$$ Dev Mahendra Desai, MD Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Appointments: 214-456-8600

Board Certification American Board of Surgery
Languages Spoken: English,
Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of California San Francisco Sch of Med (1995)


Stanford University Medical Center (1996), General Surgery


Stanford University Medical Center (2001), General Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center (1997), General Surgery


Stanford University Medical Center (2003), Transplant Surgery

Graduate School

University of California at San Francisco (1994)
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

  • Liver Transplantation Desai, Esquivel Anesthesiologist’s Manual of Surgical Procedures, 3rd Ed 2003 Lippincott Williams Wilki
  • Half-Life Analysis of Pancreas and Kidney Transplants.
    • Marroquin, Edwards, Collins, Desai, Tuttle-Newhall, Kuo Transplantation 2005 80 272-275
  • Gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to complicated gastroduodenal ulcer disease in liver transplant patients taking sirolimus.
    • Smith, Bai, Marroquin, Tuttle-Newhall, Desai, Collins, Muir, Kuo, McHutchinson, Rockey. Clinical Transplantation 2005 19 250-254
  • The current status of living donor liver transplantation.
    • Tuttle-Newhall, Collins, Desai, Kuo, Heneghan Current Problems in Surgery 2005 42(3) 144-183
  • Perioperative Management of Special Populations: Immunocompromised Host
    • Desai, Kuo Surgery Clinics of North America 2005 85(6) 1267-1282

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • International Pediatric Transplant Association
  • Society of University Surgeons
  • United Network of Organ Sharing

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • ASTS-Novartis
  • Fellowship in Transplantation (2001)
  • International Pediatric Transplant Association
  • Travel Grant (2000)
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • John Henry Smith Award (2000)
  • Transplantation Society
  • Travel Grant (2000)
  • Pfizer/American College of Surgeson
  • Travel Award (1999)