UT Southwestern University Hospital Kidney/Liver Clinic in El Paso

Patients needing treatment for advanced kidney and liver disease or evaluation for potential kidney and liver transplantation can be referred to the UT Southwestern Advanced Kidney and Liver Disease and Transplant Clinic in El Paso.

This specialty clinic, operated by Dallas’ UT Southwestern Medical Center, provides services for patients who may need a transplant due to chronic kidney disease or kidney failure, want to learn more about kidney transplantation as an option for kidney failure, and diagnoses and manages the entire range of liver diseases, including 

  • Acute liver failure
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Autoimmune liver disease
  • Drug-induced liver injury
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Liver tumors
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis

UT Southwestern takes a patient-focused, seamless approach to care, starting at the initial appointment. If a transplant is needed, care continues through the waiting period, surgery, and follow-up after discharge. 

Meet Our Doctors

Jorge A. Marrero, M.D., is the Medical Director of Liver Transplantation and Chief of Clinical Hepatology

Miguel A. Vazquez, M.D., is the Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation 

Lafaine Grant, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Nilum Rajora, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Rebecca Rojas, M.D., is an  Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine 

Amit Singal, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Shannan Tujios, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine