UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

A World Class Transplant Team

Our multidisciplinary care team is dedicated to providing a high-level of personalized care. Our transplant team members include:


Qasim Chaudhry, M.D.

Transplant Nephrologists

Craig Shadur, M.D.

Transplant Pediatric Nephrologists

Ari Auron, M.D.

  • Child Life Specialists  
  • Financial Counselors 
  • Laboratory Professionals 
  • Nutritionists
  • Psychologists
  • Registered Nurses 
  • Social Workers 
  • Transplant Coordinators 
  • Transplant Pharmacists 

When necessary, this core team of specialists is joined by other top specialists in cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, neurology, oncology, psychology and other key disciplines.