Expert Team

Cedars-Sinai is indeed fortunate to have the expertise of some of the world's leading Kidney and Pancreas transplant specialists.  

In addition to diagnosing and treating complex medical conditions and performing the multifaceted procedures associated with organ transplants, the staff at Cedars-Sinai is engaged in groundbreaking research that has advanced the field of medicine in many ways. Recognized for their expertise, members of our team are published widely in national and international scientific and medical journals.


Expert Team

Alagappan Annamalai, MD

Transplant Surgeon

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Joseph M. Kahwaji, MD, MPH

Transplant Nephrologist

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Elaine S. Kamil, MD

Clinical Director Pediatric Nephrology

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Irene Kim, MD

Surgeon Comprehensive Transplant Center

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Christopher Ng, MD

Urology

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Alice Peng, MD

Associate Director Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Center

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Dechu Puliyanda, MD

Pediatric Nephrology

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Rafael Villicana, MD

Associate Director Kidney Transplantation Comprehensive Transplant Center

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Ashley Anh Vo, PharmD

Administrative Director Transplant Immunotherapy Program

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Gordon Wu, MD

Director Transplant Immunobiology Laboratory

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