Welcome to the Division of Abdominal Transplantation

  • – Abdominal Transplantation

    Dr. Melcher Receives 2018-19 Award for Outstanding Contribution to GME for Program Directors

    Dr. Marc Melcher, an associate professor in the Division of Abdominal Transplantation, was selected as the recipient of Stanford's 2018-19 Award for Outstanding Contribution to GME for Program Directors. According to the GME's website, the award is given to a program director who has had a significant positive impact on the program. Dr. Melcher has served as Residency Director for the Division of General Surgery for the past 8 years but announced in April that he would be stepping down at the close of this academic year.

  • – Abdominal Transplantation

    Dr. Krams Wins Biosciences Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

    Dr. Sheri Krams, a professor in the Division of Abdominal Transplantation, is the winner of the 2018-19 Stanford Biosciences Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award.

  • – Surgery

    6 Surgeon Scientists Awarded Seed Grants

    Six surgeon scientists (including two from the Division of Abdominal Transplantation) have been awarded funds as part of the Department of Surgery’s new Seed Grant Program.

  • – Abdominal Transplantation

    Dr. Melcher Elected SF Surgical President

    Dr. Marc Melcher, an associate professor in the Division of Abdominal Transplantation, was elected president of the San Francisco Surgical Society on May 22, 2019. According to an article in the February 1982 edition of the American Journal of Surgery, the SF Surgical Society was founded in 1939 to promote the art and science of surgery by the free interchange of ideas between members.

  • – Abdominal Transplantation

    Dr. Esquivel Elected President of IPTA

    Dr. Carlos Esquivel, chief of the Division of Abdominal Transplantation, has been elected president of the International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA). Esquivel will officially take office at the 2021 Congress in Prague. The IPTA is composed of approximately 650 members from more than 30 countries.