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The Texas Transplant Institute's multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care includes highly skilled physicians, advanced practice nurses, transplant coordinators, dietitians, social workers, pharmacists, and other caregivers dedicated to the care of transplant candidates, recipients, and donors. The patient and their referring physician is an integral part of the transplant team as well.

Our physicians are affiliated with the Texas Transplant Physician Group serving patients at Texas Transplant Institute, a Department of Methodist Hospital.

Adult Blood Cancer & Stem Cell Transplant

Transplant Coordinators

Registered nurses with expertise in assessing the needs and coordination of care of bone marrow transplant and blood cancer patients, and provide support to patients and their families during the treatment process. These coordinators serve as the patient's main contact for questions from start of care throughout the entire treatment process.

Social Workers

Available for evaluation and supportive counseling for patients and their families throughout the phases of transplant. If information is needed regarding local housing, fundraising and other transplant resources, the transplant social worker is the key contact. Social Workers also assist with psychosocial evaluations, initial insurance evaluations, and assistance with medications.

Dietitian

Evaluates patients nutritional status before transplant, and provides education and assistance with nutritional needs before and after the transplant.

Psychologist

A licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the psychosocial needs of patients and their families. The psychologist is available to patients and their family members throughout the transplant process to provide emotional support and ideas for coping with transplant-related stress.

Financial Coordinator

Helps patients understand the cost of transplantation, their individual transplant benefits and the overall transplant financial process that is required for all patients. The financial coordinator is available to answer questions about insurance coverage and to assist patients in identifying financial resources.

Administrative and Support Staff

Schedules evaluation, follow-up appointments, surgeries, and ensures all appropriate forms needed before and after transplantation are successfully completed.

Heart Failure and Transplant

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

Registered nurses with expertise in transplantation, ventricular assist devices, and pulmonary hypertension specially trained to care and provide support for patients and their families before and after transplantation. These coordinators serve as the patient's main contact for questions from the time of their evaluation throughout the entire transplant process.

Social Worker

Available for evaluation and supportive counseling for patients and their families throughout the phases of transplant. If information is needed regarding local housing, fundraising and other transplant resources, the transplant social worker is the key contact. Social Workers also assist with psychosocial evaluations, initial insurance evaluations, and assistance with medications.

Dietitian

Evaluates patients nutritional status before transplant, and provides education and assistance with nutritional needs before and after the transplant.

Financial Coordinator

Helps patients understand the cost of transplantation, their individual transplant benefits and the overall transplant financial process that is required for all patients. The financial coordinator is available to answer questions about insurance coverage and to assist patients in identifying financial resources.

Administrative and Support Staff

Schedules evaluation, follow-up appointments, surgeries, and ensures all appropriate forms needed before and after transplantation are successfully completed.

Kidney Transplant

  • Adam W. Bingaman, MD, PhD
    Director, Abdominal Organ Transplantation
    Director, Live Donor Kidney Transplant Program
    Director, Renal Transplant Research Program
    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon
  • Luke Y. Shen, MD
    Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon
  • Matthias H. Kapturczak, MD, PhD
    Medical Director, Kidney Transplant Program
    Transplant Nephrologist
  • Eric G. Treat, MD
    Kidney Transplant Surgeon
  • Francis H. Wright, Jr, MD
    Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

Pre-Transplant, In-patient, and Post-Transplant Coordinators are registered nurses specially trained to care and provide support for patients and their families before and after transplantation. These coordinators serve as the patient's main contact for questions from the time of their evaluation throughout the entire transplant process.

Social Worker

Available for evaluation and supportive counseling for patients and their families throughout the phases of transplant. If information is needed regarding local housing, fundraising and other transplant resources, the transplant social worker is the key contact. Social Workers also assist with psychosocial evaluations, initial insurance evaluations, and assistance with medications.

Dietitian

Evaluates patients nutritional status before transplant, and provides education and assistance with nutritional needs before and after the transplant.

Financial Coordinator

Helps patients understand the cost of transplantation, their individual transplant benefits and the overall transplant financial process that is required for all patients. The financial coordinator is available to answer questions about insurance coverage and to assist patients in identifying financial resources.

Living Donor Advocate

The advocate assists living donors in making informed decisions, while balancing external pressures involved in the donation process. The advocate is a representative of the transplant program but is not a part of the kidney recipient evaluation team, and will work only with the donor to keep their welfare as their primary concern.

Administrative and Support Staff

Schedules evaluation, follow-up appointments, surgeries, and ensures all appropriate forms needed before and after transplantation are successfully completed.

Liver Disease and Transplant

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

Pre-Transplant, In-patient, and Post-Transplant Coordinators are registered nurses specially trained to care and provide support for patients and their families before and after transplantation. These coordinators serve as the patient's main contact for questions from the time of their evaluation throughout the entire transplant process.

Social Worker

Available for evaluation and supportive counseling for patients and their families throughout the phases of transplant. If information is needed regarding local housing, fundraising and other transplant resources, the transplant social worker is the key contact. Social Workers also assist with psychosocial evaluations, initial insurance evaluations, and assistance with medications.

Dietitian

Evaluates patients nutritional status before transplant, and provides education and assistance with nutritional needs before and after the transplant.

Financial Coordinator

Helps patients understand the cost of transplantation, their individual transplant benefits and the overall transplant financial process that is required for all patients. The financial coordinator is available to answer questions about insurance coverage and to assist patients in identifying financial resources.

Administrative and Support Staff

Schedules evaluation, follow-up appointments, surgeries, and ensures all appropriate forms needed before and after transplantation are successfully completed.

Pancreas Transplant

  • Adam W. Bingaman, MD, PhD
    Director, Abdominal Organ Transplantation
    Director, Live Donor Kidney Transplant Program
    Director, Renal Transplant Research Program
    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon
  • Luke Y. Shen, MD
    Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon
  • Francis H. Wright, Jr, MD
    Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

Pre-Transplant, In-patient, and Post-Transplant Coordinators are registered nurses specially trained to care and provide support for patients and their families before and after transplantation. These coordinators serve as the patient's main contact for questions from the time of their evaluation throughout the entire transplant process.

Social Worker

Available for evaluation and supportive counseling for patients and their families throughout the phases of transplant. If information is needed regarding local housing, fundraising and other transplant resources, the transplant social worker is the key contact. Social Workers also assist with psychosocial evaluations, initial insurance evaluations, and assistance with medications.

Dietitian

Evaluates patients nutritional status before transplant, and provides education and assistance with nutritional needs before and after the transplant.

Financial Coordinator

Helps patients understand the cost of transplantation, their individual transplant benefits and the overall transplant financial process that is required for all patients. The financial coordinator is available to answer questions about insurance coverage and to assist patients in identifying financial resources.

Administrative and Support Staff

Schedules evaluation, follow-up appointments, surgeries, and ensures all appropriate forms needed before and after transplantation are successfully completed.

Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant