Dr. Surendra Shenoy is a Professor of Surgery and the Director of the Living Donor Transplantation Program at the Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. His clinical and research interests include liver, kidney and living donor transplantation, and dialysis access surgery. He serves on the Board of Directors and is the immediate past president of the Vascular Access Society of Americas (VASA). He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Vascular Access and serves as the VASA Editor for the Americas. Dr. Shenoy served as the Co-chair for the working group that was tasked to describe appropriate end-points for dialysis vascular access trials established by the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) of the American Society of Nephrology. He also served as the vice chair for the 2018 KDOQI clinical practice guidelines update group. He continues to participate in several clinical research projects related to abdominal organ transplantation and vascular access for hemodialysis. He has published several innovative surgical techniques in the field of transplantation and vascular access.