TRAINING

Fellowship Directors

2018- 

John Fung MD PhD/Piotr Witkowski MD PhD

 

2012-2018 

John Renz MD PhD,

SUNY Downstate Health Science University,

Brooklyn , NY 

2000- 2012 

Michael Millis MD

University of Chicago, IL

Current Transplant Surgery Fellows 

Angelica Perez

Gutierrez MD 

2017-2019

Ragheed Saoud MD 
2018-2019

Dr. Perez Gutierrez came to us as fully trained general surgeon from Mexico City and also after her 2 years of research fellowship in transplantation at University of Pittsburg. Once accomplished 2 year ASTS fellowship with us, she has stayed with us for 1 year fellowship in pancreatic islet transplantation. 

Dr. Saoud came as a fully trained urologist from Lebanon. 

He accomplished with us 1 year of training in kidney and pancreas transplantation and then pursed his fellowship in urologic oncology and robotic surgery with Dr. Shalhav at our Institution.

All the best Ragheed. 

Braden Juengel M MD 

2017-2019

Kumar Jayant MD PhD
2020- 2022 

Dr. Juengel joined us following  his general surgery residency training at University of Illinois Medical Center. Welcome!

Dr. Jayant was trained in India and UK, where obtained his PhD in hepatobiliary surgery. He matched through ASTS matching system. We are looking forward to having Kumar on board!

Conferences and Workshops

  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Workshop, August 2019, Houston TX (Dr. Perez=Gutierrez)

 

  • Annual AST Fellows Symposium, September 2019 (for first year fellows) (Dr.Juengel)

 

  • Annual ASTS Surgical Fellows Symposium , October, 2019, (for second year fellows), (Dr Jungel)

  • Winter ASTS Symposium, Miami, FL, January 2020. (Dr Perez- Gutierrez)

  • American Transplant Congress, May 2020 ​, (Dr Perez- Gutierrez)

Fellow's Publications

  • Lee JC, Olaitan OK, Lopez-Soler R, Renz JF, Millis JM, Gottlieb LJ. Expanding the envelope: the posterior rectus sheath-liver vascular composite allotransplant. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Feb; 131(2): 209e-218e.

  • Ragab A, Lopez-Soler R, Oto A, Testa G. Correlation between 3D-MRCP and intra-operative findings in right liver donors. Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2013 Feb;2(1):7-13. 

  • Byam J, Renz J, Millis JM. Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2013 Feb;2(1):22-30. 

  • Mao Y, Yang H, Xu H, Lu X, Sang X, Du S, Zhao H, Chen W, Xu Y, Chi T, Yang Z, Cai J, Li H, Chen J, Zhong S, Mohanti SR, Lopez-Soler R, Millis JM, Huang J, Zhang H. Golgi protein 73 (GOLPH2) is a valuable serum marker for hepatocellular carcinoma. Gut. 2010 Dec; 59(12):1687-93. 

Fellow's Presentations 

  • Bachul P, Perez Gutierrez RA, Saoud R, Juengel B, Grybowski D, Witkowski P. Successful transplantation of the kidney graft with 5 arteries and intimal dissection injury- 9 year follow up. Winter ASTS Symposium, Miami, FL 2020 Jan

  • Perez Gutierrez RA, Baker T, Becker YT, Witkowski P, Fung J.  A,  Simultaneous Heart/Liver/Kidney Transplant : The Challenge Is In The Choreography. Winter ASTS Symposium, Miami, FL 2020.

  • Perez Gutierrez RA, Witkowski P, Dana D, Sekar P, Chang A, Cummings R, Fung J. Only vascular condition at reperfusion biopsy predicts graft outcome.  ASTS Meeting, Miami, FL 2020.

Previous Transplant Fellows

2014-2015  

Omar Hussain MD

2012-2014 

Jerome Byam MD,

United Medical Center, Washington DC

2011- 2013 

Qi Li MD

2010- 2012 

Oyedolamu K Olaitan MD

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

2009- 2011

Raynold Lopez-Soler MD PhD

Albany Medical Center, NY

 

2008-2010

Bejon T Maneckshama MD

Hartford Hospital Medical Center, CT

 

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Transplantation Institute

Clinical  Research Center

 

Islet and Kidney Transplantation

Manager, Lindsay Basto RN MSN 

Lindsay.Basto@uchospitals.edu

tel. (773) 702-2504

fax (773) 926-0671

 

Islet and Cell Processing and Research

Manager, Karolina Golab, PhD

kgolab@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu


Transplantation Institute

University of Chicago Medicine

5841 S. Maryland Avenue

MC 5026, J-517

Chicago IL 60637

Polish-American Transplant Center

Clinical Coordinator

Patrycja Ulijaszyk RN 

Patrycja.Ulijaszyk@uchospitals.edu

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