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Adult Heart and Lung Transplant

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Surgical

  • Abbas Ardehali, M.D.
    Abbas Ardehali, M.D.
    Director, Heart and Lung Transplant Program
    William E. Conner Chair in Cardiovascular Transplantation
    Professor of Surgery
     
  • Reshma Biniwale, M.D.
    Reshma Biniwale, M.D.
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Adult & Pediatric Transplant Surgery
     
  • Curtis Hunter, M.D.
    Curtis Hunter, M.D.
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Surgery
    Lung Transplant Surgeon
     
  • Murray Kwon, M.D.
    Murray Kwon, M.D.
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Heart Transplant Surgeon
     
  • 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
     
  • Richard Shemin, M.D.
    Richard Shemin, M.D.
    Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Surgical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support
    Heart Transplant Surgeon
    Robert and Kelly Day Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Professor of Surgery
     
 

Medical

 

Transplant Coordinators

  • Wayne Carpenter, R.N., B.S.N.
    Wayne Carpenter, R.N., B.S.N.
     
  • Thomas Ferguson, RN, BSN
    Thomas Ferguson, RN, BSN
     
  • Stephanie Fraschilla, R.N., M.S.N., C.C.T.C.
    Stephanie Fraschilla, R.N., M.S.N., C.C.T.C.
    Nurse Manager, Heart and Lung Transplant
     
  • Joselina Fuentes, R.N., B.S.N., C.C.T.C.
    Joselina Fuentes, R.N., B.S.N., C.C.T.C.
     
  • Emily Hendry, R.N., M.S.N., C.C.T.C.
    Emily Hendry, R.N., M.S.N., C.C.T.C.
     
  • Kenway Heyden, R.N., B.S.N.
    Kenway Heyden, R.N., B.S.N.
     
  • Melissa Moore, R.N., B.S.N., C.C.R.N.
    Melissa Moore, R.N., B.S.N., C.C.R.N.
     
  • Christine Natori, RN, BSN
    Christine Natori, RN, BSN
     
  • Jay Onga, R.N., C.C.T.C.
    Jay Onga, R.N., C.C.T.C.
     
  • Linda Rangel, R.N.
    Linda Rangel, R.N.
     
  • Marina Shukman, R.N., M.S.N., C.C.T.C.
    Marina Shukman, R.N., M.S.N., C.C.T.C.
     
  • Jonathan Smith, R.N., C.C.T.C.
    Jonathan Smith, R.N., C.C.T.C.
     
  • LaWanda Sweet, RN, BSN
    LaWanda Sweet, RN, BSN
     
 

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