We are committed to ensuring that our fellows will be trained to be well rounded transplant surgeons with adept surgical skills and obtain the knowledge necessary to practice transplant surgery in the academic or community setting.
The Loma Linda University Health Transplant Surgery Fellowship is a two-year program newly accredited by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons for liver (adult), kidney (adult and pediatric), and pancreas transplantation. Fellows will receive operative training in solid organ transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, and multi-organ donor procurements.
Why Choose Loma Linda Transplant Surgery Fellowship
- High volume transplant center (> 100 livers, > 200 kidneys [including 40-50 living donors and 10-12 pediatric patients], and average of 10 pancreas transplants per year), ensuring stellar surgical training
- Although the program is not certified in HPB surgery training, the transplant service performs about 50-75 HPB and general surgery cases per year.
Balanced training in pre- and post-operative evaluation/management of transplant patients, training in the evaluation of deceased donor organ offers, significant interactions with transplant nephrologists and hepatologists, and exposure to day-day clinical and transplant quality operations of a transplant program
Newly built and the most modern and state-of-the-art adult and children’s hospital (scheduled move-in, Summer 2021)