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Bijan Eghtesad, MD, is a Staff Surgeon in the Departments of General Surgery and Transplantation at Cleveland Clinic's main campus, performing hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. Dr. Eghtesad's areas of interest include liver transplantation, hepatitis B and C, liver transplantation in HIV-positive patients, living donor liver transplantation, immunosuppression, and organ donation, recovery and preservation.
Dr. Eghtesad attended medical school at Shiraz University Faculty of Medicine in Shiraz, Iran. After completing his internship and residency at Shiraz University, he completed a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/Thoms E. Starzl Transplantation Institute in Pittsburgh, Pa., and a fellowship in transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh Children's Hospital. He was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2005.
Hepatitis B, hepatitis C., hepatobiliary surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, hepatocellular carcinoma, immunosuppression, intestinal transplant and surgery, liver, liver and pancreas transplantation, liver transplantation, portal hypertension, liver transplantation in HIV positive patients, living donor liver transplantation, liver surgery, organ donation, pediatric liver transplant, organ recovery and preservation
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