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UCLA Transplantation Services


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Pediatric Heart Transplant

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  • Reshma Biniwale, M.D.
    Reshma Biniwale, M.D.
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Adult & Pediatric Transplant Surgery
  • Hillel Laks, M.D.
    Hillel Laks, M.D.
    Chancellors Professor of Surgery
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Adult and Pediatric Transplant Surgery
  • Brian Reemtsen, M.D.
    Brian Reemtsen, M.D.
    Surgical Director, Pediatric Heart Transplant
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery



Transplant Coordinators

  • Adriana Belay, R.N., B.S.N.
    Adriana Belay, R.N., B.S.N.
    Pediatric Heart Transplant Coordinator
  • Florentia Conway, R.N., B.S.N.
    Florentia Conway, R.N., B.S.N.
    Pediatric Heart Transplant Coordinator

Other Specialists

  • Melissa Beaver, Pediatric NP
    Melissa Beaver, Pediatric NP
  • Brenda Bursch, Ph.D
    Brenda Bursch, Ph.D
  •  Diana  Saikali, R.D.
    Diana Saikali, R.D.
    Transplant Nutritionist
  • Lana Wohlschlegel, M.S.W.
    Lana Wohlschlegel, M.S.W.
    Clinical Social Work

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