Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation

Faculty & Staff

Attending Physicians, Columbia University Medical Center
NamePhoneFaxEmail
Jean C. Emond, MD
Vice Chair and Chief of Transplantation
212.305.9691
Tomoaki Kato, MD
Chief, Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation
Surgical Director, Liver and Gastrointestinal Transplantation
212.305.5101212.305.5124
Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH
Director, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
212.305.0914212.305.4343rb464@columbia.edu
Lorna M. Dove, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Adult Liver Transplantation
212.305.0914212.305.4343lmd62@columbia.edu
James V. Guarrera, MD
Surgical Director, Adult Liver Transplantation
212.305.4199212.305.8710jjg46@columbia.edu
Steven J. Lobritto, MD
Pediatric Medical Director
212.305.3000212.342.2996
Mercedes Martinez, MD
Director of Pediatric Intestinal Transplantation
212.305.3000
Nadia Ovchinsky, MD
Attending Physician
212.305.3000
Benjamin Samstein, MD
Surgical Director, Living Donor Liver Transplant Program
Director, Transplant Surgery Fellowship
212.305.4199
Rodrigo Sandoval, MD
Attending Surgeon
212.305.8932prs2109@columbia.edu
Abby Siegel, MD
Attending Physician
212.305.0914
Eva Sotil, MD
Attending Physician
212.305.0914
Elizabeth Verna, MD, MS
Attending Physician
212.305.0914
Julia Wattacheril, MD, MPH
Attending Physician
212.305.0914
Attending Physicians, Weill Cornell Medical College
Alyson Fox, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
646.962.5483
Michael D. Kluger, MD
Instructor in Surgery
212.746.2127
Sonja Olsen, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
646.962.5483
Attending Psychiatrist
Silvia Hafliger, MD212.305.0914
Janna S. Gordon-Elliott, MD212.746.3630
Outreach Coordinators
Richard Ozimek
Outreach Coordinator
212.305.0462
Yalitza Santos
Practice Manager
212.305.0914
Social Workers
Aimee Muth, LCSW212.305.1884
Amanda Scott, LCSW212.305.7438
Laura Hagadone, LMSW212.305.3081
Maura Hagan, LMSW212.305.0916
Samantha Bennahum, LCSW646.962.5337
Jillian McGuire, LMSW
(Pediatric Social Worker)
212.342.8505
Pathology
Jay Lefkowitch, MD
Pathology
212.305.7381212.305.6719
Nurse Practitioners
Damaris Carriero, NP
Clinical Coordinator
212.305.0914
Lori Cogan, DNP
Senior Transplant Coordinator
212.305.0914
Margie Fernandez-Sloves, DNP
Senior Transplant Coordinator
212.305.0914
Judith Gang, NP
Transplant Coordinator
212.305.0914
Nicole Golden, NP
Transplant Coordinator
212.305.0914
Patricia Harren, DNP
Director of Clinical Operations, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
212.305.0914
Sandi Levine, NP
Nurse Practitioner
Anna Rundle, NP
Pediatric Transplant Coordinator
212.305.3000
Cynthia Sterling-Fox, NP
Transplant Coordinator
212.305.0914
Phyllis Tarallo, DNP
Director of Women's Health, Center for Liver Disease
212.305.9691
Monica Velasco, NP
Clinical Coordinator, Intestinal Transplant
212.305.0914
Kara Ventura, DNP
Senior Transplant Coordinator for Pediatrics
212.305.3000
Karen Weisz, NP
Transplant Coordinator
212.305.0914
Research Study Coordinator
Theresa Lukose, PharmD
Director of Clinical Transplant Research
212.305.6758
Billing Coordinators
Annabelle Branford
Billing Manager
212.305.4146
Joshua Wilson
Compliance Officer
212.305.9966
Administrative Assistants
Linda Higgins212.305.0662
Mary Sheehan
Admin. Asst. to the Surgical Director
212.305.3000
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