Two New Physicians Join Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute

Published On 10/28/2011

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Sanjaya Satapathy, M.D., and Vinay Ranga, M.D. team up with the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute. 

Sanjaya Satapathy, M.D., and Vinay Ranga, M.D., have teamed up with the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute. 

Dr. Sanjaya Satapathy, joins Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute as a hepatologist. He earned his medical degree from VSS Medical College, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India, where he also completed his residency in internal medicine. Dr. Satapathy went on to complete his clinical fellowship in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition, at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York. 

Dr. Vinay Ranga, has accepted a position at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute as a nephrologist. Dr. Ranga earned his medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. He completed a fellowship in transplant medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Ore. and a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. 

"We are delighted to add these outstanding physicians to the Methodist University Hospital Transplant team," said program director James Eason, M.D. “It is a testament to the strength of our transplant program and the quality team we have that enables us to continue to grow our program and save lives.” 

Nationally recognized for its success with kidney, liver, kidney-pancreas and pancreas transplants, Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute has been a leader in the field for more than 30 years.

Partnering with the University of Tennessee, the program is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the life expectancy for its organ transplant patients through research breakthroughs, excellence in surgical techniques and meticulous post-operative care.