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Meet Our Team

Our team of experts span the complete spectrum of medical and surgical disciplines to provide the best possible comprehensive care for patients with complex liver diseases.

multidisciplinary

Pediatric Surgery

Amar Nijagal, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco

Maura E. O

Pediatric Surgery Nurse Practitioner

Transplant

Chris E. Freise, M.D.

Professor & Division Chief
Division of Transplant Surgery

Pediatric nurse practitioner

James M. Gardner, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery

Sang-Mo Kang, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation
UCSF-Benioff Children’s Hospital

John P. Roberts, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Endowed Chair in Abdominal Transplantation

Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Associate Director, UCSF Surgical Skills Center
Director, Abdominal Transplant Fellowship Program

Hepatology

HS Assoc Clinical Professor, Pediatrics

James M. Gardner, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery

Prita Mohanty, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology And Nutrition

Ucsf Benioff Children's Hospital, Oakland

Emily Perito, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Assistant Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant
Co-director, Pediatric Pancreas Program
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

Sue J. Rhee, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
Medical Director, Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Program
Co-Director, Pediatric Pancreas Program
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

Philip Rosenthal, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery

Director of Pediatric Hepatology Research

Director, Pediatric Hepatology

S. Kathryn Smith, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology (GI), Hepatology and Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics

Hepatobiliary Oncology

Pediatric hematologist and oncologist

Registered Nurse

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF
Director, Molecular Oncology Initiative, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Benioff UCSF Professorship in Children's Health, Division of Hematology and Oncology

Research

Assistant Professor, Pathology

Associate Professor, Radiology

Amar Nijagal, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco

Emily Perito, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Assistant Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant
Co-director, Pediatric Pancreas Program
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

Pediatric hematologist and oncologist

Philip Rosenthal, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery

Director of Pediatric Hepatology Research

Director, Pediatric Hepatology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF
Director, Molecular Oncology Initiative, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Benioff UCSF Professorship in Children's Health, Division of Hematology and Oncology

Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology

Radiology

Associate Professor, Radiology

K. Pallav Kolli, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Pathology

Assistant Professor, Pathology

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