Transplant

Appointments & Information: 410-328-5408

Stephen T. Bartlett, MD 
Peter Angelos Distinguished Professor and Chair of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Executive Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief, 
University of Maryland Medical System

Medical Degree: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 
Fellowship: Northwestern University Memorial Hospital
Board Certification: Surgery
Special Interests: Islet Cell Transplantation, Kidney Transplantation, Pancreatic Transplantation, Vascular Surgery

Kidney and Dialysis Access

Jonathan Bromberg, MD, PhD 
Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 
Board Certification: Surgery
Special Interests: Cellular and molecular immunology of T-lymphocytes, Immunology, Immunosuppressive Therapies, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation


David Leeser, MD 
Associate Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Temple University School of Medicine
Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certification: Surgery
Special Interests: Kidney Transplantation, Minimally Invasive Hemodialysis Access Surgery, Pancreas Transplantation, Single Port Donor Nephrectomy

Silke Niederhaus, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics 
Board Certification: Surgery
Special Interests: Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, Laparoscopic and Single Port Donor Nephrectomy

Eugene Schweitzer, MD 
Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: UMDNJ - New Jersey Dental School
Residency: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey at Newark; Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium
Fellowship: University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
Board Certification: Surgery
Special Interests: Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Joseph Scalea, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Internship: University of Maryland Medical System
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Medical Center
Board Certification: Surgery
Special Interests: Auto-Islet Transplant, Kidney Transplantation, Liver Transplantation, Mregs, Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells, Pancreas Transplantation, Regulatory T-Cells, Transplantation Tolerance

Soo Yi, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Board Certification: Surgery
Special Interests: Kidney Transplant

Heart

Erika Feller, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital
Special Interests: Cardiac Transplantation, Heart and Lung Transplant, Heart Transplant Immunology, LVAD Physiology, Ventricular Assist Devices


Bartley Griffith, MD 
Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 
Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery
Special Interests: Adult Cardiac Care, Aortic Diseases, Cardiothoracic Transplantation, Coronary Revascularization, Heart Reconstruction Surgery, Heart Transplantation, Heart Valve Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Surgery (PTE), Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Stephen Gottlieb, MD 
Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Brown University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals
Internship: University of Chicago Hospitals
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center - New York
Special Interests: Cardiac Amyloidosis, Cardio Renal Syndrome, Congestive Heart Failure, Research Trials in Heart Failure

Zachary Kon, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System 
Special Interests: End-Stage Heart Disease, End-Stage Lung Disease, Heart and Lung Transplantation, Mechanical & Circulatory Support Systems, Pulmonary Embolectomy, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy, Ventricular Assist Devices


Si Pham, MD 
Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director of Heart and Lung Transplantation,
University of Maryland Medical Center

Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Board Certification: Surgery; Thoracic Surgery; Surgical Critical Care
Special Interests: Heart and Lung Transplantation, Immunosuppression Management, Mechanical & Circulatory Support Systems, Ventricular Assist Devices

Shawn Robinson, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease
Special Interests: Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy

Liver

Josue Alvarez-Casas, MD 
Instructor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Genova
Internship: Duke University Medical Center
Residency: Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria San Martino de Genova 
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System


Rolf Barth, MD 
Associate Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Duke University School of Medicine
Internship: Duke University Medical Center
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Medical Center
Board Certification: Surgery
Special Interests: Immunologic Tolerance, Kidney, Pancreas and Liver Transplantation, Novel Immunosuppressive Therapies, Single-Incision Laparoscopic Kidney Removal, Xenotransplantation

David Bruno, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital
Special Interests: Pediatric and Adult Liver and Kidney Transplantation, Surgical Treatment of Non-Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension in Adults and Children, Treatment of Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Liver and Bile Ducts

John LaMattina, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Medical Center
Special Interests: Kidney, Pancreas and Liver Transplantation, Living Donor Liver Transplantation


Steve Hanish, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Medical Center
Board Certification: Surgery
Special Interests: Cholangiocarcinoma, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Kidney, Pancreas and Liver Transplantation, Laparascopic Liver Resection, Liver Cancer, Primary and Metastatic, Liver Transplantation, Surgical Management of Primary and Metastatic Disease to the Liver