Yuri Genyk, MD

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Yuri Genyk

Professor of Clinical Surgery, Division Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Abdominal

Keck School of Medicine of USC, University of Southern California

Dr. Yuri Genyk a professor of clinical surgery at the USC School of Medicine and the Division of Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic and Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery. Additionally, he is an attending surgeon at Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA). He received his postgraduate medical and research training at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He is an expert in living-related donor liver transplantation, adult and pediatric liver transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation as well as non-transplant hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Shortly after Dr. Genyk joined the USC faculty, the USC Liver Transplant Team pioneered living-related donor liver transplantation at CHLA and Keck Hospital of USC. Dr. Genyk is board certified in general surgery and ASTS certified in transplantation surgery. He is associate director of Abdominal Organ Transplant and surgical director of Living Donor Liver Transplant Program at USCUH, as well as surgical director of Pediatric Liver/Intestinal Transplant Program at CHLA. His research interests include innovations in live donor liver transplantation, new approaches to surgical treatment of extensive tumors of liver and pancreas, minimally invasive surgery for hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases, liver regeneration and immunological tolerance in transplantation. Dr. Genyk was the recipient of the American Liver Foundation Healthcare Visionary Award in 2019.

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