Basic & Translational Research

Donna L. Farber, PhD

George H. Humphreys II Professor of Surgical Sciences
Chief, Division of Surgical Sciences
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Columbia Center for Translational Immunology
Office: (212) 305-6030

  Frank D’Ovidio, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program
Director, Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion Program
Office: (212) 305-8086

Giovanni Ferrari, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Surgical Sciences
Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research
Director, Columbia Biobank for Translational Science (CBTS)
Office: (212) 305-8615

   Mark A. Hardy, MD

Auchincloss Professor of Surgery
Director Emeritus and Founder, Renal and Islet Transplantation
Surgeon, Abdominal Organ Transplantation and Islets
Office: (212) 305-5502

Shanta Modak, PhD

Research Scientist
Department of Surgery Research
Office: (201) 838-9208


  David Kalfa, MD, PhD

Florence Irving Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Pediatric Heart Valve center
Surgical director, Columbia Initiative for Pediatric cardiac innovation
Office: (212) 305-5975

Sandra Ryeom, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Division of Surgical Sciences in Surgery
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs and New Master’s Degree Programs
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Office: (212) 305-9645

  Kazuki Sugahara, MD

Postdoctoral Residency Fellow and Adjunct Associate Research Scientist Department of Surgery
Office: (212) 305-3038

Shi Fang Yan

Professor of Surgical Sciences in Surgery
Office: (212) 304-5218


Shirley ShiDu Yan, MD

Professor of Surgical Sciences in Surgery
Office: (212) 342-0494


Sam S. Yoon, MD

Professor of Surgery at CUMC
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Vice-Chair of Surgical Oncology Research and Education
Office: (212) 305-0273


Quarterly Reports

Basic Science | Breast | Cardiac | Colorectal | Education | General | GI | Hernia | Immunology/Transplantation | Innovations and Outcomes | Liver | Palliative Care | Pediatric | Plastic | Thoracic | Vascular