Welcome to the Division of Transplant Anesthesia

The Division of Transplant Anesthesia provides anesthesia for liver, kidney, pancreas and islet cell transplants. Division members have special expertise in the management of these complex cases including medical evaluation, invasive monitoring and blood management. The Transplant Anesthesia physicians and nurse anesthetists are proud members of the Hume-Lee Transplant Center team.

 

 

Spencer Liebman, M.D.

Spencer Liebman, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Spencer Liebman, M.D.

Spencer Liebman, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Undergraduate: B.S.-Biology (Trinity College, Hartford CT)
Graduate: M.D. (State University of New York Downstate, College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY)
Residencies: Internal Medicine (Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, J Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program); Anesthesiology (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA)
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia (VCU School of Medicine)
Interests: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Email: spencer.liebman@vcuhealth.org

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John Burgner, M.D.

John Burgner, M.D.

Assistant Professor

John Burgner, M.D.

John Burgner, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Director of PACU; Assistant Professor; Advisor to Anesthesiology Student Interest Group
Undergraduate: B.S., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Graduate: M.D., Indiana University
Residency: Anesthesiology, Indiana University
Interests: Acute Pain Management, Liver Transplant

Email: john.burgner@vcuhealth.org

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Brian J. Cocchiola, M.D.

Brian J. Cocchiola, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Brian J. Cocchiola, M.D.

Brian J. Cocchiola, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Undergraduate: B.S., Biomedical Science, Lynchburg College
Graduate: M.D., St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Residency: Anesthesiology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Interests: General Anesthesia, Transplant Anesthesia, Trauma

Email: brian.cocchiola@vcuhealth.org

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Geoffrey Fisher, M.D.

Geoffrey Fisher, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Geoffrey Fisher, M.D.

Geoffrey Fisher, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Undergraduate: B.S. Mechanical Engineering (Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas)
Graduate: M.S., Mechanical Engineering (Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas); M.D. (Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas)
Residency: Anesthesiology (VCU Medical Center)
Interests: Transplant Anesthesia, TEE for non-cardiac Surgery

Email: geoffrey.fisher@vcuhealth.org

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Bryant Tran, M.D.

Bryant Tran, M.D.

Associate Professor

Bryant Tran, M.D.

Bryant Tran, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Associate Professor; Regional Anesthesia Fellowship Director
Undergraduate: B.S., Wake Forest University
Graduate: M.D., Wake Forest University
Internship: Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Virginia
Fellowship: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, Stanford University
Interests: Regional Anesthesia, Transplant Anesthesia, Acute Pain Management

Email: bryant.tran@vcuhealth.org

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David Field Kern

David Field Kern

David Field Kern

David Field Kern

Department of Anesthesiology

Email: david.kern@vcuhealth.org

Michael Wayne Thomas

Michael Wayne Thomas

Michael Wayne Thomas

Michael Wayne Thomas

Department of Anesthesiology

Email: michael.thomas@vcuhealth.org

Radcliffe M Burt

Radcliffe M Burt

Radcliffe M Burt

Radcliffe M Burt

Department of Anesthesiology

Email: radcliffe.burt@vcuhealth.org

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Dakota Wine

Dakota Wine

Dakota Wine

Dakota Wine

Department of Anesthesiology