Meet our Abdominal Transplant Fellowship Graduates

Learn from our fellowship graduates:

How would you describe your Stanford University Abdominal Transplant Fellowship experience? 

 

Stanford is a perfect training environment that fosters surgical knowledge and confidence based on training exposure across multiple complimentary adult and pediatric transplant services staffed by the very best in the field.

- Okechukwu “OK” Ojogho, MD, MMM, FACS |  Fellowship: 1994-1996

Executive Medical Director, Transplant Services (Thoracic and Abdominal) | Chair, Dept. of Surgery Program and Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation | Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgeon | Providence Sacred Heart Medical center and Children’s Hospital, Spokane, WA. | Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA | Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital, Spokane, WA

Okechukwu “OK” Ojogho, MD, MMM, FACS

My transplant experience at Stanford empowered me with the knowledge of what can be made possible with innovative science and excellence in clinical care.

Maria Millan, MD |  Fellowship: 1998-1999

President and CEO of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Oakland, CA

Maria Millan, MD

Amy Lu, MD |  Fellowship: 1998-2000

Former Professor and Chief of Loyola University Transplant Program in Chicago

Amy Lu, MD

Learning from the best, striving for the best

- Wael A. O'Hali, MD, FRCSC |  Fellowship: 2000-2002

Deputy Chairman | Hepatobiliary Sciences & Organ Transplant Center | Consultant Hepatobiliary & Transplantation Surgeon | Consultant Pediatric Surgeon 

King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Wael A. O'Hali, MD, FRCSC

Pediatric transplant excellence

 - Dev M. Desai, MD, PhD, FACS |  Fellowship: 2001-2003

Regents Distinguished Scholar in Medical Research | Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Immunology | Director, Transplant Surgery Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center | Chief, Pediatric Transplantation, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas

Children's Medical Center, Solid Organ Transplant Program, Dallas, TX 

Dev M. Desai, MD, PhD, FACS

Competence, Confidence, Comradeship

- Linda Chen, MD, FACS |  Fellowship: 2002-2005

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Kidney/Pacreas Transplant, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami Transplant Institute

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

 

Linda Chen, MD, FACS

Throughout my two years at Stanford, I was lucky enough to have a mentor that had a profound impact on the pediatric surgeon I am today.

- Mona Beaunoyer, MD |  Fellowship: 2004-2006

Chief of Division of Pediatric Surgery

University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

Mona Beaunoyer, M.D.

Wide-ranging, Esprit de corps, Springboard

- Jason Vanatta, MD |  Fellowship: 2005-2007

Professor of Surgery | Endowed Chair in Liver Transplantation, University of Tennessee | Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation, James D. Eason Transplant Institute at the Methodist University Hospital

University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Jason Vanatta, MD

Opportunity, Family, Growth
“Dr. Esquivel provided me with unprecedented opportunity to obtain a masters degree in addition to my surgical training, which set the stage for my career as a clinician scientist

Daniela P. Ladner, MD, MPH, FACS |  Fellowship: 2006-2008

Professor of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery | Interim-Director Comprehensive Transplant Center | Associate Surgical Director Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery | Director Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative (NUTORC)

Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Daniela Ladner, MD, MPH, FACS

Challenging, Rewarding, Foundational

- Sophoclis P. Alexopoulos, MD, FACS |  Fellowship: 2007-2009

Associate Professor of Surgery | Chief, Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Sophoclis P. Alexopoulos, MD, FACS

Superb pediatric training

- Christine S. Hwang, MD, FACS  |  Fellowship: 2009-2011

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Transplantation | Surgical Director of Kidney Transplantation, Parkland Health and Hospital System

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Christine S. Hwang, MD, FACS

Technically unmatched

- Amy Gallo, MD  |  Fellowship: 2009-2011

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Abdominal Transplantation), Stanford University Medical Center | Director of the Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program | Surgical Director of the Alagille's Program at Stanford Children's

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Challenging, Cutting-edge, Exhilarating

 

 - Irene Kim, MD  |  Fellowship: 2010-2012

Associate Professor of Surgery | Co-Director, Comprehensive Transplant Center | Surgical Director | Kidney Transplant, Liver and Kidney Transplant Surgeon

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Irene Kim, MD

Mentorship, Fulfilling, Diverse experience

- B. Daniel Campos, MD |  Fellowship: 2011-2013

Director of the Pediatric Transplant Program, Auxilio Mutuo Transplant Center, Puerto Rico | Former Assistant Professor of Surgery, Emory University 

Auxilio Mutuo Transplant Center, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 

B. Daniel Campos, MD

Family, Dynamic, Fulfilling

- Jennifer Berumen, MD |  Fellowship: 2012-2014

Associate Professor of Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery UC San Diego | Surgical director of the living donor kidney program | Surgical director of Pediatric Kidney Transplant at Rady Childrens Hospital | Assistant Residency Program Director UC San Diego | Wellness director for UC San Diego Department of Surgery

University of Californina San Diego, San Diego, CA

Jennifer Berumen, MD

Excellence, Humility, Family

- Tsuyoshi Todo, MD  |  Fellowship: 2013-2015

Director, Fellowship in Abdominal Transplantation | Assistant Professor of Surgery

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Tsuyoshi Todo, MD

Humbling, Inspiring, Thoughtful

- Thomas Pham, MD  |  Fellowship: 2014-2016

Assistant Program Director of Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship, Surgery Core Clerkship Director

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 

Excellent technical training

- Jacqueline I. Lee, MD  |  Fellowship: 2015-2017

Multi-organ Transplant Surgeon

The Queen's Medical Center, Surgical Associates, Inc., General and Transplant Surgery, Honolulu, HI 

Jacqueline I. Lee, MD

Focus, Compassion, Precision

- Anji Wall, MD, PhD, FACS  |  Fellowship: 2016-2018

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Texas A&M University School of Medicine | Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center School of Medicine | Chief of the Section of Surgical Development, Baylor University Medical Center, Department of General Surgery | Vice Chair of Research, Baylor Sammons Transplant Institute

Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Anji Wall, MD, PhD, FACS

Comprehensive, Fulfilling, Exciting

- Neal Mineyev, MD  |  Fellowship: 2018-2020

Assistant Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery | Fellowship Director, Kidney Transplant and Vascular Access Program

University of California Davis, Davis, CA

Neal Mineyev, MD

Mentorship cultivating excellence

- Phoenix Vuong, MD  |  Fellowship: 2018-2020

Associate Staff Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic, Weston, FL

Phoenix Vuong, MD

Fellowship Graduates

Years of Fellowship

Initial job after fellowship

Okechukwu Ojogho, M.D.

1994-1996

Loma Linda University

Bernadette Guiroy, M.D.

1995-1996

Private Practice

Sean Cao, M.D.

1996-1998

General Surgeon, Private Practice

Maria Millan, M.D.

1998-1999

Stanford University

Amy Lu, M.D.

1998-2000

Georgetown University

Wael O’Hali, M.D.

2000-2002

King Fahad National Guard Hospital,
Saudi Arabia

Dev Desai, M.D., Ph.D.

2001-2003

Duke University

Linda Chen, M.D.

2002-2005

Loma Linda University

Hootan Roozrokh, M.D.

2003-2005

Kaiser Permanente – San Francisco

Mona Beaunoyer, M.D.

2004-2006

University of Montreal

Makoto Ogihara, M.D.

2005-2007

University of Hawaii

Jason Vanatta, M.D.

2005-2007

University of Tennessee, Memphis

Daniela Ladner, M.D.

2006-2008

Northwestern University

Sophoclis Alexopoulos, M.D.

2007-2009

University of Southern California

Arvand Elihu, M.D.

2008-2010

Loma Linda University

Amy Gallo, M.D.

2009-2011

Stanford University

Christine Hwang, M.D.

2009-2011

Univ of Texas, Southwestern –Dallas

Irene Kim, M.D.

2010-2012

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA

B. Daniel Campos, M.D.

2011-2013

Emory University

Jennifer Berumen, M.D.

2012-2014

University of California San Diego

Elyssa Feinberg, M.D.

2012-2014

Eden Valley Medical Ctr/Sutter Health, CA

Tsuyoshi Todo, M.D.

2013-2015

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA

Thomas Pham, M.D.

2014-2016

University of Southern California

Jacqueline Lee, M.D.

2015-2017

University of Hawaii

David Cha, M.D.

2016-2018

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple, Tx

Anji Wall, M.D.

2016-2018

Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas, Tx

Felix Lee, M.D.

2017-2019

University of Hawaii

Neal Mineyev, M.D.

2018-2020

University of California Davis

Phoenix Vuong, M.D.

2018-2020

Cleveland Clinic Florida