About our Team

About our Team

A Team Approach

The Lung Transplant Team at Cleveland Clinic is specially trained in meeting the needs of lung transplant patients. The team is committed to providing comprehensive care in a compassionate setting. The Lung Transplant Team members include:

  • Transplant surgeons
  • Transplant pulmonologists
  • Infectious disease team
  • Pharmacologists
  • Transplant coordinators
  • Transplant fellows and residents
  • Registered nurses
  • Nursing assistants
  • Dietitians
  • Social Workers
  • Financial counselors
  • Physical therapists
Physicians Team Members

Team Members

Pre-Transplant Coordinators

  • Kathleen A. Johnson RN, BSN
  • Kerry Kramer, RN, BSN
  • Sara Tiller, RN, BSN
  • Ashley Martinovik CNP

Donor Coordinators

  • Sara Williams, MSBS, CPTC
  • Shawn Petrarca, RT
  • Melissa Alt, MSBS, CPTC
  • Jocelyn Piskach, BSN, RN
  • Molly Kraynik, BSN, RN
  • Katelyn Brown, RT

Post-Transplant Coordinators

  • Nora Herceg, RN, MSN
  • Cat Ailoae, BSN, RN
  • Louise Ratkovsky, BSN, RN
  • Kristy Hoffman, BSN, RN
  • Robin Blanco, BSN, RN
  • Shannon Finnegan, BSN, RN
  • Ashley Moore, BSN, RN
  • Catherine Brusko, BSN, RN

APRN/PA Practitioners

  • Ashley Martinovik, CNP
  • Kathy Hogan, PA-C
  • Elizabeth Ramnytz, CNP
  • Jessica Der, CNP
  • Julia Ripepi PA-C
  • Leah Parenti PA- C

Transplant Social Work

  • Beth Hyland, LISW
  • Nicole Reagan, LISW
  • Sara Hill, LISW

Administrative Program Coordinators

  • Michelle Harbeitner
  • Shani May
  • Ronda Evans

Pharmacokinetics Specialist

  • Kristin Neuhaus, Pharm D
  • Katie Rudzik, Pharm D

Pulmonary Rehab Coordinator

  • Scott Marlow, RTT