Medical Team

TRANSPLANT HEPATOLOGISTS

LEE PENG, MD, PHD
Chief, Division of Hepatology and Associate Medical Director of Liver Transplantation, Temple University Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine
EDUCATION: Harvard Medical School
TRAINING: Fellowship, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Fellowship, Gastroenterology (Clinical and Research), Massachusetts General Hospital; Fellowship, Medicine (Research), Harvard Medical School; Residency, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
CERTIFICATION: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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ABDULLAH M. S. AL-OSAIMI, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF
Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Novel non-invasive techniques for assessing liver fibrosis including fibrocyte levels and magnetic resonance spectroscopy; fatty liver disease; treatment of Hepatitis C in the pre- and post-transplant setting
EDUCATION: MBBS, King Saud University School of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
TRAINING: Fellowship, Liver Transplantation Hepatology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA; Fellowship, The Saudi Council of Gastroenterology Fellowship, Saudi Council of Health Specialties, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Fellowship, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Residency, Internal Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
CERTIFICATIONS: Liver Transplant Hepatology

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TRANSPLANT SURGEONS

ANTONIO DI CARLO, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC
Chief of Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Transplantation of liver, kidney, and pancreas; multivisceral transplant surgery; laparoscopic and single incision laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy and adrenalectomy; liver resection; biliary reconstruction, adrenal surgery
MEDICAL SCHOOL: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
TRAINING: Fellowship, Transplant Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI; Fellowship, Experimental Surgery (Research), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Residency, General Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
CERTIFICATIONS: General Surgery
VIDEO: Antonio Di Carlo, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC - Temple Abdominal Organ Transplant Program

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ANDREAS KARACHRISTOS, MD, PhD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery, renal and pancreas transplantation, general surgery on the end-organ failure patient
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Crete School of Medicine (Greece)
TRAINING: Organ Transplantation/Hepatobiliary Surgery fellowship, University of Cincinnati; General surgery residency, Temple University Hospital
CERTIFICATIONS: Surgery
PUBLICATION LISTING: PubMed

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SUNIL S. KARHADKAR, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation; molecular mechanisms of injury repair and renewal and their links to organ regeneration and oncogenesis,
AV fistulas, vascular access for dialysis, laparoscopic peritoneal dialysis
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
TRAINING: Fellowship, Abdominal Organ Transplantation Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center; Fellowship, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Molecular Pathology Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Residency, General Surgery, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore; Residency, General Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital; Residency, General Surgery, Urology, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India

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KELVIN KWAN N. LAU, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation; hepatobiliary surgery; liver cancer research; surgical technology development; outcomes research for organ transplantation
MEDICAL SCHOOL: State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine (Stony Brook, NY)
TRAINING: General Surgery residency, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY; Multi-Organ Transplantation fellowship, The Dumont-UCLA Liver Transplant Center, Los Angeles, CA; Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery fellowship, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
CERITIFICATION: Surgery

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INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGIST

GARY S. COHEN, MD
Professor, Vascular/Interventional Radiology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Interim Chair of Radiology and Radiologist-in-Chief, Temple University Hospital
SPECIALTIES: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
MEDICAL SCHOOL: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
TRAINING: Vascular/Interventional Radiology fellowship, Temple University Hospital; Radiology residency, Temple University Hospital
CERTIFICATIONS: Vascular and Interventional Radiology

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