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Sandra Heisterkamp, RN
The live donor coordinator supports and manages the care of living kidney donors. Call 619-547-8612.
Alejandra Munoz (live donor assistant)
The transplant assistants play a crucial role in orchestrating behind the scenes efforts to schedule appointments, collect and maintain medical records and assist in pre and post transplant care. Call 619-547-8612.
Christine Frederici Hines, LCSW (pre-transplant)
Kelli Swan-Vranish, MSW (post-transplant)
The kidney and pancreas transplant social workers help you handle challenges throughout the transplant process. They are your contacts for issues regarding housing, work, relocating, transportation assistance, state disability, medication assistance, community support and more. Call 619-564-8612.
Michael Misel, PharmD
Janice Sudaria-Kerr, PharmD
The pharmacists on the kidney and pancreas transplant team have extensive experience in the medications used to fight rejection, infection and keep you healthy. They will help monitor your medications while you are in the hospital and at clinic visits and will teach you about each of the medications you are taking. Call 619-471-0575.
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