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Clinical Fellows

Current Fellows

Charles Rickert, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Fellow (PGY-7)
Abdominal Transplant Surgery

Kyle Sheetz, M.D.

Clinical Fellow (PGY-7)
Abdominal Transplant Surgery

Clinical Fellow (PGY-7)
Abdominal Transplant Surgery

Ryan Day, M.D.

Clinical Fellow (PGY-7)
Abdominal Transplant Surgery

Arya Zarinsefat, M.D.

Clinical Fellow (PGY-6)
Abdominal Transplant Surgery

Past Fellows

Carrie Thiessen, M.D., Ph.D.
Carrie Thiessen, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

University of Wisconsin

Abdominal Transplant: 2019 - 2021
Steven Wisel, M.D.
Steven Wisel, M.D.

Transplant Surgeon
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Abdominal Transplant: 2019 - 2021
Zachary C. Dietch, M.D., MBA
Zachary C. Dietch, M.D., MBA

Assistant Professor

Northwestern University

Abdominal Transplant: 2018 - 2020
Seiji Yamaguchi, M.D.
Seiji Yamaguchi, M.D.

Assistant Professor
UT Health San Antonio

Abdominal Transplant: 2018 - 2020
James M. Gardner, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery

Abdominal Transplant: 2017 - 2019
Babak Orandi, M.D., Ph.D., MSc

Assistant Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

Abdominal Transplant: 2016 - 2018
Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Associate Director, UCSF Surgical Skills Center
Director, Abdominal Transplant Fellowship Program

Abdominal Transplant: 2016 - 2018
Jack Harbell, M.D.
Transplant Surgeon
Mayo Clinic (Phoenix, Arizona)
Abdominal Transplant: 2015 - 2017
Lyle Burdine M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Abdominal Transplant: 2014 - 2016
Aaron J. Ahearn, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
University of Southern California

Abdominal Transplant: 2013 - 2015
Justin Parekh, M.D.
Justin Parekh, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

University of California, San Diego

Abdominal Transplant: 2013 - 2015
Garrett R. Roll, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery

Gregory R. Veillette, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Chief, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Surgical Director, Pancreas and Pediatric Kidney Transplantation

Westchester Medical Center

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2011 - 2013)
Damanpreet Singh Bedi, M.D.
Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgeon
Beaumont Health Systems
Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2011 - 2013)
Mark Hobeika, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Houston Methodist Hospital
Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2010 - 2012)
Ingo Klein, M.D.
Ingo Klein, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery

Wuerzburg University

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2009 - 2011)
Parsia Vagefi, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Executive Vice Chair of Strategy and Finance
Chief, Division of Surgical Transplantation
Ernest Poulos, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2009 - 2011)
Bruce Gelb, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Surgical Director, Kidney Transplant Program

New York University

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2008 - 2010)
Matthew H. Levine, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

University of Pennsylvania

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2007 - 2009)
Todd Brennan, M.D., M.S.

Professor of Surgery and Director of Transplant

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2007 - 2009)
Kayvan Roayaie, M.D., Ph.D

Surgical Specialist

White Plains Hospital Center

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2006 - 2008)
Erik Finger, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

University of Minnesota

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2005 - 2007)
Dries Braat, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Leiden University Medical Center

Transplant Fellow Fellow (2004 - 2006)
Marc Melcher, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Stanford University

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2004 - 2006)
Harish Mahanty, M.D., FACS

Transplant Surgeon

California Pacific Medical Center

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2003 - 2004)
Christopher Barry, M.D., Phd, FACS

Consultant, Mohan Foundation

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2002 - 2004)
Gerald Lipshutz, M.D., DDS, MS

Professor In Residence of Surgery

University of California, Los Angeles

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2002 - 2004)
Jeffrey Halldorson, M.D.

Transplant Surgeon

Sharp Memorial Hospital

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2001 - 2003)
Anthony Savo, M.D.

Pediatric Surgical Fellow

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (2000 - 2002)
Andrew M. Posselt, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Director, Pancreatic Islet Transplant Program

Sang-Mo Kang, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation
UCSF-Benioff Children’s Hospital

Henry Randall, M.D., FACS

Executive Director & Division Chief, Abdominal Transplantation

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (1998 - 2000)
Ryutaro Hirose, M.D.

Professor of Surgery 
Division of Transplant Surgery
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Value
Associate Program Director,
UCSF General Surgery Residency Program
Surgical Medical Director, Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).

Sandy Feng, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Vice Chair for Research

Robert Osorio, M.D., FACS

Chair, Barry S. Levin Department of Transplantation

California Pacific Medical Center

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (1995 - 1997)
Shunji Narumi, M.D.

Director, Transplant Surgery

Kidney Disease Center

Japanese Red Cross Nagoya Daini Hospital, Nagoya City, Japan

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (1995 - 1997)
Chris E. Freise, M.D.

Professor & Division Chief
Division of Transplant Surgery

Michael Wachs, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (1993 - 1995)
Susan Orloff, M.D.

Professor of Surgery

Oregon Health & Science University

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (1992 - 1994)
Lisa Florence, M.D.

Director, Kidney Transplant Program

Swedish Medical Center

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (1992 - 1994)
Ginny L. Bumgardner, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery

The Ohio State University

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (1991 - 1993)
Peter G. Stock, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program
Surgical Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant Program
Co-Director, Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplant Program
Program, Director, T32 Training Program in Transplant Surgery

John M. Rabkin, M.D.

Transplant Surgeon

California Pacific Medical Center

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (1989 - 1991)
John McVicar, M.D.

Professor

UC Davis Health

Abdominal Transplant Fellow (1988 - 1990)
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