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Living Donation

Our Liver Transplant Experts

The following experts are members of the Liver Transplantation Program of the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute at UPMC.

Liver Transplant Program Surgeons

Center for Liver Diseases Hepatologists

UPMC Liver Cancer Center Surgeons

Transplant Coordinators

  • COL(R) J. Mark Hennigan, MSSL, BS, RN – Director of Liver Transplantation
  • Karen Bailey, RN, CCTC
  • Lynn Baltich, RN
  • Samantha Bednar, BS
  • Julia Bonfessuto, PA-C
  • Chad Correll, RN, CCTC
  • Nora Elazazzy, PA-C
  • Katie Elliott, BSN, RN, CCTC
  • Shirley Honaker, BSN, RN
  • Jeanette Kakascik, BSN, RN, CCRN
  • Jennifer Kilpatrick, MSN, BSN, RN, CCTC
  • Teresa Kushner-Doppelheuer, RN
  • Brianna Milankovich, BSN, RN
  • Sau-Ying Lam, RN
  • Kimberly Lee, BSN, RN
  • Alyson Spierling, BS
  • Katrina Street – UNOS Data Quality Reviewer
  • Casey Regula BSN, RN, CCTC

Living Donor Coordinators

  • Karen Emmett, BSN, CCTN
  • Aileen Gallatin, MSED, BSN, RN, CCTC