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Adult and Pediatric Heart Transplant

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  • Abbas Ardehali, MD
    Abbas Ardehali, MD
    Director, Heart and Lung Transplant Program
    William E. Conner Chair in Cardiovascular Transplantation
    Professor of Surgery
     
  • Reshma Biniwale, MD
    Reshma Biniwale, MD
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Adult & Pediatric Transplant Surgery
      
  • Murray Kwon, MD
    Murray Kwon, MD
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Heart Transplant Surgeon
     
  • Hillel Laks, MD
    Hillel Laks, MD
    Chancellors Professor of Surgery
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Adult and Pediatric Transplant Surgery
     
  • Brian Reemtsen, MD
    Brian Reemtsen, MD
    Surgical Director, Pediatric Heart Transplant
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
     
  • Richard Shemin, MD
    Richard Shemin, MD
    Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Surgical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support
    Heart Transplant Surgeon
    Robert and Kelly Day Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Professor of Surgery
     
 

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Other Specialists

 

Transplant Coordinators

Adrianne Bela, RN, BSN

 

Wayne Carpenter, RN, BSN

 

Florentia Conway, RN, BSN

 

Thomas Ferguson, RN, BSN

 

Stephanie Fraschilla, RN, MSN., CCTC

 

Joselina Fuentes, RN, BSN, CCTC

 

Emily Hendry, RN, MSN., CCTC

 

Kenway Heyden, RN, BSN

 

Melissa Moore, RN, BSN, CCRN

 

Christine Natori, RN, BSN

 

Jay Onga, RN, BSN, CCTC

 

Linda Rangel, RN

 

Marina Shukman, RN, MSN., CCTC

 

Jonathan Smith, RN, CCTC

 

LaWanda Sweet, RN, BSN

 

MCS Coordinators

Elan Howell, RN, BSN, CCRN

 

Anthony Salimbangon, RN, BSN, CCRN

 

Amy Chang, RN, BSN, CCRN

 

Advance Heart Failure Nurse Specialists

Julie Creaser, RN, MN, CHFN

 

Nancy Livingston, RN, MN, FNP-BC

 

Darlene Rourk, RN, MSN, CHFN

 

Beth Vandenbogaart, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC

 

Katrina Whalen, RN, MN, ACNP-BC

 

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