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Francis Weng MD

Francis Weng MD

Primary Specialties
  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation
  • Affiliations
    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Associates in Transplantation Medicine
    94 Old Short Hills Road
    3rd Floor East Wing
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 322-8930
    Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Physician Information

    Director, Transplant Research

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, 1997

    Internship: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1998

    Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 2000

    Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2004

    Clinical Interests

    Nephrology, kidney, and pancreas transplantation

    Accepted Health Plans

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.
    • Barnabas Employee Health Plan


    Title: Association of hepatitis C with posttransplant diabetes in renal transplant patients on tacrolimus
    Authors: Bloom RD, Rao V, Weng F, Grossman RA, Cohen D, Mange KC
    Publisher: Journal of American Society of Nephrology
    Date: 2002
    Issue: 13(5):1374-1380
    Title: A comparison of persons who present for preemptive and nonpreemptive kidney transplantation
    Authors: Weng FL, Mange KC
    Publisher: American Journal of Kidney Diseases
    Date: 2003
    Issue: 42(5):1050-1057
    Title: Vitamin D insufficiency in steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome in remission
    Authors: Weng FL, Shults J, Herskovitz RM, Zemel BS, Leonard MB
    Publisher: Pediatric Nephrology
    Date: 2005
    Issue: 20(1):56-63
    Title: Race and electronically measured adherence to immunosuppressive medications after deceased donor renal transplantation
    Authors: Weng FL, Israni AK, Joffe MM, Hoy T, Gaughan CA, Newman M, Abrams JD, Kamoun M, Rosas SE, Mange KC, Strom BL, Brayman KL, Feldman HI
    Publisher: Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
    Date: 2005
    Issue: 16(6):1839-1848
    Title: Rates of completion of the medical evaluation for renal transplantation
    Authors: Weng FL, Joffe MM, Feldman HI, Mange KC
    Publisher: American Journal of Kidney Diseases
    Date: 2005
    Issue: 46(4):734-745
    Title: Oral ganciclovir versus low-dose valganciclovir for prevention of cytomegalovirus disease in recipients of kidney and pancreas transplants
    Authors: Weng FL, Patel AP, Wanchoo R, Brahmbhatt Y, Ribeiro K, Uknis ME, Mulgaonkar S, Mathis AS
    Publisher: Transplantation
    Date: 2007
    Issue: 83(3):290-296
    Title: Risk factors for low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in otherwise healthy children and adolescents
    Authors: Weng FL, Shults J, Leonard MD, Stallings VA, Zemel BS
    Publisher: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Date: 2007
    Issue: 86(1):150-158
    Title: Renal transplantation in pateints with pre-transplant donor-specific antibodies and negative flow cytometry crossmatches
    Authors: Patel AM, Pancoska C, Mulgaonkar S, Weng FL
    Publisher: American Journal of Tranplantation
    Date: 2007
    Issue: 7(10):2371-2377
    Title: Barriers to living donor kidney transplantation among Black or older transplant candidates
    Authors: Weng FL, Reese PP, Mulgaonkar S, Patel AM
    Publisher: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
    Date: 2010
    Issue: 5(12):2338-2347
    Title: Electronically-measured adherence to immunosuppressive medications and kidney function after deceased donor kidney transplantation
    Authors: Israni Ak, Weng FL, Cen YY, Joffe M, Kamoun M, Feldman HI
    Publisher: Clinical Transplantation
    Date: 2011
    Issue: 25(2):E124-131
    Title: COST Investigators. Design considerations and feasibility for a clinical trial to examine coronary screening before kidney transplantation (COST)
    Authors: Kasiske BL, Israni AK, Snyder JJ, Camarena A
    Publisher: American Journal of Kidney Diseases
    Date: 2011
    Issue: 57(6):908-916
    Title: Longer-term outcomes after kidney transplantation from seonegative deceased donors at increased risk for blood-borne viral infection
    Authors: Reese PP, Halpern SD, Asch DA, Bloom R, Nathan H, Hasz R, Roth J, Reitsma W, Krefski L, Goerlitz F, DeLauro G, Blumberg E, Weng FL, Caplan A, Thomasson A, Shultz J, Feldman HI
    Publisher: Transplantation
    Date: 2011
    Issue: 91(11):1211-1217
    Title: Racial differences in outcomes of teh evaluation of potential live kidney donors: a retrospective cohort study
    Authors: Weng FL, Dhillon N, Lin Y, Mulgaonkar S, Patel AM
    Publisher: American Journal of Nephrology
    Date: 2012
    Issue: 35(5):409-415
    Title: Health car follow-up by live kidney donors moer than three years post-nephrectomy
    Authors: Weng FL, Reese PP, Waterman AD, Soto AG, Demissie K, Mulgoankar S
    Publisher: Clinical Transplantation
    Date: 2012
    Issue: 26(3):E300-306
    Title: Improving the delivery of patient education about kidney transplant in a transplant center
    Authors: Wilson R, Broan DR, Boothe MAS, Weng FL
    Publisher: Progress in Transplantation
    Date: 2012
    Issue: 22(4):403-412
    Title: Ionizing radiation exposure among kidney transplant recipients due to medical imaging during the pretransplant evaluation
    Authors: Nguyen KN, Patel AM, Weng FL
    Publisher: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
    Date: 2013
    Issue: 8(5):833-839
    Title: Protocol of a cluster randomized trial of an educational intervention to increase knowledge of living donor kidney transplant among potential transplant candidates
    Authors: Weng FL, Brown DR, Peirpert JD, Holland B, Waterman AD
    Publisher: BMC Nephrology
    Date: 2013
    Issue: 14:256
    Title: Prevalence and correlates of medication non-adherence among kidney transplant recipients more than 6 months post-transplant: a cross-sectional study
    Authors: Weng FL, Chandwani S, Kurtyka KM, Zacker C, Chisholm-Burns MA, Demissie K
    Publisher: BMC Nephrology
    Date: 2013
    Issue: 14(1):261
    Title: Preimplant histologic acute tubular necrosis and allograft outcomes
    Authors: Hall IE, Reese PP, Weng FL, Schroppel B, Doshi MD, Hasz RD, Reitsma W, Goldstein MJ, Hong K, Parikh CR
    Publisher: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
    Date: 2014
    Issue: 9(3):573-582
    Title: Glutathione S-transferase iso-enzymes in perfusate from pumped kidneys are associated with delated graft function
    Authors: Hall IE, Bhangoo RS, Reese PP, Doshi MD, Weng FL, Hong K, Lin H, Han G, Hasz RD, Goldstein MD, Schroppel B, Parikh CR
    Publisher: American Journal of Transplantation
    Date: 2014
    Issue: 14(4):886-96