Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation

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Columbia’s Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation is dedicated to leading the field of liver, intestinal, kidney and pancreas transplant surgery through top-quality clinical care, academic excellence, and pioneering research.

Patient Care

Our Division proudly runs some of the largest and most successful transplant programs in the country. Our Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation leads the region in liver transplants for both adult and pediatric patients, and it is an international leader in multi-organ and ex-vivo transplant. Our Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program features world-renowned experts who have pioneered efforts to reduce waiting times and remove barriers to transplantation. If you are looking for treatment for yourself or a loved one, please visit our clinical care sites to learn more:

Center for Liver Disease And Transplantation
Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program Patient Site

Education & Training

We are deeply committed to the education and training of the next generation of great transplant doctors. We offer several different fellowship programs and host CME activities for professionals at all levels. Learn more about our various educational initiatives:

Transplant Surgery Fellowship
Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
Continuing Medical Education Events


We are constantly looking for new ways to improve transplant care. To that end, we created the Transplant Clinical Research Core (TCRC) as a multidisciplinary intellectual focus for all transplant researchers at Columbia by bringing the Basic Science, Translational Science, Clinical Research and multidisciplinary clinical departments together. The goals of our doctors and specialists are to make transplants safer and more widely available by both improving upon existing treatments and developing new medical breakthroughs. Learn more about how we do this:

About Our Research
Current Trials


Dr Jean Emond, MDJean C. Emond, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery

Liver & Abdominal Organ Transplant

Dr Tomoaki KatoTomoaki Kato, MD
Chief, Abdominal Organ Transplantation

Dr Jason Hawksworth

Jason Hawksworth, MD


Dr Hautien Peter LiouPeter Liou, MD


Dr Nathaly Llore

Nathaly P. Llore, MD

Dr Abhishek MathurAbhishek Mathur, MD


Dr Pooja K. ReddyPooja K. Reddy, MD


Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Surgery

Dr Lloyd E. RatnerLloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH
Chief, Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation

Dr. Rodrigo SandovalRodrigo Sandoval, MD


Dr Joshua WeinerJoshua Weiner, MD


Dr Soo Youn Yi

Soo Youn Yi, MD



Administrative Contact

Megan Neville
Division Administrator, Abdominal Organ Transplantation
Email: mn2644@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone: (646) 317-4182

News & Announcements

State of the Union: Liver Care

An interview with Tomoaki Kato, MD, discussing what's new in treatment of liver disease, liver cancer, transplant and the future of liver care.

Support Our Division

On numerous fronts, our division is engaged in groundbreaking studies to improve and advance the science of abdominal transplants. We are conducting pioneering studies on how to make transplantation operations safer and more accessible, how to preserve donor organs for longer periods, how to reduce the risks of living donor transplantation, and much more. Learn how you can partner with us by providing vital funding for this essential research:

Donate to Abdominal Transplant Division Research

More Contacts & Locations

Kidney and Pancreatic Transplant Program Patient Site

Appointments: (212) 305-6469
Presbyterian Hospital Building, 14th Floor
622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation Patient Site

Appointments: (877) LIVER MD / (877) 548-3763
Pediatric Patients: (212) 305-3000

Washington Heights-NYP/Columbia University Irving Medical Center (Main Campus)

Presbyterian Hospital Building
622 W. 168th Street, 14th Floor
NY, NY 10032
(212) 305-0914

Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue, 8th & 13th Floors
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-0914

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital
3959 Broadway, 7th Floor North
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-3000

East Side―NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center

1305 York Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-5483

Midtown West

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street, Suite 301 & 380
New York, NY 10019
(212) 305-0914


Columbia Liver Asian Outreach Office
136-20 38th Avenue, Suite 8E
Flushing, NY 11354
(212) 305-0914

Long Island

Gastrointestinal Specialists of Long Island
3019 Merrick Road
Wantagh, NY 11793
(212) 305-3000


NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
1980 Crompond Road
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
(212) 305-0914

NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester
1 Pondfield Road, 2nd Floor
Bronxville, NY
(212) 305-0914

ColumbiaDoctors White Plains
15 North Broadway, LL,
White Plains, NY 10601
(212) 305-3000

Somers Office
334 Route 202
Somers, NY 10589
(212) 305-0914


222 Route 59, Suite 302,
Suffern, NY 10901
(212) 305-0914

New Jersey

Hackensack University Medical Center
20 Prospect Avenue, Room 406
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 678-2979

Englewood Office
25 Rockwood Place, Suite 330
Englewood, NJ 07631
(212) 305-3000


Stamford Office
292 Longridge Road, Suite 203
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 276-2435


1375 Washington Avenue, Suite 101
Albany, NY 12206
(212) 305-0914