Chief

  • Sunil K Geevarghese, MD, MSCI, FACS

    Associate Professor of Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, Radiology and Radiological Sciences
    Vice Chair for Education, Section of Surgical Sciences
    Medical Director, Transplant Perioperative Services

    Oxford House
    Room / Suite
    801
    Nashville
    Tennessee
    37232-4753
    Phone
    (615) 936-1831
    Fax
    (615) 936-0435

    A native of Tennessee, Dr. Geevarghese graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine with the Coniglio Prize in Biochemistry and the Scott Prize in Surgery. He remained at Vanderbilt for general surgery residency and performed liver transplant research in the laboratory of C. Wright Pinson, MD, MBA. Fellowship training in multiorgan transplant and hepatobiliary surgery followed at the Dumont-UCLA Transplant and Liver Cancer Center under the tutelage of Ronald W. Busuttil, MD, PhD. There he received the Fujisawa Clinical Achievement in Transplantation Award.

  • Lee D. Gorden, M.D., FACS

    Professor of Surgery and Cancer Biology
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Oxford House
    Room / Suite
    801
    (615) 936-2956
  • C. Wright Pinson, M.D., M.B.A.

    Deputy CEO and Chief Health System Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

    Medical Center North
    Room / Suite
    D-3300
    (615) 343-9324
  • John (Kelly) Wright, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Professor of Surgery
    Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation
    Surgical Director
    Liver Transplant Program

    Oxford House
    1313 21st Avenue South
    Room / Suite
    801
    Nashville
    Tennessee
    37232-4753
  • Lea K Matsuoka, MD, FACS

    Program Director
    Vanderbilt ASTS Transplant Surgery Fellowship
    Associate Professor of Surgery
    Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery & Liver Transplantation

    Oxford House
    1313 21st Ave. South
    Room / Suite
    801
    Nashville
    Tennessee
    37232-4753
    Phone
    Phone: (615) 936-0420
    Fax
    Fax: (615) 875-6350
    Clinic Phone
    Appointments: (615) 936-5321

    Dr. Lea Matsuoka joined our surgical faculty as Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation after holding the position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery in the Division of Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at USC, Los Angeles, CA. There she also served as the Associate Surgical Director of the Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, CA.