The Liver Transplant Team at Cleveland Clinic is comprised of surgeons, liver transplant physicians, coordinators, nurses, social workers and a vast network of people and resources to make the liver transplant process as smooth as possible.

Liver Transplant Center Leadership

Liver Transplant Surgeons

Liver Transplant Hepatology

Hepatology Advanced Practice Providers

Liver Transplant Advanced Practice Providers


  • Karen Kerepesi, PA-C
  • April Waby, PA-C
  • Karen Kirkwood, PA-C
  • Elizabeth Lennon, PA-C
  • D’Antoni Klein, PA-C
  • Evgeniya Ollis, PA-C
  • Lauren Lux, PA-C
  • Allison Gmelich, PA-C 


  • Meagan Reynolds, CNP
  • Jessica Siudowski, CNP

Liver Transplant Coordinators

Clinical Nurse Manager

  • Katey Hellickson, RN, BSN, CCTC

Pre-Transplant Coordinators

  • Krista Colas, RN
  • Amy McFarlin, RN, BSN
  • Barb Mastroianni RN, MSN, CCTC
  • Michelle Monaco, RN
  • Lori Pulice, RN, BSN, CCTC
  • Natasha Rush, RN, BSN
  • Anastasia Sobotka, RN, BSN, CCTC
  • Jean Morgano, RN, BSN

Post Liver Transplant Coordinators

  • Cassandra Bray, RN, BSN, CCTC
  • Katie Brigden, RN, BSN
  • James Filisky, RN, BSN
  • Glenn Foster, RN, BSN, CCTC
  • Gretchen Garibaldi, RN, BSN, CCTC
  • Morgan Gordon, RN, BSN, CCTC
  • Molly Nikolic, RN, BSN, CCTC
  • Tracey Raleigh, RN, BSN, CCTC
  • Suzanne McFeaters, RN, BSN
  • Kendi Comer, RN, BSN

Living Donor & Pediatrics

Independent Living Donor Advocate

  • Brandy Mahne, LSW

Living Liver Donor

  • Maura George, RN, BSN, CCTC


  • James Filinsky, RN, BSN
  • Natasha Rush, RN, BSN

Living Donor Program Coordinator

  • Jennifer Conkey

Liver Transplant Program Coordinators

  • Bartholomew Evans
  • Joanne Howser
  • Simone Spearmint
  • Charlotte Tate

Liver Transplant Social Work

  • Courtney Hale, LISW
  • Elizabeth Hooley, LISW, CCTSW
  • Lisa Smith, LISW, CCTSW
  • Meghan Reagan, LISW

Liver Transplant Patient Financial Advocate

  • Brenda Beaudoin
  • Justine Blocksom
  • Megan Leslie

Research Coordinator

  • Mary Bilancini
  • Erlind Allkushi

Support Staff