News : 2013 : February

Shivam Joshi, M.D.

Miami Transplant Institute Study Explains Disparities in Kidney Transplant Waitlist

In a study that is prompting a new education campaign for South Florida patients with chronic kidney disease, researchers at the Miami Transplant Institute have found that black and Hispanic patients with end stage renal disease remain on dialysis significantly longer than non-Hispanic whitepatients before being waitlisted for a transplant.

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Rodrigo Vianna, M.D.

Pioneering Surgeon Rodrigo Vianna, M.D., Named Director of Miami Transplant Institute

Rodrigo Vianna, M.D., one of the world’s most experienced multiorgan transplant surgeons, has been named Director of Transplant Services and Chief of Liver and Gastrointestinal Transplant at the Miami Transplant Institute, a collaborative program between the Miller School of Medicne and Jackson Memorial Hospital.

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