West Complex, Barringer Building, Room 5419
1300 Jefferson Park Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22908


Dr. Brayman has over thirty years of experience as a surgeon and a leader in research and clinical trials. His work shows his commitment to better outcomes for patients through advanced research in the lab.

Dr. Brayman is a member of 60 professional and scientific societies and is a founding member of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association. Prior to coming to UVa, Dr. Brayman served as a director of the Pancreas Transplant Program at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and the Renal Transplant Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Brayman is a principal investigator for the Cellular Therapeutics & Transplantation Core and also established the Cell Processing Core, which isolates pancreatic cells (islets) for transplantation. He has performed allo- and auto-transplantation of islets in more than two dozen recipients. He is also overseeing the creation of the Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Core. Dr. Brayman directs the Multi-Organ Transplant Fellowship and is involved in clinical trials, offering UVa Transplant patients the most up-to-date treatment options.

When he is not working, Dr. Brayman enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends and traveling, photography, gardening, and fishing.


University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1981, MD/PhD

Research Interests

3D Bioprinting
Gene Therapy