A Team Approach

The Kidney Transplant Team at Cleveland Clinic is specially trained in meeting the needs of kidney transplant patients. The team is committed to providing comprehensive care in a compassionate setting.

The Kidney Transplant Team members include:

  • Transplant Surgeons
  • Transplant Nephrologists
  • Transplant Coordinators
  • Transplant Fellows and Residents
  • Social Workers
  • Transplant Program Assistants
  • Financial Counselors
  • Dietitians
  • Transplant Psychiatrist
  • Transplant Pharmacists
  • Transplant Bioethics
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nursing Assistants

Additional consultants may also include:

  • Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine or Surgery
  • Endocrinology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Pulmonology

The following Cleveland Clinic Transplant Center doctors and staff specialize in Kidney Transplant:

Kidney Transplant Program Leadership

  • Surgical Director: Alvin Wee, MD
  • Medical Director, Kidney Transplantation: Emilio Poggio, MD
  • Clinical Nurse Manager: Tracy Evans-Walker, RN, MSN, CNP, CCTC

Kidney Transplant Program Surgeons

Kidney Transplant Program Physicians