Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation Archives
After a career of service to others, Raiford to retire
Aug. 31, 2022— by John Howser A chance opportunity to visit a friend in Nashville and give a lecture led David Raiford, MD, to Vanderbilt University Medical Center more than three decades ago. He has been here ever since. After a career of unwavering service to his patients, colleagues, and trainees, Raiford, chief of Clinical Staff for...
New physician spotlight: Martin Montenovo
Jul. 6, 2020—Martin Montenovo, MD, a liver transplant surgeon, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as associate professor of Surgery in the Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery & Liver Transplantation. He began seeing patients on September 1, 2019.
Multicenter trial to test new liver transport system
Jan. 4, 2018—The growing list of patients needing liver transplants continues to outpace the number of available donor organs, but a new preservation and transport device for donor livers could possibly make a big difference.
Event celebrates 2,000th liver transplant at VUMC
Dec. 7, 2017—Members of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center gathered last week to commemorate the 2,000th liver transplant performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
Alexopoulos named chief of liver transplantation program
May. 18, 2017—Sophoclis Alexopoulos, M.D., has been named chief of Vanderbilt’s Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation.