The Penn Transplant Institute, led by Abraham Shaked, MD, PhD, is one of busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country, providing exceptional global care for the transplant recipient, and leading in cutting edge research in transplant science.
The Penn Transplant Institute has active programs in hand, heart, kidney, liver, lung, pancreas and islet cell transplantation, as well as living donor programs for kidney and liver.
In addition, the liver and kidney transplant programs at Penn Medicine and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have collaborated for decades to provide pediatric transplant care.
Penn offers total integration of care for all transplant recipients from pre-surgery management, through the transplant surgery and postoperative care.
All of the transplant faculty have active basic science laboratories and are nationally recognized leaders in their field of transplantation.
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Dr. Abraham Shaked is a nationally recognized leader in the field of transplantation. He is one of the most experienced surgeons in the country in adult and pediatric liver transplantation, and has a special interest in hepatobiliary malignancy, as well as biliary reconstruction.