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Northwestern Memorial's living donor physicians and surgeons are dedicated to improving the quality of life for their patients. Individually, the team members are among the most experienced and respected medical professionals in the world, having developed and refined many advanced medical and surgical procedures. Together, they provide a unique resource for physicians and patients who require comprehensive, state-of-the-art care.

Surgical Physicians

Michael Abecassis MD (Division Chief)
Talia Baker, MD
Juan Carlos Caicedo, MD
Jonathan Fryer, MD
Daniela Ladner, MD, MPH
Joseph Leventhal, MD, PhD
Anton Skaro, MD, PhD
Jason Wertheim, MD

Medical Physicians


Steven Flamm, MD
Daniel Ganger, MD
Richard Green, MD
Anne Henkel, MD
Sean Koppe, MD
Laura Kulik, MD
Josh Levitsky, MD
Mary Rinella, MD

Transplant Nephrologists

M. Javeed Ansari, MBBS, MRCP (UK)
Lorenzo Gallon, MD
Bing Ho, MD, MPH
John Friedewald, MD
Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD

Transplant Nurse Coordinators & Clinic Support


Nicole Beauvais, PA
Denae DeCrescenzo, RN
Maria Hendricks, RN
Judith Stein, RN
Emily Warren, RN
Keith Wszolek, RN
Juanita Bell
Arlett Flores
Colleen Glavanovits
Minerva Tamayo
Sharon Wallace


Lori Clark, RN
Nina Kay, RN
Sharon Polensky, RN
Raquel Berven
Markesha Mills
Shiriane Tate
Karen Zaremba

Last UpdateFebruary 19, 2014


For more information about Kidney Living Donor please call 312-695-0828.

For more information about Liver Living Donor please call 312-695-0870.