Surgical Transplantation Faculty
Juan Arenas, M.D.
Chief, Division of Surgical Transplantation
Ingemar Davidson, M.D.
Dr. Davidson earned his medical degree and a doctorate in surgery and physiology from the University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Medicine in Gothenburg, Sweden. He completed residency in surgery at Sweden’s University of Gothenburg, Sahlgren’s Hospital and a research fellowship at Tulane University. Dr. Davidson specializes in kidney and liver transplantation and dialysis vascular access. He is also active in research and has written many books, publications, and proceedings on transplantation and dialysis access.
Dev Desai, M.D.
Dr. Desai earned his medical degree and a doctorate in immunology from the University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco. He completed residency in surgery and fellowships in transplant surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Desai specializes in liver, kidney, pancreas, and intestinal transplantation. He is also the Chief of Pediatric Abdominal Transplantation at Children’s Medical Center Dallas.
Christine Hwang, M.D.
Dr. Hwang earned her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed her general surgery residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and recently joined UT Southwestern after completing a transplant fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center in California. Dr. Hwang specializes in liver and kidney transplantation.
Jason Schwartz, M.D.
Dr. Schwartz received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his general residency training and an NIH-sponsored research fellowship in burns, trauma, and critical care at UT Southwestern Medical School, followed by a fellowship in abdominal organ transplantation surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Schwartz specializes in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation.