Children's Healthcare of Atlanta names new organ transplant chief

Atlanta Business Journal

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta appointed Dr. René Romero its new chief of solid organ transplant services.

Since 1999, Romero has served as medical director of pediatric liver transplants at Children's and clinical director of pediatric hepatology at Emory University School of Medicine. He also serves as medical director of the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program and the program director of the Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program at Children's.

Romero started his new position Jan. 1. He succeeds Dr. Stuart J. Knechtle.

Children's also named Dr. Nicole Turgeon of Emory University Hospital its new Endowed Mason Chair of Children's Transplant Program.

Children's is one of the country's leading pediatric solid organ transplant centers. Continue reading