Andrew Posselt, MD, PhD.
Dr. Andrew Posselt is a transplant and general surgeon who heads the UCSF Human Pancreatic Islet Transplantation Program and is one of the directors of the UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center. He earned his medical degree and doctorate degree in immunology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Posselt subsequently completed an internal medicine residency, general surgery residency and transplant fellowship at UCSF, before joining the faculty in 2003.
Dr. Posselt specializes in adult and pediatric kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, adult and pediatric liver transplantation, and laparoscopic and open bariatric surgery. In addition to caring for patients, he is actively involved in research that is investigating pancreatic islet cell transplantation, mechanisms of allograft rejection and tolerance, and the metabolic and biochemical consequences of bariatric surgery. Dr. Posselt is also a member of several professional and honorary societies and has given a number of presentations on issues regarding clinic and basic transplantation. He holds the position of associate professor in residency in surgery at UCSF, where he supervises residents and fellows on both the transplant and general surgery services.
University of California
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