Current Fellows

Kayla Colvill, M.D.

Kayla Colvill, M.D.

Kayla Colvill, M.D. received a Bachelor of Science and graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 2013. She then obtained her medical degree in 2017 from McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She completed her general surgery residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and is now joining the University of Texas Southwestern as an Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellow. She is expected to complete fellowship training in the summer of 2024.



Jorge Sánchez-Vivaldi.M.D.

Jorge Sánchez-Vivaldi, M.D.

Jorge Sánchez-Vivaldi, M.D., was born and raised in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. He was part of the USA Volleyball Boys National Team from 2004-2005. He obtained a biology degree from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez campus (UPRM) in 2009. Dr. Sanchez-Vivaldi received his medical degree at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG) in 2014. He then completed his general surgery training at Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Dr. Sanchez-Vivaldi is well published in several national and international journals, and is an active member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS).

He joined UTSW as the Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellow in the summer of 2021, with an expected graduation date in 2023.