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​Our Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Experts

The following experts are members of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program at UPMC.

Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program Surgeons

UPMC Renal-Electrolyte Division Nephrologists

Transplant Research

  • Fadi Lakkis, MD, Scientific Director, Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute 

Transplant Coordinators

  • Erin McMahon, MHA, RN, CCTC, Director, Kidney and Live Donor Transplant

Pretransplant Coordinators

  • G. Seth Cress, BA, BSN, CCTC, MSNBA
  • Chelsea Good, RN, BSN
  • Ashley Markovitz, RN
  • Nanci McCombs, BSN, RN, CCTC

Posttransplant Coordinators

  • Elizabeth Brown, BSN
  • Jourdan Cable, RN, BSN
  • Billie Hill, RN, MSN, PHRN
  • Elena Kaiser, RN, BSN
  • Alice Maglione, RN, CCTC II
  • Cassandra Miller, RN
  • Laura Nirschel, RN, BSN
  • Rachel Wilson, RN, BSN

Living Donor Coordinators

  • Stacy Acevedo, RN, BSN, CCTC II
  • Rita Swink, RN, CCTC II