Dev Mahendra Desai, MD $$

Pediatric Transplant Surgeon

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Dr. Dev Desai with patient Charley - Children's Health

Education and Training

Medical School
University of CA at San Francisco School 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 CA at San Francisco School of Med (1994)
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery


    Departments and Programs

    • Research Interests

      • Kidney Transplant Surgery
      • Liver Transplant Surgery
    • 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

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

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