Transplant Center

Heart Transplant Team

  • Craig Selzman, MD (Surgical Director)–UNOS Primary Surgeon
  • Josef Stehlik, MD (Medical Director)–UNOS Primary Physician

Surgical Staff

  • David Bull, MD
  • Amit Patel, MD
  • Georges Desjardins, MD, Cardiac Anesthesiology
  • Lisa Rollman, RN, Cardiothoracic Surgery CNC
  • Marv Stoddard, SA, Cardiothoracic Surgical Assistant

Medical Staff

  • Edward M. Gilbert, MD, HF/Transplant Cardiology
  • Feras Bader, MD, HF/Transplant Cardiology
  • Robert Pendleton, MD, Director, Stroke Program
  • Stephen Bekanich, MD, Palliative Care Medicine
  • Kirk Volkman, APRN, HF/Transplant Cardiology

Nurse Coordinators

  • Jennifer Colarruso, VAD Coordinator
  • Michele Johnson, Heart Transplant Coordinator
  • Ashley McCormick, VAD Bioengineer
  • Bill Perry, VAD Coordinator
  • Le Ann Stamos, RN, MS, Heart Transplant Coordinator
  • Jeniffer Strege, VAD Coordinator
  • Camilla Vargas, VAD Coordinator