Providence, RI (June 6, 2017) – Dr. Adena Osband has joined the Transplant Surgery Division at University Surgical Associates. An experienced kidney transplant surgeon, Dr. Osband will serve as Director of the Living Donor Program.

Dr. Osband will join Dr. Paul Morrissey, Director of Transplant Program at University Surgical Associates. She believes the scope of care available to kidney transplant patients has made remarkable strides: “I am thrilled to be here working closely with the entire transplant team.  They have established a tradition in Southern New England as a leader in organ transplantation. “

University Surgical Associates President, William Cioffi, MD, FACS, is pleased to welcome Dr. Osband to the surgical team: “Dr. Osband is a skilled kidney transplant surgeon and an excellent fit to lead our Living Donor Program. Her compassion for her patients coupled with her dedication to a higher level of care make her a great asset to our expanding kidney transplant division.”

Dr. Morrissey is excited to partner with Dr. Osband: “Adena joins us after ten years of experience in a busy practice. She’s a talented kidney transplant and dialysis access surgeon. We’re thrilled to have her on our team.”

In addition to her vast experience in kidney transplant surgery, Dr. Osband also has a keen interest in both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis access. She received her medical degree from Rutgers/New Jersey Medical School in Newark in 1999, and remained there for her general surgery residency. She then completed an abdominal transplant fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. Prior to joining University Surgical Associates and the Transplant Center at Rhode Island Hospital, she practiced at Rutgers/Robert Wood Johnson in New Brunswick, NJ.

About University Surgical Associates

University Surgical Associates is Rhode Island’s largest multidisciplinary surgical group.  All 55 surgeons are on the teaching staff of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  University Surgical Associates offers consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services to both outpatient and inpatients for all surgical disorders from pediatric surgery through adult specialized services.  University Surgical Associates encompasses a variety of specialties that include, bariatric, endocrine, colorectal, general, hepatobiliary, pediatric, surgical oncology, thoracic, transplant surgery and vascular surgery.

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