The surgeons on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Health are internationally renowned experts in the field of liver transplants and have published and presented some of the most groundbreaking research in national medical journals and at international professional symposiums.
Giuliano Testa, MD, chief of the Simmons Transplant Institute and division chief of abdominal transplant began the uterus transplant clinical trial as principal investigator. Baylor University Medical Center was the first in the United States to have a baby born to a mother who received a uterus transplant as part of this landmark clinical trial.
Goran Klintmalm, MD, chief emeritus of the Simmons Transplant Institute, edited Transplantation of the Liver, which is the universally used textbook in liver transplants.
James Trotter, MD, medical director of general transplant hepatology, co-authored and edited the textbook Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient, which is the most current clinical guide on how to best treat liver transplant patients.
Baylor Scott & White Health is also the home of the Liver Transplant Research Database System, which is the longest existing, most detailed liver transplant research database in the world.