Transplant Surgery

Below is the list of presenters, their talk topics and the learning objectives. To schedule a Grand Rounds talk, please complete this form.

Rolf Barth, MD | Curriculum Vitae
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary

Face Transplantation and Transplantation Studies in Vascularized Composite Allografts

  • Discuss status of emerging field of vascularized composite allotransplantation
  • Describe preclinical research in animal models investigating face transplantation
  • Present Clinical trial of face transplantation and outcomes

Paradigm Shifts in Liver Transplantation

  • Expanded indications for liver transplant - alcoholic, Hepatitis and Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Improved Surgical Approaches - specialized anesthesia, ICU, surgical teams
  • Living Donor Liver Transplants – discuss rationale and growth of living donor transplants

University of Maryland Experience with Liver Transplant for HCC

  • Course participants will understand the current state of liver transplant Tatian for patients inside Milan criteria
  • Participant to have an understanding of how the allocation of organs in the new share 35 era has affected liver cancer patients
  • Participants will understand the role living donor liver transplant has had in the treatment of HCC

 


Jonathan Bromberg, MD, PHD 
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director,Liver Transplantation

Advances in Kidney Transplantation

Pancreas and Islet Transplantation

Transplantation Immunosuppression

 


 

UMMC's Erika Feller 

Erika Feller, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Heart Transplantation

Mechanical Circulatory Support: Past, Present and Future

Treatment Strategies for End-stage Heart Failure

LVADs (Left Ventricular Assist Devices) for End-stage Cardiomyopathy

 


 

 

Steve Hanish, MD | Curriculum Vitae
Director of Hepatobiliary Surgery 

Topic: Paradigm Shifts in HCC Therapy 

State of the Art: What's New in Liver Transplantation and Management of the Hepatic Failure?

 


 

Jonathan LaMattina, MD | Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Living Donor Liver Transplantation

  • Learn the rationale for living liver donation
  • Understand the surgical approach for living donor hepatectomy
  • Appreciate potential donor and recipient complications

Beyond Mere Liver Transplantation

  • Convey modern alternative to emergent deceased donor liver transplantation
  • Discuss present strategies aiming towards clinical liver xenotransplantation
  • Demonstrate techniques for liver generation in the laboratory

State of the Art: What's New in Liver Transplantation and Management of the Hepatic Failure?

  • Convey modern alternatives to emergent deceased donor liver transplantation
  • Discuss present strategies aiming towards clinical liver xenotransplantation
  • Demonstrate techniques for liver generation in the laboratory

 


Silke Niederhaus, MD | Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor
Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Surgeon
Recipient- Pediatric Kidney Transplant

Successful Use of Pediatric Kidney Transplanted Into Adult Recipients

  • To define what a pediatric donor kidney is and why it is different from an adult donor
  • To delineate when to use a pediatric donor kidney as a single organ vs 'en block'
  • To discuss complications specific to pediatric donor kidneys

Overview of Pancreas Transplantation

  • To discuss indications for a pancreas transplant
  • To discuss the history of pancreas transplantation
  • To discuss the nature of the operation and its complications