Kidney Transplant Physicians and Team

Exceptional Physicians, Exceptional Care

The internationally recognized group of skilled physicians providing care at The Transplant Institute at Methodist Dallas has helped secure our position as one of the nation’s leading transplant centers. All physicians providing care to transplant patients at The Transplant Institute at Methodist Dallas are independently practicing physicians on the medical staff at Methodist Health System.

Transplant Nephrologists

undefinedJose A. Castillo-Lugo, MD
Medical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program

  • Medical degree – University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
  • Internship – University District Hospital
  • Residency – University District Hospital
  • Fellowship – Methodist Health System
  • Board certifications – American Board of Internal Medicine, certified in Nephrology

Freda L. Levy, MD Freda L. Levy, MD
Chief of Nephrology, Methodist Dallas Medical Center

  • Medical degree – University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas
  • Internship – Medical Center of Virginia
  • Residency – Medical Center of Virginia
  • Fellowship – University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas
  • Board certifications – American Board of Internal Medicine, certified in Nephrology

David Nesser, MDDavid Nesser, MD

  • Medical degree – University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas
  • Residency – University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center
  • Fellowship – Parkland Memorial Hospital
  • Board certifications – American Board of Internal Medicine, certified in Nephrology

Kosunarty Fa, MDKosunarty Fa, MD

  • Medical degree – University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  • Internship – MCP Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia
  • Residency – MCP Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia
  • Fellowship – Hospital University of Pennsylvania
  • Board certifications – American Board of Internal Medicine, certified in Nephrology

Transplant Surgeons

Richard M. Dickerman, MD Richard M. Dickerman, MD
Surgical Director of Organ Transplantation, Methodist Health System

  • Medical degree – Albany Medical College
  • Internship – University of Michigan Hospitals
  • Residency – University of Michigan Hospitals
  • Board certifications – American Board of Surgery

Alejandro Mejia, MDAlejandro Mejia, MD
Transplant Surgeon

  • Medical degree – Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Columbia
  • Internship – University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Residency – University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Fellowship – University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Board certified by the American Board of Surgery