Our Leaders


Kenneth Washburn, MD

Executive Director, Comprehensive Transplant Center; Chief, Division of Transplantation Surgery


Todd Pesavento, MD

Director of Medical Services, Comprehensive Transplant Center; Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

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Laura Droll, MS, RN, NE-BC

Director of Clinical Operations, Comprehensive Transplant Center


Austin Schenk, MD, PhD

Quality and Patient Safety Officer, Comprehensive Transplant Center


Amer Rajab, MD, PhD

Surgical Director, Kidney, Pancreas and Islet Transplantation

Dr. Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly, MD

Medical Director, Liver Transplantation


Sylvester Black, MD, PhD

Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation; Associate Co-Director, COPPER Laboratory

Bryan Whiston, MD, PhD

Bryan Whitson, MD, PhD

Interim Co-Director, Heart and Vascular Center; Director, Thoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Assistance; Associate Co-Director, COPPER Laboratory


David Nunley, MD

Medical Director, Lung Transplantation


Asvin Ganapathi, MD

Surgical Director, Lung Transplantation and ECMO


Brent Lampert, DO

Medical Director, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Matthew Henn, MD

Matthew Henn, MD

Interim Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support

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