Kofi Atiemo, M.D.

Kofi Atiemo, M.D. Specialties: Transplant Surgery, Transplantation Surgery

Kofi Atiemo, M.D.
Specialties: Transplant Surgery, Transplantation Surgery
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


1283 York Avenue
9th Floor
New York, NY 10065

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  • Aetna - NYP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

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About Kofi Atiemo, M.D.

Dr. Kofi Atiemo is a board-certified abdominal transplant surgeon.

Dr. Atiemo received his medical degree from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland (UK). He completed basic surgical training in the North-East of Scotland Basic Surgical Training Scheme, becoming a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd). After moving to the United States, Dr. Atiemo completed junior general surgery residency years at the University of Pennsylvania and senior years at the University of Massachusetts. Following residency, Dr. Atiemo completed a 2 year NIH T32 research fellowship in abdominal transplant clinical outcomes at Northwestern University. During this research time, Dr. Atiemo earned a master's degree in epidemiology and biostatistics from Northwestern University. Dr. Atiemo completed clinical fellowship in abdominal transplantation at Northwestern University and was Assistant Professor of Surgery at Tulane University.

Dr. Atiemo enjoys soccer, hiking and fishing.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Dialysis Access Surgery

  • Islet Cell Transplantation

  • Kidney Transplantations

  • Liver Transplant

  • Liver Transplantation

  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation

  • Minimally Invasive Kidney Transplant Surgery

  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation

  • Transplantation

  • Transplantation, Pancreas


  • Degrees: Northwestern University
  • Degrees: University of Aberdeen Faculty of Medicine (United Kingdom)

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English