Our heart transplant program is led by medical director George Sokos, DO, director of the Advanced Heart Failure Program at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute and associate professor of medicine at WVU School of Medicine, and Luigi Lagazzi Garros, MD surgical director of the Advanced Heart Failure Program at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute and assistant professor of medicine at WVU School of Medicine.

Our team guides patients through every step of the transplant process:

Vinay Badhwar, MD 
Transplant Surgeon

J.W. Awori Hayanga, MD 
Transplant Surgeon

Luigi Lagazzi-Garos, MD
Transplant Surgeon

George Sokos, DO 
Transplant Cardiologist

Christopher Bianco, DO 
Transplant Cardiologist

Marco Caccamo, DO 
Transplant Cardiologist

Kevin Felpel, DO
Transplant Cardiologist

Affan Haleem, MD
Transplant Cardiologist

Md. Shahrier Amin, MD, PhD
Transplant Pathologist

Daphne-Dominique Villanueva, MD
Transplant Infectious Disease