Sukru H. Emre

Professor of Surgery at Yale University

Sukru H. Emre

Sukru H. Emre

Professor of Surgery at Yale University

Biography

Yale University
Sukru H Emre
Professor Surgery


Dr. Sukru Emre oversees the activities of Yale-New Haven Transplantation Center and its multidisciplinary group of physicians and caregivers, and continues to offer his specialty, adult and pediatric liver transplantation. Dr. Emre is section chief of transplant surgery and immunology in the department of surgery at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Emre received his medical degree from the University of Istanbul where he also completed a residency in general surgery. His clinical post-doctoral training includes completion of a hepatobiliary surgery fellowship at the University of Istanbul and a transplant fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He also completed two transplantation research fellowships, one at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn and another at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He holds a foreign board certification in general surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Emre is an expert in adult and pediatric liver transplantations. He has performed more than 1,500 liver transplants, of which the youngest patient was 16 days old and the oldest was 75 years old. His special interests are performing split-liver transplants (dividing a liver between two recipients thus saving two lives) and living donor transplants which involves transplanting a portion of a donor's healthy liver. He is also expert in hepato-biliary surgery including resection for liver cancer, portal hypertension surgery, repair of complex bile duct injuries and Kasai procedure for biliary atresia. Dr. Emre's research interests include acute liver failure, biliary atresia and rare cholestatic diseases in children, and transplanting adult patients with hepatitis B, C and liver cancer.

Education & Training

M.D.
University of Istanbul, Turkey (1977)
Resident
University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey, General Surgery
Fellow
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, Transplant Surgery
Fellow
University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey, Hepatobiliary Surgery

Honors & Recognition

Triangle Award
Transplant Recipient International Organization (12/2002)
America's Top Doctors
Castle Connolly (2005)
America's Top Doctors
Castle Connolly (2006)
America's Top Doctors
Castle Connolly (2007)
America's Top Doctors
Castle Connolly (2008)
America's Top Doctors

Research Interests

Living donor liver transplantation; Quality of life after transplant; Recurrent diseases after transplantation; Acute rejection; Autoimmune hepatitis; Organ allocation and organ donation; Chronic allograft dysfunction; Early graft function/dysfunction; Infectious complications of immunosuppression; Complications of transplantation and immunosuppression; Expanded donors; High-risk recipient; Immunosuppressive agents; Ischemia-reperfusion injury; Malignancy: donor, transplant candidates, and transplant recipients; Post-Tansplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD); Hepatocellular carcinoma and transplantation; Surgical techniques and complications; Viral hepatitis
Selected Publications

Schilsky ML, Honiden S, Arnott L, Emre S. ICU management of acute liver failure. Clin Chest Med. 2009 Mar;30(1):71-87, viii. Review.
Vaudry W, Ettenger R, Jara P, Varela-Fascinetto G, Bouw MR, Ives J, Walker R; Valcyte WV16726 Study Group. Collaborators: Walker R, Birk P, Vaudry W, Niaudet P, Hetzer R, Ojeda S, Varela-Fascinetto G, Jara P, Melgosa-Hijosa M, Manzanares J, Simon J, Emre S, Ettenger R, Hmeil P, Pescovitz M, Sherbotie J, Thomas S. Valganciclovir dosing according to body surface area and renal function in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2009 Mar;9(3):636-43.
Madan RP, Campbell AL, Shust GF, Kahn AR, Wistinghausen B, Posada R, Kerkar N, Shneider BL, Emre S, Herold BC. A hybrid strategy for the prevention of cytomegalovirus-related complications in pediatric liver transplantation recipients.Transplantation. 2009 May 15;87(9):1318-24.
Emre S, Dugan C, Frankenberg T, Hudgins LC, Gagliardi R, Artis AT, Rodriguez-Laiz G, Gondolesi G, Shneider BL, Kerkar N. Surgical portosystemic shunts and the Rex bypass in children: a single-centre experience.HPB (Oxford). 2009;11(3):252-7.
Bzowej N, Han S, Degertekin B, Keeffe EB, Emre S, Brown R, Reddy R, Lok AS; National Institutes of Health Hepatitis B Virus Orthotopic Liver Transplantation Study Group.Liver transplantation outcomes among Caucasians, Asian Americans, and African Americans with hepatitis B. Liver Transpl. 2009 Sep;15(9):1010-20.

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