Lung Transplant Program | Meet Our Team

Gary Visner, DO

Gary Visner, DO

Medical Director, Lung Transplantation Program; Staff Physician, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Frances Fynn-Thompson, MD

Francis Fynn-Thompson, MD

Surgical Director, Ventricular Assist Device Program; Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program; Surgical Director, Heart Transplant Program; Associate in Cardiac Surgery; Co-Director, Center for Airway Disorders, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
John Mayer

John Mayer, Jr., MD

Senior Associate, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Luis Guillermo Quinonez, MD, FRCS(C)

Luis Guillermo Quinonez, MD, FRCS(C)

Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Debra Boyer MD

Debra Boyer, MD

Interim Chief, Division of Pulmonology and Respiratory Diseases, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Dawn Freiberger, RN, MSN

Lung Transplant Coordinator,
Leonard Jessica RD, LDN

Jessica Leonard, RD, LDN

Clinical Nutrition Specialist,
Katie Huyler

Kate Huyler, MS, CCLS

Child Life Specialist,
 Alison Burns, MS, CCLS

Alison Burns, MS, CCLS

Certified Child Life Specialist,
Kristine McKenna, PhD

Kristine McKenna, PhD

Attending Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry; Associate in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Lynn Helfand, MSW, LICSW

Lynne Helfand, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker, Division of Pulmonary and Respiratory Diseases,
Angela Perry

Angela Perry,

Financial Coordinator,
Sandra Burchett

Sandra Burchett, MD, MSc

Senior Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Director, Children's Hospital AIDS Program (CHAPS); Director, Immunocompromised Host Service, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Courtney Gidengil

Courtney Gidengil, MD, MPH

Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Part-Time), Harvard Medical School
Julia R. Koehler, MD

Julia R. Koehler, MD

Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Catherine Lachenauer

Catherine Lachenauer, MD

Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Director, Infectious Diseases Outpatient Practice, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Ofer Levy

Ofer Levy, MD, PhD

Director, Precision Vaccines Program; Senior Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Kristin L. Moffitt, MD

Kristin Moffitt, MD

Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
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Seth Rakoff-Nahoum, MD, PhD

Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Tanvi Sharma

Tanvi S. Sharma, MD, MPH

Clinical Director/Associate Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases; Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program; Co-Director of Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Transplant Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Jorge J. Velarde, MD, PhD

Jorge Velarde, MD, PhD

Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Chase Samsel, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School