Surgical Transplantation Faculty
Juan Arenas, M.D.
Dr. Arenas received his medical degree from Escuela Colombiana de Medicina in Bogota, Columbia, in 1987. He completed a residency in general surgery at Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine in 1996 and a fellowship in transplantation surgery at University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in 1997.
Dev Desai, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Desai earned his medical degree and a doctorate in immunology from the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. 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 Health℠ 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.
Malcolm MacConmara, M.D.
Dr. MacConmara earned his medical degree at University of Dublin, Trinity College. He then completed his general surgery residency at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, and Washington University of St. Louis. Dr MacConmara also completed a research fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. MacConmara specializes in liver and kidney transplantation.
Justin Parekh, M.D.
Dr. Parekh earned his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco. He also completed his surgery residency and fellowships in research and transplant surgery at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Parekh specializes in adult and pediatric liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation.