Liver Transplant Surgeon joins The Hospitals of Providence to address critical need in El Paso

Aug 29, 2018

El Paso, Texas, August 29, 2018 – The Hospitals of Providence welcomes Fellowship-trained liver transplant surgeon in El Paso, Dr. Aleksandr A. Reznichenko, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Aleksandr A. Reznichenko, Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon, joins The Hospitals of Providence to lead the Liver Disease and Transplant Program at the Memorial Campus. Dr. Reznichenko is a Board Certified Surgeon with over 20 years of surgical experience. Most recently, he completed his Transplant Surgery Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Division of Transplantation – Department of Surgery. He is a graduate of Russian State Medical University and Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University. Dr. Reznichenko is also an Assistant Professor of Surgery with the Department of Surgery, Loma Linda University, California. Dr. Reznichenko joins Dr. Ruben Ramirez-Vega, Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist with specialized training in Transplant Hepatology, to lead the Liver Transplant Program at Memorial Campus.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Reznichenko to community. His leadership will be essential as we develop our Liver Transplant Program and introduce this critically-needed service to the El Paso Region” said Nicholas Tejeda, Market Chief Executive Officer for The Hospitals of Providence. “Unfortunately, El Paso has one of the highest incidence of liver disease anywhere in the United States. It is imperative that our community has a liver transplant program of the highest caliber – a program that allows patients to receive their care here locally.”

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