Carlos O. Esquivel, M.D., Ph.D.,FACS

Carlos O. Esquivel, M.D., Ph.D.,FACS

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

Intestinal Transplant Program

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

  • Residency: UC Davis Health Dept of Surgery (1984) CA
  • Internship: UC Davis Health Dept of Surgery (1978) CA
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (1985)
  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1985) PA
  • Fellowship: University of Lund (1983) Sweden
  • 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

  • 1st Recipient "The Arnold and Barbara Chair in Pediatric Transplantation", Stanford University (1999)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (1990)
  • Francis Moore Excellence in Mentorship in the field of Transplantation Surgery Award, American Society of Transplant Surgeons (2015)
  • Honoree 'Salute to Excellence', American Liver Foundation, Northern California Chapter (2003)
  • Medical Staff Distinguished Service Award, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (April 16, 2015)
  • Member, American Surgical Association (1997)
  • National Research Service Award, NIH (1980)
  • Premio a la Superacion (Honor al Merito) by Rafael A. Calderon F. Presidente de la Republica, Costa Rica (1991)
  • President, San Francisco Surgical Society (2010 - 2011)
  • President Elect, International Pediatric Transplant Association (May 6, 2019)

Administrative Appointments

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

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