Pediatric Liver Transplant Surgeons & Doctors

The following physicians and advanc​ed practice nurses specialize in liver transplantation. Please note, not all of our specialists are available at every location. Select their names to learn more about their special interest areas and locations. ​

Liver Transplant Specialists

Riccardo A. Superina, MD

Division Head, Transplant Surgery; Co-Director, Siragusa Transplantation Center; Surgical Director, Intestinal and Liver Transplant Programs; Robert E. Schneider Chair in Transplantation; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Catherine A. Chapin, MD

Medical Director, Hepatology & Liver Transplant; Attending Physician, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Estella M. Alonso, MD

Medical Director, The Siragusa Transplantation Center; Sally Burnett Searle Professorship in Pediatric Transplantation

Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition) and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lee M. Bass, MD

Clinical Practice Director and Director of Endoscopy, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Juan C. Caicedo, MD, FACS

Attending Physician, Transplant Surgery

Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Batul Kaj-Carbaidwala, MD

Attending Physician, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Satish Nadig, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Transplant Surgery

Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation), Microbiology-Immunology and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Vinayak Rohan, MD

Attending Physician, Transplant Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Bridget A. Whitehead, MD

Attending Physician, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Valeria C. Cohran, MD

Medical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation; Attending Physician, Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Alyssa A. Kriegermeier, MD

Attending Physician, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Nurse Coordinators

Nutritionists

Organ Procurement Coordinators

Wendy Kazlusky

Kelsey McCauley

Ryan Mitchell

Cara Moulesong

Liver Transplant Support Staff

Jesse Bonaguro, MSW, LCSW

Social Worker

Justina Hathi, PharmD

Natalia Jasiak, PharmD

Maria Robles

ParentWISE coordinator, Siragusa Transplantation Center

Agnes Szarek, PharmD