Get to know Transplant Surgeon Dr. Caroline Rochon, who serves patients in Brooklyn, New York.

(WorldFrontNews Editorial):- New York City, New York Nov 3, 2023 ( – A renowned transplant surgeon, Dr. Rochon, serves as the Chief of the Division of Transplantation Surgery in the Department of Surgery at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. Her impressive credentials and extensive experience make her a leader in the field of transplantation surgery. Throughout her career, she has developed a wide range of expertise, including biliary disease, hepatobiliary surgery, hepatocellular carcinoma, pediatric kidney transplantation, and liver transplantation. 

With an impressive educational background, the doctor earned her medical degree from McGill University in Canada, followed by a surgical residency at Royal Victoria Hospital and Montreal General Hospital. Her pursuit of excellence in the medical field took her to New York Medical College, where she completed a Solid Organ Transplantation Fellowship. 

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In pursuit of clinical excellence, Dr. Rochon is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Among her professional affiliations, she actively participates in several important boards and committees, including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the American Association of Physician Leadership, the International Pediatric Transplant Association, and the American College of Surgeons. 

Before her tenure at SUNY Downstate, Dr. Rochon served as the Director of the Kidney Transplantation Program at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut, where she also held the position of Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Connecticut. Under her exemplary leadership, the transplant program at Hartford Hospital experienced remarkable growth, doubling its volume within just three years. 

One of the key focal points of her career is her passion for improving access to kidney transplants. She actively advocates for increasing awareness about both living and deceased kidney donation, as well as enhancing successful transplant rates for patients suffering from chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease within the SUNY Downstate Transplantation Program. 

Transplant surgery is where an organ in the body is replaced with an organ from a donor. A transplant surgeon is a surgeon who performs organ transplants. Among the many organs that can be transplanted are: kidneys. livers, hearts, lungs, the pancreas, the intestine (especially the small intestine), and recently, faces, tracheal (windpipe) tissue, and penises.

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