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Heart Transplant and VAD Coordinators

Dedicated heart and VAD transplant coordinators will serve as your expert guides from your initial evaluation through surgery and beyond. These specially trained nurses will arrange your medical tests, listen to your concerns, answer questions, act as liaison between you and the rest of your transplant team, teach you how to care for your body after a transplant and more.

Heart Transplant Evaluation and Waiting List Coordinators

Karen Stupp, RN, CCTC


Anna Luchene, BSN, RN, CCRN-K


Post Heart Transplant Coordinators

Sarah Duggins, BSN, RN, CCTC


Brittany Fisher, BSN, RN, PCCN


LVAD Evaluation Coordinator

Ashley Downing, BSN, RN


Post-LVAD Coordinators

On call pager: 919-216-2095

Mandy Bowen, BSN, RN

Tabatha Eversley, MSN, RN, CCRN, CSC

Ashley Downing, BSN, RN

Monica Stewart, BSN, RN

Contact Us

Call (866) 862-4327 to find out more about heart transplants at UNC Medical Center.

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