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Meet Our Team

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide high-quality, clinical diagnostic testing services combined with leading-edge research that will lead to the best outcomes for transplant patients and the community at large.

Our Goal

Our goal is to remain at the forefront of medical & clinical services and education; providing reliable, complete, and scientifically sound clinical results / reports in timely manner; and expand high quality research collaborations .

Interested in learning more? Find out why we are considered a model for transplant programs around the world.

Key Staff Members Include:

Phillip Ruiz, M.D., Ph.D. Phillip Ruiz, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical Director



Hugo Kaneku, M.D. Hugo Kaneku, M.D.

Assistant Professor


Cristina Hersh Cristina Hersh

Manager of Business Operations


Casiana Fernandez Bango, M.T. Casiana Fernandez Bango, M.T. (ABHI)

Director, Laboratory Services


Viviana Rodriguez Hernandez M.T. Viviana Rodriguez Hernandez M.T.

Laboratory Manager