Meet the Chief

Juan Arenas, MD, Chief, Division of Surgical Transplantation
Juan Arenas, M.D., Chief, Division of Surgical Transplantation

Juan Arenas, M.D., Professor, is Chief of the Division of Surgical Transplantation at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

He 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.

Dr. Arenas specializes in living donor liver transplantation, donation after cardiac death and extracorporeal circulatory support, and laparoscopic liver surgery including robotic-assisted surgery. His research interests include extracorporeal and in-situ perfusion of solid organs.