Raja Kandaswamy, MD

Raja Kandaswamy, MD

Transplant Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India


  • Howard University Hospital, Washington D.C.
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Multi Organ Transplant Surgery)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016, 2017)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2008, 2012)
  • David E.R. Sutherland, MD, PhD and Deborah Butterfield Professorship for Immunology and Transplantation


  • Director, Pancreas Transplant Programs
  • Medical Director of Inpatient Transplant Unit
  • Vice Chief, Division of Transplanation
  • Director of the Transplant Surgery Fellowship
  • Member, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Transplantation
  • Medical Director, Solid Organ Transplant Services instead of Medical Director of Inpatient Transplant Unit

Academic Information


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