• At A Glance
  • Bio

    Dr. Aitchison, board certified in surgery, specializes in renal and pancreas transplantation. She is part of Associates in Transplant and General Surgery along with Stuart R. Geffner, MD, Director of Transplant Surgery, and Harry Sun, MD.

    Prior to joining Saint Barnabas, Dr. Aitchison was an attending surgeon at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, while performing her fellowship in abdominal transplant surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, and received a medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. She has presented her original research at both international and national conventions.

    The world-class Barnabas Health Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division, located at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, is one of the world's most progressive transplant programs. With 247 kidney transplants performed in 2014, it is one of the largest kidney transplant programs among 240 in the United States – ranking third highest in living donor transplant volume. The Division is the most active kidney transplant program in New Jersey and the only program in the state involved in clinical research trials for patients.

    Clinical Interests

    Kidney Transplantation