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Carlos O. Esquivel

Academic Appointments

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

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Surgical Specialties Clinic 300 Pasteur Dr A160 MC 5313 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 498-5689 Fax (650) 498-5690
    Medicine Specialties Clinic 730 Welch Rd 2nd Floor Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 736-7642
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Tel (650) 498-5689
    Alternate Contact
    Katie Allen Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-498-5689
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • General Surgery
  • Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
  • Liver Transplantation

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

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

Honors and Awards

  • President, San Francisco Surgical Society (2010 - 2011)
  • Honoree 'Salute to Excellence', American Liver Foundation, Northern California Chapter (2003)
  • 1st Recipient "The Arnold and Barbara Chair in Pediatric Transplantation", Stanford University (1999)
  • Member, American Surgical Association (1997)
  • Premio a la Superacion (Honor al Merito) by Rafael A. Calderon F. Presidente de la Republica, Costa Rica (1991)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (1990)
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Professional Education

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

2013-14

Postdoctoral Advisees

Jennifer BerumenElyssa Feinberg

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

My role in research is to bring clinical problems to the laboratory to find answers, which in turn, will improve patient care. Thus, my role is translational research in the field of liver and small bowel transplantation. As a senior clinical scientist, I provide leadership over many research projects conducted in the Division of Abdominal Transplantation laboratories. I have ensembled an outstanding research team lead by Olivia Martinez, Ph.D. and Sheri Krams, Ph.D. The investigators include undergraduate and post-graduate students, medical students, surgery residents and transplant fellows.
Research projects involve several models of transplantation of the liver, kidney, intestinal and heart transplantation in rodents. The goals of these research projects are to understand the molecular mechanisms of rejection and by manipulating those mechanisms, we are pursuing full acceptance of the transplanted organs, known as tolerance.

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