Carlos O. Esquivel

Transplant surgeon, Liver transplant surgeon, Kidney transplant surgeon, Hepatobiliary surgeon, Pancreatic surgeon, Pancreas transplant surgeon

Arnold and Barbara Silverman Professor in Pediatric Transplantation in the School of Medicine

Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Suite A160
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-498-7878
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Liver Transplant Program

Professional Education

  • Residency: UC Davis Medical Center (1984) CA
  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1985) PA
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (1985)
  • Fellowship: University of Lund (1983) Sweden
  • Internship: UC Davis Medical Center (1978) CA
  • Medical Education: University of Costa Rica School of Medicine (1975) Costa Rica
  • Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, Transplantation (1985)
  • Residency, University of California, Davis, Surgery (1984)
  • Internship, University of California, Davis, Surgery (1978)
  • Ph.D., University of Lund, Sweden, Medicine (1983)
  • MD, University of Costa Rica, Medicine (1975)

Honors & Awards

  • National Research Service Award, NIH (1980)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (1990)
  • Premio a la Superacion (Honor al Merito) by Rafael A. Calderon F. Presidente de la Republica, Costa Rica (1991)
  • Member, American Surgical Association (1997)
  • 1st Recipient "The Arnold and Barbara Chair in Pediatric Transplantation", Stanford University (1999)
  • Honoree 'Salute to Excellence', American Liver Foundation, Northern California Chapter (2003)
  • President, San Francisco Surgical Society (2010 - 2011)
  • Francis Moore Excellence in Mentorship in the field of Transplantation Surgery Award, American Society of Transplant Surgeons (2015)
  • Medical Staff Distinguished Service Award, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (April 16, 2015)

Administrative Appointments

  • Chief, Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Stanford University (1998 - Present)
  • Associate Director, Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection, Stanford University (2004 - Present)
  • Director, Abdominal Transplant Fellowship, Stanford University (1998 - Present)
  • Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, Stanford University (1995 - 1997)
  • Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program, Stanford University (1995 - Present)

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