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Also part of the UPMC family:

​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 & Live Donor Transplant Programs
  • Elizabeth Anthony, RN
  • Antoinette Carroll, RN, CTCC
  • Seth Cress, BA, BSN, CCTC, MSNBA
  • Karen Glasier, BSN, RN
  • Carrie Haran, MSN, CRNP
  • Billie Hill, BSN, RN, PHRN
  • Elena Kaiser, BSN, RN
  • Jourdan Koutsavlis, BSN, RN
  • Christine Lion, BSN, RN, CCTC
  • Alice Maglione, RN, CCTC
  • Nanci McCombs, BSN, RN, CCTC
  • Laura Nirschel, MSN, RN
  • Chelsea Schmidt, RN
  • Lori Ann Schrall, RN, CCTC

Living Donor Coordinators

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