Center for Advanced Liver Diseases and Transplantation

Center for Advanced Liver Diseases and Transplantation

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

Upon the first visit, the patient will meet with a transplant coordinator—a Registered Nurse with special training in transplantation. The Transplant Coordinator, with help from the Patient Navigators, schedules all tests and appointments from pre- evaluation to follow up care. This individual will be the patient's main clinical partner through the transplantation process, explaining every step along the way.

Pre-Transplant Nurse Coordinators:

For patients who are in the process of being evaluated for a possible liver transplant.

For patients whose last name begins with A-L

LuAnne Ivanoe, RN, BSN 973-972-8239

For patients whose last name begins with M-Z

Jennifer Zuber RN, BSN, 973-972-6938

 

Waitlist Nurse Coordinator:

For patients who have been officially added to the UNOS waitlist at University Hospital.

Maria Elena Montero, RN, BSN, 973-972-5439

 

Post-Transplant Nurse Coordinators:

For patients who have received a liver transplant and are getting follow-up care at University Hospital .

For patients whose last name begins with A-I

Esther Aligmayo, RN, BSN, 973-972-9619


For patients whose last name begins with J-Q

Emily Berls RN, BSN, 973-972-6616

 

For patients whose last name begins with R-Z

Chester Guss RN, BSN, 973-972-9609