Douglas G. Farmer, MD

Douglas G. Farmer, MD

Liver Transplant Surgery
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Pfleger Liver Institute
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 214
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-794-4337

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certification

Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 1998

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 1998

Residency

UCLA School of Medicine, 1996

Internship

UCLA School of Medicine, 1990

Degree

Duke University School of Medicine, MD, 1989

Recognitions

  • Los Angeles Magazine Southern California Super Doctors 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 (Top 5% Regional Doctors by peer review selection).
  • Travel Grant Awardee, XIth Congress of the International Liver Transplantation Society, July 21st-23rd, 2005.
  • Rising Star Awardee, XIth Congress of the International Liver Transplantation Society, July 21st-23rd, 2005.
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Locations

West Los Angeles

Pfleger Liver Institute

Liver Transplant Surgery| Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery| Pediatric Liver Transplant Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Combined transplant (intestine-liver)
Short bowel syndrome
Multi organ transplant
Intestine transplant
Liver surgery
Liver transplant

Research

Interests

  • Outcomes after liver transplantation
  • Outcomes after intestinal transplantation
  • Ischemia and reperfusion injury of the liver and intestine 
  • Donor-specific antibody

Recognitions

  • Los Angeles Magazine Southern California Super Doctors 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 (Top 5% Regional Doctors by peer review selection).
  • Travel Grant Awardee, XIth Congress of the International Liver Transplantation Society, July 21st-23rd, 2005.
  • Rising Star Awardee, XIth Congress of the International Liver Transplantation Society, July 21st-23rd, 2005.
  • Young Investigator Award x2, IXth International Small Bowel Transplant Symposium, Brussels, Belgium, June 30th – July 2nd, 2005.
  • UCLA Healthcare Star Award for Dedication to Excellence, October 2004.
  • Young Investigator Award, American Transplant Congress 2004, Abstract #1016.
  • Certificate of Congratulations, City of Los Angeles, November 1st, 2003.
  • Certificate of Recognition, California State Senate, November 1st, 2003.
  • Recipient, 2003 Recipient of “Angel on Earth” Award from Angels in Heaven and Earth Foundation, November 1st, 2003.
  • Medicare approval by Department of Health and Human Services for Dumont-UCLA Intestinal Transplant Program, May 23rd, 2003.
  • Recipient, Franklin H. Martin MD, FACS Research Fellowship, July 2000.
  • Traveler Grant Recipient, Japanese Surgical Society, 100th Annual Congress, Tokyo Japan, April, 2000.
  • Resident of the Year, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, 1990-1991
  • Resident of the Year, Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, 1990-1991
  • Magna Cum Laude, Duke University 1985
  • Class Honors, Duke University 1983-85
  • Dean’s List, Duke University 1982-85
  • Salutatorian, Myers Park HS 1981
  • National Honor Society 1979-81