Meet Our Team

St. John Transplant Center physicians have extensive experience in the field of kidney transplantation, highly trained in kidney function and diseases of the kidney. With an emphasis on living donation, our physicians offer living donors minimally invasive laparoscopic kidney surgery, which greatly reduces donor recovery time.

The St. John kidney transplant team consistently receives high ratings for patient outcomes and satisfaction. We offer personalized assistance to patients considering living donation as an option for their transplant. Click here to access our easy one-step web referral. 

The St. John Transplant Center has a multidisciplinary team, focusing on the following health care disciplines for comprehensive care: nephrology, surgery, nursing (transplant coordinators), financial counseling, social work, pharmacology, cardiology, nutrition, pathology, radiology, clinical psychology, infectious disease and anesthesiology. Patients interact most frequently with their transplant nephrologist, transplant surgeon, transplant coordinator, transplant social worker, transplant financial counselor and the administrative staff.

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Irfan Kundi, M.D.

Irfan Kundi, M.D.

Medical Director, St. John Transplant Center

Accepting New Patients

Yes

Gender

Male

Education

Fellowship: transplant nephrology, Mayo Clinic, 2008-2009
Fellowship: nephrology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2006-2008
Residency: internal medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2003-2006

Organizations

American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Transplantation
National Kidney Foundation

Misc

Certifications
• American Board of Internal Medicine, internal medicine
• American Board of Internal Medicine, nephrology

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Stephen Confer, M.D.

Stephen Confer, M.D.

Transplant Surgeon, St. John Transplant Center

Accepting New Patients

Yes

Gender

Male

Education

Residency: urologic surgery, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2005-2009
Residency: general surgery, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2004-2005
Medical degree: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 2000-2004
Undergraduate: microbiology, University of Oklahoma, 1995-1999

Organizations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Transplantation
American Urologic Association
Oklahoma State Medical Association
Tulsa County Medical Society

Misc

Certifications
• American Board of Urology, 2010

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J. Steven Miller, M.D.

J. Steven Miller, M.D.

Transplant Surgeon, St. John Transplant Center

Accepting New Patients

Yes

Gender

Male

Education

Residency: urologic surgery, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1978-1982
Residency: general surgery, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1977-1979
Medical degree: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1973-1977
Undergraduate: psychology, University of Oklahoma, 1968-1972

Organizations

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Urological Association
Society of Transplant Physicians

Misc

Certifications
• American Board of Urology, 1984

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Salahuddin Salahuddin, M.D.

Salahuddin Salahuddin, M.D.

Transplant Nephrologist and Medical Director of the Living Kidney Donor Program, St. John Transplant Center

Accepting New Patients

Yes

Gender

Male

Education

Fellowship: transplant nephrology, University of Wisconsin
Fellowship: nephrology, University of Kentucky
Residency: internal medicine, Texas Tech University

Organizations

American College of Physicians
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Transplantation

Misc

Certifications
• American Board of Internal Medicine, internal medicine
• American Board of Internal Medicine, nephrology
• American Society of Hypertension, hypertension specialist