Amit Mathur

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
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Brief Bio

Amit K. Mathur, M.D., M.S. is a Consultant in the Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona and an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. Dr. Mathur is the Fellowship Program Director of Abdominal Transplant Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He also serves as the Enterprise Director for Transplant Quality and Compliance at Mayo Clinic.

His clinical interests are in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation, and utilization of extended criteria donor organs. His academic interests focus on clinical outcomes and health care utilization after transplantation and complex surgery, barriers in access to deceased donor and living donor transplantation, and quality of transplant care delivery.

Dr. Mathur attended the University of Florida where he earned a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with high honors. He received his MD degree with Honors in Research from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his general surgical training and served as Administrative Chief Resident at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. During that period, he completed a two-year Health Services Research Fellowship focused on Transplantation at the University of Michigan and earned a MS degree in Health and Healthcare Research. He was a visiting scholar with the Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Multi-organ Abdominal Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery at the University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor.

Dr. Mathur is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of several professional societies including the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Surgeons, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Association of Academic Surgery, Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society, and the International Liver Transplantation Society. He has received a number of honors and awards for his scholarly and research activities, including the 2022 American Society of Transplant Surgeons Rising Star in Transplantation Award. Dr. Mathur has published extensively in peer-reviewed publications, books, and other publications related to his expertise.

Area(s) of Focus
I am a transplant and HPB surgeon specializing in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation and cancers of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. My academic interests include clinical outcomes, quality of care, and health care utilization in organ failure, transplantation, living donation, and oncology. My goals are to improve care for patients through effective health care processes, develop better treatments and health care delivery strategies while providing the best quality care to every patient. Extensive experience in clinical transplantation, oncology, and surgical care.

Alliance Presentations

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Increasing Liver Utilization Using Hard to Place Livers

Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 2:00pm

The Alliance Conversation Series brings you cost-free, fast-paced collaborative opportunities that highlight successful donation and transplantation practices across the country. Through shared insight, multidisciplinary experts identify solutions to critical challenges affecting the community of practice and actively share them for open discussion and broader knowledge of effective practices.

The Alliance is not an advocacy organization and always intends to maintain an objective and unbiased perspective.

Sessions are designed to be approximately 30-45 minutes in length and encourage real-time feedback and participation from viewers.

Overview: The liver transplant community is continually challenged by a lack of donor livers to adequately meet the needs of transplant candidates. Recently, there has been a rapid increase in the number of liver donors with suboptimal donor criteria, particularly DCD donors. These “hard to place livers “present a challenge to both OPOs and transplant centers for different reasons. The advent of liver perfusion represents a potential opportunity to increase utilization of “hard to place livers” but limitations of these technologies must also be acknowledged.

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