Division of Transplant Surgery

The Division of Organ Transplantation is an exciting and growing division with leading surgeons, clinicians, and professionals working together to improve patient care.  It is at the forefront of critical advances in transplantation and continues to be an active participant in national trials evaluating the efficacy of various drug regimens in improving outcomes, reducing rejection rates, and enhancing quality of life.

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Paul Morrissey, MD
Division Chief 
George Bayliss, MD Christopher Cosgrove, MD
Reginald Gohh, MD
Mohammed Faizan, MD
Basma Merhi, MD
Anthony Monaco, MD
Adena Osband, MD

Current Research

The Division of Organ Transplantation has recently instituted protocols for reducing alloantibody levels in highly sensitized patients using intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG) Velcade, plasmapheresis, and anti-CD20 antibody (Rituximab).  Currently, the division is involved in several on-going research projects and employs three full-time research associates.