Livingston, NJ -- Recently, the
Barnabas Health Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division named
Harry Sun, MD, Associate Director of Transplant Surgery. Dr. Sun has been an integral component in the continued growth of the
Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division which aims to help people avoid
or get off dialysis and achieve a higher quality of life through kidney
and pancreas transplantation.
“In 2015, our program performed a record 301 kidney transplants,
which puts it in the top five transplant programs in the country,”
says Shamkant Mulgaonkar, MD, chief of the Renal and Pancreas Transplant
Division. He adds that Dr. Sun is among the nation’s most experienced
Dr. Sun joined the Division in 2007 following a two-year fellowship in
multi-organ transplant at the University of Alabama Birmingham. Prior
to that, Dr. Sun spent five years at Saint Barnabas Medical Center completing
his General Surgery Internship and Residency. He served as Chief Resident
during his final year. He received a medical degree from Saint George’s
University School of Medicine and an undergraduate degree in biology from
Muhlenberg College. Dr. Sun is board certified in surgery and has presented
his original research at several national conventions.
Dr. Sun, together with Stuart R. Geffner, MD, Director of Transplant Surgery,
and Samantha Aitchison, MD, transplant surgeon, comprise Associates in
Transplant and General Surgery. Together, they specialize in renal and
pancreas transplantation, dialysis access, as well as general and advanced
The world-class Barnabas Health Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division,
located at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, is one of
the world's most progressive transplant programs. It is one of the
largest kidney transplant programs in the United States. The Division
is the most active kidney transplant program in New Jersey and the only
program in the state involved in clinical research trials for patients.
Learn more about
Barnabas Health Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division.