Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Comprehensive Transplant Center

Surgery Fellows

Current Fellows

Dan Galvez Lima, MD

Dan Galvez Lima, MD

Medical School: Universidad Mayor de San Andres - La Paz, Bolivia
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System - Richmond, VA

Juan Ortiz, MD

Juan Ortiz, MD

Medical School: University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Residency: University of California Riverside - Riverside, CA

 
Justin Steggerda, MD

Justin Steggerda, MD

Medical School: University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Residency: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA

Marcos Pozo, MD

Marcos Pozo, MD

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

Graduated Fellows

Raj Patel, MD

Raj Patel, MD

Fellowship: 2018 - 2020
Current Position:
Transplant Surgeon
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR

William Boyan, MD

William Boyan, MD

Fellowship: 2018 - 2020
Current Position:
HPB Surgeon
RWJ Barnabas
Rutgers, NJ

 
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 Transplant Surgeon
Children's Hospital at Montefiore
New York, NY

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:
Transplant Surgeon
University of Illinois
Chicago, 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

 
Juan Carlos Caicedo, MD

Juan Carlos Caicedo, MD

Fellowship: 2003 - 2006
Current Position:
Associate Professor of Surgery; Director, Living Donor Liver Program; Director, Hispanic Transplant Program
Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

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

 
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