Guidry & East, LLC is proud to announce the appointment of Alexander Aussi, BSN, RN, MBA as the Vice President of Clinical Services.
The last 21 of Alexander's 24-year healthcare career have been in organ transplantation. He has extensive experience in transplant administration, new transplant and VAD program setup, marketing, managed care relations, contract management and multi-organ transplant Medicare Acquisition cost centers.
Alexander completed his BSN in 1990 from the Faculty of Medicine at the American University of Beirut. He finalized his nursing board certification from the University of the State of New York, Albany in 1994, continued his MBA at Oklahoma City University and graduated with high honors in December 1995.
Alexander served as Coordinator of Operations at the Oklahoma Transplant Institute at INTEGRIS, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1994-1999). He was one of the founding Directors of the CHRISTUS Transplant Institute at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Healthcare in San Antonio, Texas (1999-2006) and played an instrumental role in the program's growth and development.
He joined the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center in the capacity of Service Line Administrator for Organ Transplantation in 2006 and assisted in ensuring that the UCSD transplant programs met all goals for quality, compliance and service. He left UCSD in March of 2014 to join Guidry & East.
Of the many professional achievements over his 21 years in transplant, the recent awarding by UNOS of its prestigious Deedle Heckenkemper Leader in Transplant Administration Award is the capstone of his career. Alexander received this peer-driven award from the OPTN/UNOS Transplant Administrators Committee for his significant contributions and positive impact in transplant administration. View Alexander's complete professional profile.
Jim Guidry, CEO: "We are blessed to have Alexander join the Guidry & East family of consultants. Our clients, current and future, and the transplant community as a whole, will benefit from his extraordinary talents."