Kidney Transplant Program | Meet Our Team

Nancy Rodig, MD

Nancy Rodig, MD

Medical Director, KidneyTransplant Program; Assistant in Medicine, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Heung Bae Kim, MD

Heung Bae Kim, MD

Director, Pediatric Transplant Center; Surgical Director, Kidney Transplant Program; Surgical Director, Liver, Intestine and Multivisceral Transplant Programs, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Khashayar Vakili MD

Khashayar Vakili, MD

Assistant, Department of Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Michael A.  Ferguson

Michael A. Ferguson, MD

Director, Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program; Director, Renal Hypertension Program; Co-Director, Center for Midaortic Syndrome and Renovascular Hypertension; Assistant in Medicine (Nephrology), Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Michael Somers, MD

Michael J.G. Somers, MD

Attending Physician in Medicine; Director, Clinical Services, Division of Nephrology; Medical Director, Renal Dialysis Unit, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Richard Yu, MD, PhD

Richard N. Yu, MD, PhD

Director, Robotic Surgery Program; Director, Transplant Urology; Director, Fertility Preservation Program; Associate, Department of Urology, Assistant Professor in Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School
Courtney Loper RN MSN CPNP

Courtney Loper, MSN, RN, CPNP

Kidney Transplant Coordinator,
Jennifer Gilarde PharmD

Jennifer Gilarde, PharmD

Transplant Clinical Pharmacy Specialist,
 Alison Burns, MS, CCLS

Alison Burns, MS, CCLS

Certified Child Life Specialist,
Robyn Snyder MS CCLS

Robyn Snyder, MS, CCLS

Child Life Specialist,
Kristine McKenna, PhD

Kristine McKenna, PhD

Attending Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry; Associate in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Roberta Hoffman, MSW, LICSW

Roberta Hoffman, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker, Division of Nephrology,
Matt Paek, MSW, LICSW

Matthew Paek, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker, Pediatric Transplant Center,
Leslie Spaneas RN MPH

Leslie Spaneas, MPH, RN, CCRP

Research Staff Nurse,
Sandra Burchett

Sandra Burchett, MD, MSc

Senior Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Director, Children's Hospital AIDS Program (CHAPS); Director, Immunocompromised Host Service, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Courtney Gidengil

Courtney Gidengil, MD, MPH

Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Part-Time), Harvard Medical School
Julia R. Koehler, MD

Julia R. Koehler, MD

Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Catherine Lachenauer

Catherine Lachenauer, MD

Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Director, Infectious Diseases Outpatient Practice, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Ofer Levy

Ofer Levy, MD, PhD

Director, Precision Vaccines Program; Senior Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases , Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Kristin L. Moffitt, MD

Kristin Moffitt, MD

Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Tanvi Sharma

Tanvi S. Sharma, MD, MPH

Clinical Director/Associate Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases; Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program; Co-Director of Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Transplant Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Jorge J. Velarde, MD, PhD

Jorge Velarde, MD, PhD

Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Angela Perry

Angela Perry,

Financial Coordinator,

Chase Samsel, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry; Associate Training Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School