Penn Transplant Institute

Hand Transplant Physicians andTeam

The Penn Hand Transplant Program, based at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, is a joint venture of the Penn Transplant Institute, Penn Orthopaedics and Penn Plastic Surgery. The program works closely with the Gift of Life donor program and is under the direction of:

The Penn Hand Transplant multidisciplinary team includes:

  • Surgeons in:
    • Orthopaedics
    • Plastics
    • Transplantation
  • Transplant anesthesiologists
  • Nurses
  • Transplant nutritionists
  • Transplant pharmacists
  • Hand therapists
  • Immunology/tissue typing specialists
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Financial coordinators