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John P. Roberts, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Endowed Chair in Abdominal Transplantation

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Academic Office
(415) 353-1888 Clinical, Liver
(415) 353-1551 Clinical, Kidney and Pancreas
(415) 353-9321 Academic
john.roberts@ucsf.edu
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  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA, B.S., Biology, 1972-76
  • University of California, San Diego, CA, M.D., Medicine, 1976-80
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA., Resident, Surgery, 1980-83
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA., Resident, Surgery, 1985-86
  • Cornell University, New York, NY, Fellow, Research, 1983-85
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Fellow, Transplant, 1986-87
  • American Board of Surgery, 1988, renewed 2006
  • Cost of Transplantation
  • Ethical Issues in Transplantation
  • Immunosuppression
  • Organ Allocation

John P. Roberts, M.D. is a transplant surgeon and professor of surgery in the Division of Transplant Surgery. He also hold the Endowed Chair in Abdominal Transplantation. Dr. Roberts is a former interim chair of the Department of Surgery and served in that role from October 2016 through March 2018.

After receiving his medical degree at the University of California, San Diego, Dr. Roberts completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Washington, Cornell University and the University of Minnesota. Dr. Roberts supervises medical students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows. He has received awards from the residents for his teaching efforts. He is active in health policy regarding transplantation and is a member of professional and public service organizations related to this field.

Dr. Roberts serves on numerous national committees related to his expertise on organ distribution. He frequently delivers presentations on topics involving transplantation science and the management of surgical patients. 

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  • TRANSPLANTATION AND HEPATOTOXINS FOR LIVER CANCER
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    Jan 1993
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    Dec 1997
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MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 223
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  1. Peters TG, Bragg-Gresham JL, Klopstock AC, Roberts JP, Chertow G, McCormick F, Held PJ. Estimated Impact of Novel Coronavirus-19 and Transplant Center Inactivity on ESRD-related Patient Mortality in the United States. Clin Transplant. 2021 Mar 22; e14292. View in PubMed
  2. Braun HJ, Roberts JP. Current status of left lobe adult to adult living donor liver transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2021 Feb 11. View in PubMed
  3. Roll GR, Roberts JP. With the proven tenacity of waitlist mortality shouldn't we resist the urge to make mountains out of statistical molehills? Liver Transpl. 2021 Feb 09. View in PubMed
  4. Hansen KS, Ghersin H, Piper M, Tavakol M, Lee B, Esserman LJ, Roberts JP, Freise C, Ascher NL, Mukhtar RA. A World-Wide Survey on Kidney Transplantation Practices in Breast Cancer Survivors: The Need for New Management Guidelines. Am J Transplant. 2021 Jan 09. View in PubMed
  5. Motter JD, Jackson KR, Long JJ, Waldram MM, Orandi BJ, Montgomery RA, Stegall MD, Jordan SC, Benedetti E, Dunn TB, Ratner LE, Kapur S, Pelletier RP, Roberts JP, Melcher ML, Singh P, Sudan DL, Posner MP, El-Amm JM, Shapiro R, Cooper M, Verbesey JE, Lipkowitz GS, Rees MA, Marsh CL, Sankari BR, Gerber DA, Wellen JR, Bozorgzadeh A, Gaber AO, Heher EC, Weng FL, Djamali A, Helderman JH, Concepcion BP, Brayman KL, Oberholzer J, Kozlowski T, Covarrubias K, Massie AB, Segev DL, Garonzik-Wang JM. Delayed Graft Function and Acute Rejection Following HLA-Incompatible Living Donor Kidney Transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2020 Dec 28. View in PubMed
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