Welcome to the Division of Abdominal Transplantation

We are and will always be the most experienced team in complex organ transplantation.

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    Two Surgeons Join Transplant Team

    Two surgeons will join Stanford's Division of Abdominal Transplantation by the end of the year. Dr. Kazunari Sasaki will be a Clinical Associate Professor in the Clinical Educator Line and Dr. Varvara A. Kirchner will be an Associate Professor of Surgery in the University Medical Line.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Olivia Martinez to take on new role: Vice Chair for Basic and Translational Science

    Dr. Olivia M. Martinez is currently Professor of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplantation, and for 2020-21, she has been appointed Vice Chair of Basic & Translational Research in the Department of Surgery. She is also the Director of Stanford Immunology and Director of the PhD Program in Immunology at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

  • – Surgery

    HTTC: Dr. Carlos Esquivel, International Pediatric Transplant Association

    Learn about Dr. Carlos Esquivel's International Pediatric Transplant Association Presidency. Dr. Carlos Esquivel is chief of the Division of Abdominal Transplantation and president-elect of the International Pediatric Transplant Association.

  • – Surgery

    High-resolution phenotyping of early acute rejection reveals a conserved alloimmune signature

    Congratulations to James Harden and co-authors from the Abdominal Transplant research team for publishing: High-resolution phenotyping of early acute rejection reveals a conserved alloimmune signature

  • – Surgery

    Kidney Transplant Team Receives ISP Star Award

    Stanford's Kidney Transplant Team is a recipient of this year's Integrated Strategic Plan Star Awards. According to their website, "This honor recognizes individuals and teams from the Stanford Medicine community who, through their extraordinary efforts, embody the strategic priorities of our ISP: Value Focused, Digitally Driven, and Uniquely Stanford."