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Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS

Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS

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

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(415) 353-8725
shareef.syed@ucsf.edu
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University Of Leicester, United Kingdom, 2008
Royal College Of Surgeons, United Kingdom, 2011

  • University of California, San Francisco, General Surgery Residency Program, Completed June, 2016
  • University of California, San Francisco, Abdominal Transplant Surgery, 2016-2018
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Choledochal Cysts
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Primary Liver Cancer)
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cysts
  • Liver Metastases (Secondary Liver Cancer)
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
  • Living Donor Liver Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Pediatric Liver Transplantation

Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS Syed is a general surgeon specializing in abdominal transplantation. Dr. Syed is Associate Director of the UCSF Surgical Skills Center and Director of Abdominal Transplant Fellowship Program.

After completing his medical degree at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom, Dr. Syed completed 3 years of medical and surgical residency in the National Health Service. During this period, he qualified for and was admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons, UK.  

Dr. Syed completed his general surgery residency at Central Michigan University (junior years) and University of California San Francisco (senior years) where he graduated.  He then completed his American Society of Transplant Surgeons accredited abdominal transplant fellowship at UCSF.  His specialized training included the performance of adult and pediatric kidney and liver and transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, and hepatobiliary and dialysis access procedures.  He holds membership in numerous professional organizations including: American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, American Society of transplantation and The Americas Hepato-Pancreato-biliary Association.  

Dr. Syed's research is focused on outcomes of liver and kidney transplant patients with special emphasis on hepatocellular carcinoma. He is currently studying the impact of long waitlist times and local regional therapies on liver transplant outcomes for patients with liver cancer. He is also investigating novel noninvasive tests to detect kidney rejection.

Dr. Syed also dedicated to the education and mentorship of medical students, general surgery residents and abdominal transplant fellows.

  Award  
  Confired By    
  Date    
  • Faculty Teaching Award
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • 2019
  • Lawrence W. Way Critical Thinking Award
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • 2016
  • Lawrence W. Way Critical Thinking Award
  • University of California San Francisco
  • 2016
  • The Louis E. Zeile, Outstanding Resident in Surgery
  • Central Michigan University
  • 2014
  • The Louis E. Zeile Outstanding Resident in Surgery
  • Central Michigan University
  • 2014
  • MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 24
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    1. Chipman V, Cooper M, Thomas AG, Ronin M, Lee B, Flechner S, Leeser D, Segev DL, Mandelbrot DA, Lunow-Luke T, Syed S, Hil G, Freise CE, Waterman AD, Roll GR. Motivations and outcomes of compatible living donor-recipient pairs in paired exchange. Am J Transplant. 2021 Sep 01. View in PubMed
    2. Shareef Syed, Sandy Feng. Deceased Liver Donors. . 2021 Mar 12; 190-202. View in PubMed
    3. Wisel SA, Thiessen C, Day R, Belin LJ, Syed SM, Hirose R, Ascher N, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Setting rules for the sandbox: A response to "Successfully sharing the sandbox: A perspective on combined DCD liver and heart donor procurement". Am J Transplant. 2021 05; 21(5):1981-1982. View in PubMed
    4. Sherman C, Syed S, Gardner J, Yao FY. CON: Portal Vein Thrombosis Does Not Impact Liver Transplantation Outcomes. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2020 Oct; 16(4):132. View in PubMed
    5. Brian R, Stock P, Syed S, Hirose K, Reilly L, O'Sullivan P. How COVID-19 inspired surgical residents to rethink educational programs. Am J Surg. 2021 05; 221(5):923-924. View in PubMed
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