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Our Lung Transplant Experts

The following experts are members of the collaborative UPMC Lung Transplant Program.

Lung Transplant Program Physicians

Matthew Morrell, MD

Matthew Morrell, MD
Medical Director, Lung Transplantation
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

Bruce Johnson, MD

Bruce Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine​

Silpa Kirlaru, MD

Silpa Kilaru, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

Elizabeth Lendermon, MD

Elizabeth Lendermon, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

John McDyer, MD

John McDyer, MD
Visiting Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

Joseph Pilewski, MD

Joseph Pilewski, MD
​Associate Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, Physiology, and Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

Matthew Pipeling, MD

Matthew Pipeling, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

Keven Robinson, MD

Keven Robinson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

Christop​her Ensor, PharmD

Christop​her Ensor, PharmD

Lung Transplant Program Surgeons

The following experts are members of the Lung Transplantation section of UPMC's Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Jonathan D'Cunha, MD

Jonathan D'Cunha, MD
Chief, Division of Lung Transplantation/Lung Failure
Vice Chairman, Research Affairs and Education
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Lung Transplantation/Lung Failure

J.W. Awori Hayanga, MD

J.W. Awori Hayanga, MD
Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Outcomes Research
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Luigi Lagazzi, MD

Luigi Lagazzi, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD

Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD
Director, Lung Transplantation Research Program
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery


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