Raymond J. Lynch, MD

Raymond J. Lynch, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
General Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Academic Appointments

Director, Transplantation Quality and Outcomes
Professor, Department of Surgery

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About Me

Dr. Lynch is a liver and kidney transplant surgeon with a strong interest in promoting equity in access to care for organ donor and organ failure patients. He received his MD degree from Yale University and completed a general surgery residency at the University of Michigan and a fellowship in abdominal transplant surgery at Emory University. He is active with national procurement and transplant policy evaluation, and serves at the principal investigator on the NIH-funded VALOR grant in collaboration with the Veterans Health Administration and multiple organ procurement organizations.


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Professional Education


Medical School, Yale University School of Medicine - 2005


Fellowship, Transplant Surgery Emory University Hospital - 2014


Residency, General Surgery University of Michigan Health (Ann Arbor) - 2012


Internship, General Surgery University of Michigan Health (Ann Arbor) - 2006

Research Interests

  • Equity in access to care for organ failure, transplant and donor patients


  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons Vanguard Award, 2014
  • Emory University 1% Award for NIH grant submissions (R01), 2021


  • Atlanta’s Top Doctors, 2017-2023