Monday, August 8, 2016

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, Memorial Regional Hospital Receive Approval For Pediatric, Adult Kidney Transplant Program

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Juan D. Arenas, M.D. Appointed Chief of Pediatric and Adult Surgical Kidney Transplantation and Chief of Memorial Solid Organ Transplant Institute.

The South Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners has approved the appointment of Juan D. Arenas, M.D. as Chief of Pediatric and Adult Surgical Kidney Transplantation and Chief of Memorial Solid Organ Transplant Institute.

Dr. Arenas is board-certified in general surgery. He earned his medical degree from Escuela Colombiana de Medicina, Bogota, Colombia in 1987. He completed residency training in general surgery at Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, Hershey, PA, , and a research Fellowship in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Arenas also completed a Fellowship in Transplantation Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. Since 1997, he has held academic and clinical appointments in surgery and transplantation surgery at University of Pennsylvania; Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota, Universidad El Bosque, and Universidad Javeriana, all in Bogota, Colombia; Pennsylvania State University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI; and Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Since 2014, Dr. Arenas has held the position of Professor and Chief, Division of Surgical Transplantation/Department of Surgery at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Continue reading
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