Physicians

Physicians


Kenneth L. Brayman, M.D., Ph.D. - Chief, Div. of Transplant

(434) 924-9370  email: KLB9R@virginia.edu

Dr. Brayman attended the University of Pennsylvania School of medicine, where he received his medical degree in 1981.  He continued his training  as a Resident in General Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, and then as a Fellow in Transplantation Surgery at the University of Minnesota Hospital.  He is Board certified in Surgery, and currently a Professor of Surgery at the University of Virginia Health System.  His clinical interests are general surgery and kidney transplantation.

Robert G. Sawyer, M.D.

(434) 924-9462 e-mail: rws2k@virginia.edu

Dr. Sawyer received his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 1986 and did his residency in surgery at the University of Virginia. He completed fellowships in infectious diseases at the University of Virginia and in transplantation at the University of Michigan. Board certified in surgery, he is currently an associate professor of surgery at UVa. His clinical and research interests include biliary tract complications in liver transplantation recipients, gene therapy and prevention of sepsis-induced ARDS.

Avinash Agarwal, M.D.

(434) 924-9370 e-mail: aa4vb@@virginia.edu  

Dr. Agarwal attended New York Medical College, where he received his medical degree in 1999.  In 2007 he completed his training as a Resident in General Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine, and then continued on as a Fellow in Transplantation Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta.  He is currently an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Virginia Health System.  His clinical interests are kidney and pancreas transplantation.  His research interests are islet cell transplantation, transplant related infections, and humoral immunity.

Daniel G. Maluf, M.D.

(434) 924-9462 e-mail: dgm9y@virginia.edu  

Dr. Maluf attended the Universidad Nacional in Cordoba, Argentina, where he received his medical degree in 1993.  He continued his training as a Resident in General Surgery at the Hospital Privado, Cordoba Catholic University in Cordoba, Argentina, and then as a Fellow in Transplantation Surgery at the Virginia Commonwealth of Virginia Medical College of VA.  He is currently an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Virginia Health System.  His clinical interests are general digestive surgery, kidney and liver transplant surgery.  His research interests are liver and kidney transplantation, liver disease, HIV infection, and hepatocellular carcinoma.

 

Nephrology

Peter I. Lobo, M.D.

(434) 924-2187 e-mail: pil@virginia.edu

Dr. Lobo, currently an associate professor of internal medicine and director of the Histocompatibility Laboratory at the Unviversity of Virginia, received his medical degree from Makerere University in Uganda in 1966. He completed his residencies in internal medicine at Makerere University and at the University of Virginia. Dr. Lobo was a clinical fellow in nephrology at the University of Virginia and a research fellow in immunology and transplantation at the University of Virginia. He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. His clinical interests include nephrology, chronic renal failure and transplant nephrology, and his research interests focus on basic transplant immunology and clinical research trials on transplant patients.