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Our Team

Transplant Nephrologists
Sajid Ansari, MD
Kimberly Czech, MD (Pediatric) 
Walaa Dabbas, MD
Zahraa Hajjiri, MD
Prerna Kumar, MD
Ruchi Naik, MD
David Perkins, MD
Ignatius Tang, MD
Janice Xu, APN

Transplant Hepatology Team
Andrea Brown, MSN, APRN
Wadih Chacra, MD
Heidi Kolodziejczyk, ANP-BC
Lisa Landers, DNP, APN-BC
Adam Mikolaiczyk, MD
Ammara Naveed, MBBS

Transplant Surgery Team
Abraham Al Dasoqi ACNP-BC RN
Jorge Alvarez Almario, MD
Yejide Awolola DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC
Stephen Bartlett, MD
Enrico Benedetti, MD, FACS
Meredith Burbank, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC
Pierpaolo Di Cocco MD
Ivo Tzvetanov, MD

Pre-Kidney Transplant Coordinators
Vanessa Wright Cammon, MSN, RN
Alexandra Kastelz, MSN, RN
Lor Lawson, BSN, RN
Karen Lostaunau, MSN, RN
Cynthia Meza, BSN, RN
Anita Pakrasi, BSN, RN
Jurate Platakis, MSN, RN
Amy Regacho, BSN, RN
Brandy Perry, Administrative Aide

Transplant Access Coordinator
Karrel Bernardo, MSN, RN

Kidney and Pancreas Coordinator
Lori Gardner, BSN, RN

Waitlist Kidney Transplant Coordinator
Lovel Espino, DNP, RN
Vanessa Miller, BSN, RN
Joje Lanzar, BSN, RN
Adriana Valencia, Administrative Assistant

Post Kidney Transplant Coordinators
Anna Liza Dimatulac, BSN, RN
Aileen Tolentino, BSN, RN
Cathy Masacote, BSN, RN
April Carr, Administrative Aide

Liver Transplant Coordinators
Lisa Mariano, BSN, RN
Desiree Padilla, BSN, RN
Jeanette Reyes Aguilar, BSN, RN
Loretta Murphy, RN
Ben Correa, Administrative Aide

Transplant Pharmacists
Jamie Benken, PharmD, BCPS
Maya Campara, PharmD, BCPS
Lynley Heinrich
Benito Valdepenas
Kristin Healer
Cassie Muran

Transplant Dietitians
Catalina Laverne MPH, RD, LDN, CDE
Veronica Thompson, MPH, RD, LDN

Transplant Social Workers
Barrett Gray, LCSW, CCTSW
Kendra Kney, MSW, LSW
Sara Miller, LCSW
Jaclyn Siegel, MSW, LCSW
Brenda Morales, LCSW
Diana Moreno, LCSW

Independent Living Donor Advocate
Duwan Morris

Transplant Financial Coordinators
Tonia Duke, BHA
T'reva Laws
Alicia Martinez, MPA

Quality Specialists
Shauna Oliveri, MSN, RN
Jane Wong, RN

Transplant Research
Amelia Bartholomew, MD
Natalie Isho, MPH
Andrea Molino, BA, BS
Patricia West-Thielke, PharmD, BCPS

Transplant Assistants
Vianey Delgado
Vanessa Flores
Veronica Orozco
Tracy Ramos
Tennille Sumler

Transplant Access/Surgical Coordinator
Karrel Bernardo, MSN, RN

Transplant Infusion Nurse
Patricia Tiller, RN, BSN

Transplant Medical Assistants
Nancy Alonzo
Antoinette Ellen, CMA
Joanna Gutierrez, CMA
Olga Rivera, CMA
Jeannie Rodriguez, CMA
Annabel Valadez

Organ Recovery Coordinators
Gayle Blake, PA
George Georgiev
Lindsay Koepke
Alexandra Peterson
Mary Polk, MSN, RN

Transplant Administration
Jamie Ghafari, MSN, RN, Senior Director, Transplant Program
Cynthia Arevalo, MSN, MBA Transplant Clinic Director
Kevin Greenberg, MBA, Transplant Financial Director
Graciela Paladines, RN, MA Transplant Nurse Manager
Mary Kate Titus, MHA, Assistant Director of Financial Operations
Mary Flores, Transplant Scheduling Supervisor

Transplant Outreach Coordinators
David Dreyfus
Samantha Mok

Institutional Research Data Coordinator and Policy Specialist
Douglas Walczak BA, ASCAP