Faculty

  • Anderson, Douglas James, M.D., M.S.

    Dr. Douglas James Anderson

    Assistant Professor
    Program Director, UAB Abdominal Transplant Fellowship

    Areas of Interest
    kidney transplantation, immunosuppression

  • Cannon, Robert M., M.D., FACS

    Dr. Robert Cannon

    Assistant Professor
    Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program

    Areas of Interest

    liver transplantation, minimally invasive hepatic surgery, surgical management of portal hypertension, surgical management of polycystic liver disease, comprehensive management of benign and malignant hepatobiliary tumors, including hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma

  • Cooper, David K.C., M.D., Ph.D.

    Dr. David Cooper

    Professor
    Co-Director, UAB Xenotransplant Program

    Areas of Interest
    brain death, organ transplantation, islet xenotransplantation, xenotransplantation

  • Hanaway, Michael J., M.D.

    Dr. Michael Hanaway

    Professor
    Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation

    Areas of Interest
    kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, induction therapy

  • Hara, Hidetaka, M.D., Ph.D.

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    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    brain death, organ transplantation, islet xenotransplantation, xenotransplantation

  • Hauptfeld-Dolejsek, Vera, Ph.D.

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    Professor
    Director and Clinical Consultant, Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory, UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute

    Areas of Interest
    histocompatibility, deceased and living donor solid organ transplantation, related and unrelated bone marrow/HSC transplantation

  • Iwase, Hayato, M.D., Ph.D.

    Dr. Hayato Iwase, M.D., Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    brain death, organ transplantation, islet xenotransplantation, xenotransplantation

  • Locke, Jayme, M.D., MPH

    Dr. Jayme Locke

    Mark H. Deierhoi Endowed Professor in Surgery
    Professor
    Director, Division of Transplantation
    Director, Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program
    Director, Transplant Analytics, Informatics & Quality
    Director, UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute

    Areas of Interest
    abdominal transplantation, incompatible organ transplantation, transplantation of HIV-infected end-stage patients, outcomes and behavioral research focused on health disparities

  • MacLennan, Paul, Ph.D.

    Dr. Paul MacLennan

    Associate Professor
    Associate Director, Transplant Analytics, Informatics & Quality

    Areas of Interest
    abdominal transplantation, incompatible organ transplantation, transplantation of HIV-infected end-stage patients, outcomes and behavioral research focused on health disparities

  • Orandi, Babak John, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.

    Dr. John Babak Orandi

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    incompatible kidney transplantation, antibody-mediated rejection

  • Porrett, Paige, M.D., Ph.D.

    Dr. Porrett

    Associate Professor of Surgery
    Director, VCA Transplantation, UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute
    Director, Clinical & Translational Research, UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute

    Areas of Interest
    Uterus transplantation, VCA transplantation, reproductive immunology, transplant immunology, pregnancy alloimmunization, renal function during pregnancy, living donor kidney transplantation, sex and race disparities in transplantation, transplantation tolerance

  • Reed, Rhiannon Deierhoi, MPH, DrPH

    Dr. Rhiannon Reed

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    organ transplant policy, dissemination and implementation science, healthcare utilization, qualitative and mixed methods research

  • Sheikh, Saulat Sajjad, M.B.B.S.

    Saulat Sajjad Sheikh, MBBS

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    liver transplantation, kidney transplantation, pediatric transplantation, live donor liver transplant, live donor kidney transplant, hepatobiliary surgery

     

  • Tao, Zhuo, M.D.

    Zhuo Tao, M.D.Instructor

    Areas of Interest
    organ transplant, BM/HSC transplant, transplant risk assessment, donor selection, recipient/donor pair selection, transplant outcome, engraftment monitoring, transplant organ rejection monitoring, HLA antibody detection/identification

     

  • Wang, Zheng-Yu, Ph.D.

    Zheng-Yu Wang, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    xenoimmunology, xenotransplantation, xenotransfusion, immunology

  • Yamamoto, Takayuki, M.D., Ph.D.

    Takayuki Yamamoto, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    abdominal transplantation, xenotransplantation

     

  • Young, Carlton J., M.D.

    Dr. Carlton Young

    Professor
    Director, Pancreas Transplantation
    Director, Pediatric Renal Transplantation (Children’s of Alabama)
    Assistant Dean for Medical Student Diversity and Inclusion

    Areas of Interest
    kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, pediatric renal transplantation, health disparities research