William W. Pfaff, M.D.

Emeritus Professor, transplantation/hepatobiliary surgery

William W. Pfaff, M.D., is a Professor Emeritus and for 30 years was a Professor of Surgery and Director of Transplantation Programs at the University of Florida. He received his M.D. from the State University of New York, Buffalo. His postgraduate education took place at the University of Chicago Clinics and at Stanford Medical Center. He was a clinical associate at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Pfaff initiated the first renal transplantation program in Florida at the University of Florida and performed the first successful renal transplant in Florida. He has been actively involved for many years with state, national and international societies and organizations dealing with renal transplantation, including the South-Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation, the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, The Transplantation Society and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). Dr. Pfaff is a past president of UNOS.