Dr. Gaetano Ciancio serves as the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Academic Officer, and the Director of the Kidney & Kidney/Pancreas Programs at the Miami Transplant Institute (MTI), a unique affiliation between Jackson Health System and UHealth – University of Miami Health System. Dr. Ciancio leads surgical laparoscopic donor nephrectomy services as well. He plays a key role in executing MTI’s strategic plan, promoting and developing physician relationships, growing academic programs, and guiding other key initiatives. Dr. Ciancio is also the Director of Advanced Uro-Oncology Surgery at the UM Miller School of Medicine, performing some of the riskiest urological cancer cases.

Dr. Ciancio began his career at UM in 1986, with training in both surgery and urology, before concluding with a fellowship in multi-organ transplantation.  Ten years later he joined UM as a full-time professor, specializing in patient surgical needs in the fields of clinical urology, urology oncology, and kidney and kidney-pancreas transplants.

Gaetano Ciancio, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.
Brandon and Kyle Simonsen Professor of Surgery and Urology, University of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Chief Medical Officer, Miami Transplant Institute
Chief Academic Officer, Miami Transplant Institute
Director of Kidney and Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Programs, Miami Transplant Institute
Director of Advanced Uro-Oncology Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine