Wagner Schorr


Wagner SchorrWagner (Wag) J. Schorr, MD received his B.S. from the University of Arizona, and earned his M.D. at the University of Colorado, where he studied under transplant pioneer, Thomas Starzl, MD, who performed the first successful human liver transplant in 1963. Dr. Schorr in 1967-68, was instrumental in introducing kidney transplant in the United Kingdom. Among his numerous appointments include Senior Registrar, Renal Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K.; Chief of Medicine, Presbyterian Medical Center, Denver, CO; President, Medical Advisory Board, National Kidney Foundation; Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado; Founder, Colorado Organ Recovery System; Medical Director/Consultant, Columbia/HealthOne; the University of Colorado Medical School Admissions Committee, on which he currently serves; and President, University of Colorado Medical School Alumni Association. Dr. Schorr has also held a number of Board positions, including HealthOne, Colorado Health Foundation, Arts Students’ League of Denver, Denver Country Club, Third Way and the Axion Medical Advisory Board.