Transplantation Surgery Team

Our experienced providers work together to offer you the best possible transplant experience. Meet the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Transplantation Surgery team, and learn about the roles our team members serve in your care experience.

Program leadership

Transplantation Surgery staff

Clinical team members

  • Heidi Holdsworth, LPN, Pre-Transplant Assistant
  • Meghan Rich, RN, Pre-Transplant Coordinator
  • Jessica Hazlett, RN, CCTC, Waitlist Coordinator
  • Anthony Parker, LPN, Post-Transplant Assistant
  • Brad Peduzzi, RN, MSN, Post-Transplant Coordinator
  • Joy Melo, MSW, Recipient Social Worker
  • Donna Hartford, RD, Transplant Dietician
  • Susan Littlepage, RPh, Transplant Pharmacist
  • Anastasia Gregg, RPh, Transplant Pharmacist
  • Michelle Blesso, RPh, Transplant Pharmacist
  • Cathy Pratt, RN, CCTC, Living Donation and Kidney Exchange Senior Coordinator
  • Corinne Fortune, MSW, Independent Living Donor Advocate and Living Donor Social Worker

Support team members

  • Roxanne Taylor, RN, MSN, CCTC, Transplant Administrator
  • Corey Cook, BA, Quality and Operations Manager
  • Deidra Simano, Financial Coordinator
  • Susan Van Schoick, Senior Clinical Secretary
  • Jo-Ann Dugdale, Senior Clinical Secretary

Transplantation Surgery providers

Michael C. Chobanian, MD

Transplantation Surgery

Areas of focus

  • Pediatric dialysis
  • Pediatric hypertension
  • Pediatric renal diseases
  • Kidney transplant
  • And 5 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Michael F. Daily, MD, MS, FACS

Transplantation Surgery

I take a holistic approach to treating patients and take my time with every patient. I try to see if there is a way forward that will get a patient to transplant. As patients get older or… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Adult and pediatric kidney transplant
  • Living donor kidney transplant
  • Pancreas transplant
  • Access to transplant
  • And 2 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Transplant surgeon team

Asha M. Zimmerman, MD

Transplantation Surgery

Areas of focus

  • Kidney transplantation
  • Liver surgery
  • Biliary surgery
  • Pancreatic surgery
  • And 6 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Transplant infectious disease team

Richard A. Zuckerman, MD, MPH

Infectious Disease and International Health

Areas of focus

  • Infections in immunocompromised persons
  • Transplant recipients and HIV patients

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Transplant cardiology team

Salvatore Philip Costa, MD

Cardiovascular Medicine

I help patients get back to active and meaningful lives without the worry of cardiac issues. I enjoy getting to know each patient and discussing what approach makes the most sense for the… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Valvular heart disease
  • Cardiac disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
  • Echocardiography

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Living donor nephrology team

Elizabeth J. Brant, MD

Nephrology and Hypertension

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Thomas M. Kaneko, MD

Nephrology and Hypertension

Areas of focus

  • Kidney donation
  • Acute renal failure
  • Chronic kidney disease

Locations

  • Lebanon

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