Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Comprehensive Transplant Center

Surgery Fellows

Current Fellows

Juan Ortiz, MD

Juan Ortiz, MD

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Residency: University of California Riverside

Marcos Pozo, MD

Marcos Pozo, MD

Medical School: Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

 
Raj Patel, MD

Raj Patel, MD

Medical School: Louisiana State University - Shreveport
Residency: University of Arizona - Phoenix

William Boyan, MD

William Boyan, MD

Medical School: St George’s University School of Medicine; Grenada, West Indies
Residency: Monmouth Medical Center; Long Branch, NJ

Graduated Fellows

Kofi Atiemo, MD

Kofi Atiemo, MD

Fellowship: 2017 - 2019
Current Position:
Transplant Surgeon
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

Rebecca Craig-Schapiro, MD, PhD

Rebecca Craig-Schapiro, MD, PhD

Fellowship: 2017 - 2019
Current Position:
Transplant Surgeon
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

 
Alexandre Darani, MD

Alexandre Darani, MD

Fellowship: 2016-2018
Current Position:
Pediatric Surgeon/Transplant Surgeon
Hôpital des Enfants, University Hospital of Geneva HUG
Geneva, Switzerland

David Woodland, MD

David Woodland, MD

Fellowship: 2016-2018
Current Position:
Transplant Surgeon
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

 
 Caroline Lemoine, MD

Caroline Lemoine, MD

Fellowship: 2016 - 2017
Current Position:
Pediatric Transplant Surgeon
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
Chicago, IL

 Matthew Sanders, MD

Matthew Sanders, MD

Fellowship: 2015 - 2017
Current Position:
Vascular Surgeon
Lee Memorial Health System
Fort Meyers, FL

 
 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:
Transplant Surgeon
Avera Medical Group
Souix Falls, ND

 
Felicitas Koller, MD

Felicitas Koller, MD

Fellowship: 2012 - 2014
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Jorge A. Almario, MD

Jorge A. Almario, MD

Fellowship: 2012 - 2014
Current Position:
Transplant Surgeon
University of Illinois Hospital
Chicago, 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:
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV

 
Bejon T. Maneckshana, MD

Bejon T. Maneckshana, MD

Fellowship: 2010 - 2011
Prior Fellowship: Solid Organ Transplantation - University of Chicago (2008 - 2010)
Current Position:
Transplant Surgeon
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
Hartford, CT

Nitin Katariya, MD

Nitin Katariya, MD

Fellowship: 2009 - 2011
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Director of Pancreas Transplant Program, Surgical Fellowship Director
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:
Surgical Director, Kidney & Pancreas Program
Montefiore Health System
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:
Regional Director, Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

 
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:
Associate Professor of Surgery; Director, Living Donor Liver Program; Director, Hispanic Transplant Program
Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University
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; Assistant Program Director, Surgery Fellowship Program
Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois