ken Sutha, MD

Transplant Advisory Committee Member

Ken Sutha, MD, PhD is a board certified pediatric nephrologist at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford (LPCH) and Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA. He completed his undergraduate degree at Yale University and MD/PhD training in Biomedical Engineering at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology before pursing residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital. He then moved to Stanford for his pediatric nephrology fellowship, where he has remained as faculty and now devotes his time to a combination of patient care, advocacy, and research. In addition to his clinical duties at LPCH, which has performed the largest volume of pediatric kidney transplants in the US over the past 5 years, he serves on the LPCH Ethics Committee, National Kidney Foundation Transplant Advisory Committee, and American Society of Nephrology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee,  as well as on the board of the American Living Organ Donor Fund. He is also co-chair of the Stanford Medicine Alliance for Disability Inclusion and Equity and volunteers as a Donate Life Ambassador for Donor Network West. His research has been supported by the American Society of Nephrology Jared J. Grantham Research Fellowship and currently by an NIDDK K08 Clinical Scientist Career Development Award, and he has been recognized nationally for his advocacy as the 2019 American Kidney Fund Hero of Hope.