Our surgical specialists in the Division of Transplantation Surgery are experts in their field of abdominal transplant surgery (kidney, liver and pancreas transplants) and lead the country with advanced care, progressive research and innovative education. Read more about these leaders.

Our Leaders


Kenneth Washburn, MD

Executive Director, Comprehensive Transplant Center; Chief, Division of Transplantation Surgery

Brenda Cuson, PhD, MBA

Brenda Cuson, PhD, MBA

Administrator, Division of Transplantation Surgery


Amer Rajab, MD, PhD

Surgical Director, Kidney, Pancreas and Islet Transplantation


Sylvester Black, MD, PhD

Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation; Associate Co-Director, COPPER Laboratory


Ashley Limkemann, MD, MPH

Director, Transplant Surgery Fellowship

Our People

Our People