Alexander Aussi possesses over 30 years of experience in healthcare, 27 years in organ transplantation. Alexander has extensive experience in transplant administration, new transplant and VAD program setup, marketing, managed care relations, contract management and audit of Medicare Acquisition cost centers.
Before joining Guidry & East in 2014, Alexander formerly served as Coordinator of Operations at the Oklahoma Transplant Institute at INTEGRIS, Oklahoma City, OK (1994-1999). He was one of the founding Directors of the CHRISTUS Transplant Institute at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Healthcare in San Antonio, TX (1999-2006) and Service Line Administrator for organ transplantation & VADs at the University of California San Diego (“UCSD”) Medical Center (2006-2014).
Alexander served on various UNOS subcommittees and on the AST-Transplant Administrators Community of Practice since its inception in 2010 and was elected by peers as Chair in 2013 for a two-year term. He maintains constant contact with transplant administrators and other colleagues asking for assistance and support.
Alexander frequently presents on relevant transplant topics at UNOS Management Forums, online and at ATC meetings. He has published many abstracts, which he authored with transplant colleagues, and through his work as consultant to CMS and many transplant programs in the U.S. and abroad.
At the 2014 UNOS Management Forum, Alexander received the prestigious Heckenkemper Leader in Transplant Administration Award, a peer driven award presented annually to an individual for distinguished leadership in transplant administration.
Alexander is now the Chief Executive Officer of Guidry & East, the largest transplant consulting firm in the US and oversees the clinical/operations and transplant finance consulting functions of the company.