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. 

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 program's goal is to provide the best care and restore each patient ta full and productive life.

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 Endocrinologist

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
  • David Johnson

Transplant Outreach Coordinator

Clinical Director, Abdominal Organ Transplant

  • Geri Libetti, MSN, RN, CCTC

Manager, Transplant Outreach and Communication

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