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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

  • Abhinav Humar

    Abhinav Humar, MD

    Division Chief, Transplantation Surgery
    Clinical Director, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
    Thomas E. Starzl Professor of Transplantation Surgery

  • Christopher B Hughes, MD

    Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation
    Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing, Regional Organ Procurement Organization Committee Representative

  • Michele Molinari

    Michele Molinari, MD

    Transplant Surgery

  • Amit Tevar, MD

    Transplant Surgery

  • Armando Ganoza, MD

    Surgical Director, Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

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
  • Chad Correll, RN, CCTC
  • Shirley Honaker, BSN, RN
  • Jeanette Kakascik, BSN, RN, CCRN
  • Cheryl Lynn Wynn, MSN, BSN, RN
  • Jennifer Irlbacher, BSN, RN
  • Brianna Milankovich, BSN, RN
  • Katrina Street – UNOS Data Quality Reviewer
  • Samantha Bednar, BS
  • Alyson Spierling, BS
  • Lynn Baltich, RN
  • Anthony Berardi, BSN, RN
  • Jennifer Kilpatrick, MSN, BSN, RN
  • Kimberly Lee, BSN, RN
  • Casey Regula BSN, RN
  • Teresa Kushner-Doppelheuer, RN
  • Nora Elazazzy, PA-C
  • Julia Bonfessuto, PA-C