George V. Mazariegos, MD, is Chief of Pediatric Transplantation at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation and at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute. He is a professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the departments of Surgery, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and holds the Jamie Lee Curtis Chair in Pediatric Transplantation Surgery. Dr. Mazariegos serves as President for the Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Association (IRTA), as Secretary/Treasurer of Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) and as Councilor of the International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA). He is also an active member of the American Surgical Association and the Society for University Surgeons. Recently, Dr. Mazariegos and colleagues founded the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation (www.starzltransplantnetwork.com), a consortium bringing innovation and tech partners together with patients, families and transplant centers to transform outcomes in children receiving transplantation.
15:00 - 16:00
|Concurrent Interactive Workshop — Optimizing Care in Intestine Transplantation||Isolated liver transplantation in progressive IFALD - who and when||Seymour Room|
10:00 - 11:00
|Oral Abstract Session — Intestine: Progress in Intestinal Transplantation||IRTA Registry||Seymour Room|