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Pediatric Transplant

Monroe Carell is a leading provider of pediatric organ transplantation in the United States, giving our smallest patients hope for a healthier tomorrow. We perform heart, liver and kidney transplants, and dual organ transplants such as liver/heart and liver/kidney. Our specialists offer innovative treatment options that allow us to serve more patients, including high-risk patients who may not be candidates for transplant at other medical centers. As part of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center, we provide world-class expertise, access to clinical trials for some patients, and a seamless transition as your child reaches adulthood.

Meet Your Care Team

David W. Bearl
4.7

David W. BearlMD, MA

    Cardio-Oncology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease, Pediatric Heart
David P. Bichell

David P. BichellMD

    Adult Congenital Heart and Valve Disease, Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Heart Transplant, Pediatric Surgery
Karla G. Christian

Karla G. ChristianMD

    Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Heart Transplant, Pediatric Surgery
Garrett N. Coyan

Garrett N. CoyanMD

    Cardiovascular Medicine, Complex Single Ventricle Conditions, Congenital Neonatal, Infant and Pediatric Heart Conditions, Heart Valve Diseases, Mechanical Support (VAD) and ECMO, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Heart
Nhue L. Do

Nhue L. DoMD

    Complex Single Ventricle Conditions, Congenital Neonatal, Infant and Pediatric Heart Conditions, ECMO and Critical Care, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease, Pediatric Heart, Pediatric Heart Transplant
Bernard J. Dubray
4.8

Bernard J. DubrayJr, MD

    Dialysis Access, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Laparoscopic Kidney Donor Surgery, Pancreas Transplantation, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Surgery, Renal Transplantation
Rachel C. Forbes
4.9

Rachel C. ForbesMD, MBA, FACS

    Dialysis Access, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Laparoscopic and Robotic Donor Surgery, Pancreas Transplantation, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Surgery, Renal Transplantation
Laura A. Hickman

Laura A. HickmanMD, MS

    Dialysis Access, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Laparoscopic and Robotic Donor Surgery, Pancreas Transplantation, Pediatric Surgery, Renal Transplantation, Renal/Kidney Transplantation
Kathy L. Jabs
4.9

Kathy L. JabsMD

    Chronic Kidney Disease, Congenital Anomalies of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract, Glomerulonephritis, Kidney Transplantation, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension
David Shaffer
4.8

David ShafferMD

    Dialysis Access, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Pancreas Transplantation, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Surgery, Renal Transplantation, Renal/Kidney Transplantation
Seth J. Karp

Seth J. KarpMD

    Liver Transplant, Liver Transplantation, Transplant Surgery
Sarah Kemme

Sarah KemmeMD

    Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Pediatric Liver Transplant
Joseph F. Magliocca

Joseph F. MaglioccaMD

    End Stage Liver Disease, Hepatobiliary Cancer Surgery, Liver Transplant, Liver Transplantation, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Liver Transplant, Pediatric Surgery
Saeed Mohammad

Saeed MohammadMD

    Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Martin I. Montenovo

Martin I. MontenovoMD

    Hepatobiliary and Liver Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Pediatric Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Anita K. Pai
4.8

Anita K. PaiMD

    Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Bile Ducts, General Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Interventional Endoscopy, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Michael D. Rizzari

Michael D. RizzariMD

    Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Bile Ducts, Bile Duct Cancer, Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancer Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Liver Cancer, Liver Transplant

Why Choose Pediatric Transplant at Monroe Carell

  • medical chart, clipboard, cross, Knowledge and experience
    Knowledge and experience

    The Vanderbilt Transplant Center is one of the largest and most experienced in the Southeast, providing lifesaving care to our smallest patients. Our specialists have the expertise and advanced training to perform even the most complex transplant procedures with excellent outcomes. Our support staff is transplant certified where applicable.

  • diploma, award, ribbon, Recognized care, quality
    Recognized excellence

    All our programs related to transplant - pediatric cardiology, hepatology, and nephrology - are consistently ranked by U.S News & World Report as among the best in the nation.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    We know our smallest patients require a dedicated team of specialists as knowledgeable as they are comforting in their approach to pediatric care. Our team members collaborate with experts in other medical specialties like cardiology, cardiac surgery, critical care, psychology, pharmacy, social work, nutrition and child life to provide your child with personalized care that addresses their unique needs.

  • hospital, building, intensive care unit
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

    Some children require critical and intensive care after surgery. Our 42-bed PICU provides highly specialized care for critically ill children. Monroe Carell is a major referral center for various pediatric subspecialties including trauma, organ transplantation and burns. Our doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and other team members care for children of all ages needing special medical attention. We also provide case managers, child life specialists and other support staff to help during your visit.

  • doctor, physician, Care coordinator
    Follow-up care

    Children who receive a transplant at Monroe Carell receive follow-up care throughout their lives. Studies show that patients have fewer complications and better outcomes when families work closely with a post-transplant medical team.

  • family, parents, child, Patient-centered care, healthcare
    Living donor programs

    We offer living donor programs for liver and kidney. An organ from a living donor gives patients a better chance of a longer, healthier life.

  • lightning bolt, Innovation, advanced
    Innovative research

    Our doctors and surgeons are at the forefront of pediatric research and education. Our nationally recognized researchers are committed to finding new ways to better understand, treat and ultimately prevent childhood diseases and maximize child health.

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Locations

2200 Children's Way, Suite 5230
Nashville, TN 37232
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2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:Closed
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:Closed