Dr. Rolls is the Chief and Surgical Director for the Kidney Transplant Program. As a transplant surgeon, he meets with patients to determine if transplantation or organ donation are the right options for them, performs the surgeries, and manages the post-surgical care of each patient with the team.
Areas of Expertise (5)
Abdominal Solid Organ Transplantation
Dialysis Access Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons: M.D. 1996
Bucknell University: B.S., Biology 1992
Selected Papers and Publications (2)
Best practice recommendations for the use of hepatitis C viremic donor organs for hepatitis C virus naïve recipientsClinical Transplantation
The combination of the transplant organ deficit, the increase in HCV nucleic acid positive donors (HCV NAT+), and the development of direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) has resulted in a rapid increase in HCV NAT+ organ transplants into HCV naïve recipients.
Successful salvage of renal allograft after renal vein thrombosis with endovascular interventionClinical and Experimental Medical Letters
2015 Background: Renal vein thrombosis after renal allograft transplant is a potentially devastating occurrence leading to loss of the graft in the majority of cases. Late discovery of this finding can limit options for treatment and graft salvage.
External Service & Affiliations (3)
- American College of Surgeons : Fellow
- American Board of Surgery
- American Society of Transplant Surgeons