Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Comprehensive Transplant Center

Surgery Fellows

Current Fellows

 Caroline Lemoine, MD

Caroline Lemoine, MD

Medical School: Universite De Monteral, Montreal, Qc, Canada
Residency: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Qc, Canada

 Matthew Sanders, MD

Matthew Sanders, MD

Medical School: Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA
Residency: Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

 
Alexandre Darani, MD

Alexandre Darani, MD

Medical School: University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Residency: Univ. Children’s Hospital, HUG, Switzerland

David Woodland, MD

David Woodland, MD

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: New York Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center

Graduated Fellows

 Cesar Escareno Perez, MD

Cesar Escareno Perez, MD

Fellowship: 2014 - 2016
Current Position:
Professor of Surgery
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

Thomas Gallagher, MD

Thomas Gallagher, MD

Fellowship: 2014 - 2016
Current Position:
Consultant Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon
St. Vincent’s University Hospital Transplant Centre
Dublin, Ireland

 
Attasit Chokechanachaisakul, MD

Attasit Chokechanachaisakul, MD

Fellowship: 2013-2015
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Montefiore Einstein Center for Transplantation, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York

Sujit Sakpal, MD

Sujit Sakpal, MD

Fellowship: 2013-2015
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital & Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

 
Felicitas Koller, MD

Felicitas Koller, MD

Fellowship: 2012 - 2014
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Jorge A. Almario, MD

Jorge A. Almario, MD

Fellowship: 2012 - 2014
Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Intra-Abdominal Transplantation
Loyola University Health System
Maywood, Illinois

 
Sunny Fink, MD

Sunny Fink, MD

Fellowship: 2012-2013
Current Position:
Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon
Crozer-Keystone Health System
Upland, Pennsylvania

Ramanathan Seshadri, MD

Ramanathan Seshadri, MD

Fellowship: 2011-2013
Current Position:
Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgeon
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

 
Diego di Sabato, MD

Diego di Sabato, MD

Fellowship: 2010 - 2013
Current Position:
Instructor, Intra-Abdominal Transplant Surgery
Loyola University
Maywood, Illinois

Rajeev Sharma, MBBS, MD

Rajeev Sharma, MBBS, MD

Fellowship: 2010 - 2012
Current Position:
Surgical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

 
Bejon T. Maneckshana, MD

Bejon T. Maneckshana, MD

Fellowship: 2010 - 2011
Prior Fellowship: Solid Organ Transplantation - University of Chicago (2008 - 2010)
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nitin Katariya, MD

Nitin Katariya, MD

Fellowship: 2009 - 2011
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

 
Martin Wijkstrom, MD

Martin Wijkstrom, MD

Fellowship: 2008 - 2010
Current Position:
Faculty Clinician in Surgery
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Juan P. Rocca, MD

Juan P. Rocca, MD

Fellowship: 2008 - 2009
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery; Surgical Director, Living Donor Kidney Transplant Program; Associate Director, Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship Program
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York

 
Amy R. Evenson, MD

Amy R. Evenson, MD

Fellowship: 2007 - 2009
Current Position:
Instructor in Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Staff Surgeon
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Emily Winslow, MD

Emily Winslow, MD

Fellowship: 2007 - 2009
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin

 
Prosanto Chaudhury MD

Prosanto Chaudhury MD

Fellowship: 2007 - 2008
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Oncology
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Alexander Toledo, MD

Alexander Toledo, MD

Fellowship: 2006 - 2008
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

 
Javier Chapochnick-Friedmann, MD

Javier Chapochnick-Friedmann, MD

Fellowship: 2006 - 2008
Current Position:
Director of Abdominal Organ Transplantation
Clínica Santa Maria
Santiago, Chile

Anton Skaro, MD, PhD

Anton Skaro, MD, PhD

Fellowship: 2005 - 2007
Current Position:
Associate Professor of Surgery
London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital
London, Ontario, Canada

 
Paul Alvord, MD

Paul Alvord, MD

Fellowship: 2005 - 2007
Current Position:
Transplant Surgeon
Naval Medical Center, University of California San Diego, Health System Scripps Mercy Hospital
San Diego, California

Kian A. Modanlou, MD

Kian A. Modanlou, MD

Fellowship: 2004 - 2006
Current Position:
Associate Professor of Surgery
Methodist Hospital Transplant Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

 
David Axelrod, MD

David Axelrod, MD

Fellowship: 2003 - 2005
Current Position:
Associate Professor of Surgery
Community and Family Medicine, and the Dartmouth Institute
Section Chief, Transplant Surgery
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Juan Carlos Caicedo, MD

Juan Carlos Caicedo, MD

Fellowship: 2003 - 2005
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery; Director, Vascular Access Program
Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

 
Burak Kocak, MD

Burak Kocak, MD

Fellowship: 2002 - 2004
Current Position:
Transplant Surgery Specialist
Memorial Health Group
Istanbul, Turkey

Paolo R. Salvalaggio, MD, PhD

Paolo R. Salvalaggio, MD, PhD

Fellowship: 2002 - 2004
Current Position:
Associate Professor of Surgery; Co-Director, Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Program
University of Washington Medicine
Seattle, Washington

 
Talia Baker, MD

Talia Baker, MD

Fellowship: 2001 - 2003
Current Position:
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Alan Koffron, MD

Alan Koffron, MD

Fellowship: 1999 - 2001
Current Position:
Section Head, Transplantation Surgery; Health System Chairman, Surgery
Beaumont Health System
Royal Oak, Michigan

 
Daniel Bambini, MD

Daniel Bambini, MD

Fellowship: 1997 - 1998
Current Position:
Pediatric Surgeon
Carolinas HealthCare System
Adjunct Associate Professor
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Charlotte, North Carolina

P. Stephen Almond, MD

P. Stephen Almond, MD

Fellowship: 1997 - 1998
Current Position:
Surgical Director, Renal Transplant Program
Driscoll Children's Hospital
Corpus Christi, Texas

 
Joseph R. Leventhal, MD, PhD

Joseph R. Leventhal, MD, PhD

Fellowship: 1996 - 1997
Current Position:
Professor of Surgery; Director, Renal Transplant Program; Director, Pancreas/Islet Transplant Program; Director, Transplant Surgery Fellowship Program
Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois