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Sander S. Florman, MD

Sander S. Florman, MD
Sander S. Florman, MD, a multi-organ abdominal transplant and hepatobiliary surgeon, is the Director of the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at The Mount Sinai a Hospital and The Charles Miller, MD Professor of Surgery at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He completed his general surgery training at Tulane University during which time he spent one year in the Liver Transplant Lab at Mount Sinai investigating the effects of brain death and ischemia/reperfusion injury in liver transplantation. After his residency, Dr. Florman pursued a fellowship in multi-organ transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery at Mount Sinai and joined the faculty there before returning to New Orleans to join the Tulane transplant team as the Director of Liver Transplantation. Dr. Florman’s clinical interests include pediatric and adult abdominal transplantation (liver, kidney, pancreas and intestine) as well as living donor transplantation. Dr. Florman has received many honors and has been published extensively to his credit. He is active in the transplant community, serving on many national committees and boards, and is the current President of the Board of Directors of LiveOnNY.

The HOPE Act Expands Options for People Needing Transplants

The passage of the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act and its successful implementation to date should help more people realize solid organ transplantation.