Meet the Team

Welcome to the Kidney Transplant Rotation at the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute

Meet the Team

Staff Transplant Nephrologists:

Dr. Catherine Staffeld-Coit (Medical Director)

Dr. Pinky Patel

Dr. Jorge Garces

Dr. Zohreh Soltani

Transplant Surgery Fellows:

  • Dr. Narendra Batulla, 2nd year
  • Dr. Lucia DeGregorio, 1st year

General Nephrology Fellowship coordinator:

  • Ingrid Sanchez: Nephrology Department Clinic Tower, 5th floor
  • Transplant Administrative Coordinator: Darrolyn Turner: Brent House, 3rd floor

Transplant Surgery Physicians:

Dr. George Loss (Director) Dr. Ari Cohen (Surgical Director)
Dr. David Bruce Dr. Ian Carmody
Dr. John Seal Dr. Emily Ahmed
Dr. Humberto Bohorquez Dr. Dennis Sonnier

Transplant Coordinators:

  • Erin Goodrow: (hospital coordinator: In charge of education and discharge planning for the KTS patient-1st year post-transplant)
  • Darianne Nelson: (hospital coordinator and discharge planning for donors and KTM patients: >1 year post-transplant)
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