Kidney Team

Transplant Surgeons

Arika Hoffman, MD

Alexander T. Maskin, MD, FACS

Shaheed Merani, MD, PhD

Transplant Nephrologists

Brian Benes, DO

Eric Langewisch, MD

Roslyn Mannon. MD

Clifford Miles, MD

Scott Westphal, MD


Pediatric Transplant Nephrologists

Miranda Floen, MD

Helen Lovell, MD
Teri Mauch, MD

Melissa Muff-Luett, MD
Veronica Taylor, MD


Kirk Foster, MD

Advance Practice Registered Nurses and Physician Assistants

Bakir Badjaglana, MSN, APRN-NP, AGACNP-BC

Cassandra Hultgren, MSD, APRN-BC

Charlotte Hunt, PA-C

Jessica Reeb, APRN, FNP-BC

Jaquelyn Tresemer, MSN, APRN-BC

Solid Organ Transplant Director

Lisa Jansen, MPA

Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Manager

Laura Hanpeter, MHSA

Kidney/Pancreas Administrator

Tracy Hanzek

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

April Romans RN, BSN

Teresa Applegate RN, BSN

Brianne Clare, RN, BSN

Holly Fox, RN, BSN, CCTC

Sheri Livers, RN

Kim McAnally, RN, BSN, CCTC

Regina Rau, RN, BSN

Anne Rich, RN, BSN, CCTC

Nicole Schaben, RN

Lori Schmida, RN, BSN, CCTC

Amy Olsen, RN, BSN

Pam Svoboda, RN, BSN

Jennifer Snyder, RN, BSN 

Natalie Prescott, BSN, MBA-HM, RN, CCRN

Transplant Nurses

Tiffany Spethman, RN, BSN

Janet Thomsen, RN BSN

Transplant Pharmacists

John Scott McMullen, RP, BCPS, BCTXP

Abigail Servais, PharmD, BCTXP 

The Kidney Team Also Includes:

  • Pharmacists trained in treating the unique health conditions faced by transplant recipients
  • Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and child life specialists who help transplant patients and donors navigate the emotional and physical challenges of the transplant process
  • Financial and pharmaceutical counselors also help patients with financial concerns

If you're reading this while considering calling us, or you're on the waiting list for a new organ, we strongly encourage you to learn about the benefits of finding a living donor. If you're a patient here, please ask your friends, family and loved ones to be tested. Start the process by filling out the form below:



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