Sander Florman

Director, Recanti/Miller Transplantation Institute, Mount Sinai Health System (Festival Underwriter)

Sander Florman is a transplant surgeon, director of the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital, and the Charles Miller, MD Professor of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is also board president of LiveOnNY. Florman was previously transplantation director at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, director of the Abdominal Transplant Institute at Tulane University, and Tulane’s director of transplantation. He supports exploring innovative ideas for increasing the pool of deceased and live donors by removing disincentives and allowing incentives. Recipient of many honors, Florman has been published extensively and is active in the transplant community, serving on many national committees and boards. (Festival Underwriter Presenter)

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Organs are in desperately short supply. In the US alone, more than 124,000 people are on transplant waiting lists, and... See more