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Transplant Surgeons

Transplant surgeons specialize in transplantation and perform your transplant surgery. Our surgeons are trained to manage all stages of transplantation, including management of your immunosuppressive regimen. Transplant surgeons also perform dialysis access surgeries as well as general surgery on dialysis and transplant patients.

Sandip Kapur, MD
  • Associate Professor of Surgery (Transplantation)
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Chief, Division of Transplantation Surgery
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (212) 746-5330
Fax: (212) 746-8720
E-mail: sak2009@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: Dialysis access surgery, islet cell transplantation, kidney transplantation, liver transplantation, pancreas transplantation
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Joseph Del Pizzo, M.D.
  • Associate Professor of Urology in Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College
Phone: (212) 7746-5250
Fax: (212) 746-0412
E-mail: jod2009@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: Laparoscopy, Kidney Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laser Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Kidney Transplantation, Urology
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Jim Kim, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery (Transplantation)
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Assistant Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (212) 746-5330
Fax: (212) 746-8720
E-mail: jik9021@med.cornell.edu
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Anthony Watkins, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery (Transplantation)
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Assistant Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Phone: (212) 746-5330
Fax: (212) 746-8720
E-mail: acw9003@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: kidney transplantation, liver transplantation, pancreas transplantation, dialysis access surgery
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Transplant Nephrologists

Transplant nephrologists specialize in disorders of the kidneys. Nephrologists will help manage your condition before and after the surgery.

Manikkam Suthanthiran, MD, FASN
  • Stanton Griffis Distinguished Professor of Medicine Chief, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Chief, Department of Transplantation Medicine
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Director, Immunogenetics and Transplantation Center
    The Rogosin Institute
Phone: (212) 746-4498
Fax: (212) 746-6894
E-mail: msuthan@med.cornell.edu
Specialties: Kidney transplantation, islet cell transplantation, islet cell transplantation, immunology and molecular biology
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Darshana Dadhania, MD
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
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Choli Hartono, MD
    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
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Jun B. Lee, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Muthukumar Thangamani, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Stuart Saal, MD
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine
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David Serur, MD
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Transplant Coordinators and Clinical Staff

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Other Specialized Physicians may evaluate you before transplantation, help in your management during and after transplant, and make recommendations to the team. These may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Cardiologist: physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and management of heart conditions.
  • Endocrinologist: physicians who specialize in diabetes and management of other endocrine problems such as thyroid disorders
  • Hematologist: physicians who specialize in disorders of the blood such as excessive bleeding or blood clots
  • Hepatologist: physicians who specialize in disorders of the liver and management of infections such as hepatitis B or hepatitis C
  • Infectious disease specialist: physicians who specialize in the diagnosis management of infections such as HIV
  • Psychiatrist: physicians who specialize in mental health disorders and problems with addiction

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