Penn Transplant Institute

Pancreas Transplant Physicians and Teams

Penn Medicine's pancreas transplant program is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of specialists who manage patient care from the evaluation visit through the transplant procedure and postoperative care. The program's goal is to provide the best care and restore each patient ta full and productive life.

While primarily committed patient care, Penn's faculty members are also actively engaged in clinical and laboratory research designed to improve survival and quality of life for transplant recipients.

The following members of the pancreas transplant team are involved in patient care throughout the transplant process:

Pancreas Transplant Surgeons

Non-Physician Providers

  • Georgine Smith, MS, MHS, PA-C
  • Kelly Cederquist, MMSc, PA-C
Pancreas Transplant Nephrologists
Pancreas Transplant Coordinators
Social Workers
  • Jason Kim, MSW
  • Regina Miller, MSW
  • Elizabeth Spina, MSW
Financial Coordinators
  • Kara Hovatter
  • Tara Koslowski
Transplant Nutritionist
  • Tiffany Donahue, RD, LDN
Transplant Pharmacist
  • Jennifer Trofe-Clark, Pharm D., FAST, FCCP, BCPS
Transplant Outreach Coordinator
Clinical Director, Abdominal Organ Transplant
  • Geri Libetti, MSN, RN, CCTC
Manager, Transplant Outreach and Communication