We are a comprehensive team of specialists who work collaboratively to provide our patients the best care possible.
transplant surgeons at Lahey are board certified and have extensive experience
in all aspects of the surgical care of transplant patients. They also manage
immunosuppressive medication following transplantation and monitor patients for
the development of rejection.
transplant surgeons work collaboratively with other members of the transplant
team and enlist their expertise when appropriate. The surgeons also perform
non-transplant hepatobiliary surgery and general surgery in transplant
hepatologists are physicians who specialize in liver disease both before and
after liver transplantation. Our hepatologists are experts in the treatment of
pre- and post-transplant hepatitis B and C, autoimmune liver diseases and
hereditary liver diseases.
addition, they perform liver biopsies and procedures to ensure that bile ducts
are functioning properly. Our hepatologists also specialize in the management
of complications associated with immunosuppression.
nephrologists are physicians who specialize in kidney disease both before and
after kidney transplantation. They are experts in managing hypertension and
regulating fluid retention.
nephrologists also specialize in immunosuppression management and the
complications associated with renal failure and kidney transplantation.
are physicians who specialize in treating disorders of the liver and digestive
systems. In addition, Drs. Burns and Robson evaluate living liver donor
candidates to ensure that each can safely donate a portion of their liver
without placing themselves at risk.
These physicians have no part in the care of potential transplant
As leaders in transplant medicine, our researchers work to find ways to make the transplantation process even more successful and efficient for patients.