The Dumont-UCLA Transplant Center and the Dumont-UCLA Liver Cancer Center offer a dual ASTS (American Society of Transplant Surgeons) accredited fellowship in both multi-organ transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery. This two-year program provides an intensive experience in transplantation of the liver, kidney, pancreas, and small bowel in addition to hepatobiliary surgery. UCLA participates in the Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship Match Program through the NRMP for the three fellowship positions available each year. Applicants must have completed a US general surgery residency and are encouraged to initiate the application process 1 - 1.5 years in advance of the July 1st start date they wish to be considered for. DEA certificate is required.
To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:
Ronald W. Busuttil, M.D., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor and Executive Chairman, UCLA Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation
UCLA School of Medicine, 77-120 CHS
10833 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095
For more information, please contact Colleen Devaney, Administrative Director Multi-Organ Transplantation & Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellowship at (310) 267-8054.
The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) provides a toll-free patient services lines to help transplant candidates, recipients, and family members understand organ allocation practices and transplantation data. You may also call this number to discuss problems you may be experiencing with your transplant center or the transplantation system in general. The toll-free patient services line number is 1-888-894-6361