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Our Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program Experts

The following experts are members of the UPMC Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program.

Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation Program Physicians

  • Ruy Jorge Cruz Jr., MD
    Director, UPMC Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program
    Associate Professor of Surgery
  • David J. Levinthal, MD, PhD
    Director, Neurogastroenterology & Motility Center
    Director, UPMC Program for Gut Brain Health
    Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
  • David George Binion, MD
    Professor of Medicine
    Director, UPMC Nutrition Support Service
    Co-Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
  • Vikraman Gunabushanam, MD
    Director, Organ Procurement
  • Ajai Khanna, MD
    Multi-Organ Transplant Surgeon, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
  • Adam Slivka, MD, PhD
    Associate Chief of Clinical Services, UPMC Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
    Professor of Medicine

Transplant Coordinators

  • Susan Legge, RN, CCTC
  • Mary Roberts, RN, CCTC
  • Shanna Krieger, RN, BSN, CCRN

Dietitians

  • Jenee McGurgan MS, RD, CNSC, LDN
  • Laurie Butera, MS, RD, CNSC, LD-N

Physician Assistants

  • William C. Stein, PA-C
  • Brielle Corrente, PA-C

Pharmacist

  • Jennifer Joyce, PharmD, BCPS