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.


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 Clinic Location

San Antonio Abdominal Transplant

Texas Transplant Institute at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
8201 Ewing Halsell Dr, Mezzanine
San Antonio, TX 78229
Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Clinic (210) 575-8425
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