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Justin Parekh, M.D.

Justin Parekh, M.D.

UCSF General Surgery Chief Resident,
Class of 2012
Abdominal Transplantation Fellow
2013-2015

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  • Stanford University, BS (Biological Sciences); BA (Economics); 1996-2000
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, MD, 2001-2005
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Master of Arts and Science, Clinical Research, 2008-2010
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, General Surgery, 2005-2012
  • University of California, San Francisco, Surgical Research, 2008-2010
  • Impact of diabetes on graft function and patient survival
  • Split-liver transplantation
  • Transplant outcomes

Justin Parekh, M.D. completed his undergraduate education at Stanford University where he obtained degrees in Biological Sciences and Economics. After graduating from Stanford, Dr. Parekh worked in healthcare consulting for one year and then moved on to medical school at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his general surgery residency at UCSF where he would later serve as an attending on the emergency and general surgery service. During his residency, Dr. Parekh obtained his Master's degree in clinical research and has put this expertise to use studying transplant outcomes with a focus on the impact of diabetes on graft function and patient survival.

  1. Parekh J, Bostrom A, Feng S. Diabetes mellitus: a risk factor for delayed graft function after deceased donor kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant 2010;10:298-303.
  2. Parekh J, Niemann CU, Dang K, Hirose R. Intraoperative hyperglyemia augments ischemia reperfusion injury in renal transplantation: a prospective study. J Transplant 2011;2011:652458. doi:10.1155/2011/652458.
  3. Parekh J, Corley DA, Feng S. Diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia: prevalence over time and impact on long-term survival after liver transplantation. Am J Transplant 2012;12:2181-2187.
  4. Vagefi PA, Parekh J, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Outcomes with split liver transplantation in 106 recipients: the University of California, San Francisco, experience from 1993 to 2010. Arch Surg 2011;146:1052-1059.
  5. Roll GR, Parekh JR, Parker WF, Siegler M, Pomfret EA, Ascher NL, Roberts P. Left hepatectomy versus right hepatectomy for living donor liver transplantation: shifting the risk form the donor to the recipient. Liver Transpl 2013;19:472-481.

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