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Linda S. Sher, MD
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Vice Chair, HSC Irb
Division Chief, Clinical Research
Surgery
1510 San Pablo St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 5908

Overview

Dr. Sher is a Professor of Clinical Surgery and Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Abdominal Organ Transplantation at Keck School of Medicine of USC. After completing her medical school education and surgical residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, Dr. Sher undertook her fellowship training in Liver and Kidney Transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh. Following her fellowship in 1988, Dr. Sher was involved in the establishment of two liver transplant programs in Los Angeles prior to joining the USC program in 2001.

Dr. Sher has participated in and overseen over 50 research projects and is currently very active in the development of the clinical and basic science research components of the USC Abdominal Organ Transplantation Program. She has numerous publications on immunosuppression, chronic rejection, disease recurrence, infection, and prophylaxis and hepatobiliary surgery. Dr. Sher is one of the original editors of Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation and has endeavored over the years to provide the reader with an up to date overview of the entire field of organ transplantation.

Awards

Southeastern Surgical Congress: Society Membership, 1996-2014

American Liver Foundation: Society Membership, 1995-2014

International Liver Transplantation Society: Society Membership, 1993-2014

American Society of Transplant Surgeons: Society Membership, 1993-2014

American College of Surgeons : Society Membership, 1992-2014

International Transplantation Society: Society Membership, 1991-2014

Western Association for Transplant Surgeons: Society Membership , 1990-2014

Los Angeles Surgical Society: Society Membership, 1990-2014

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases: Society Membership , 1990-2014

United Liver Association: Society Membership, 1990-1997

American Society of Transplantation: Society Membership , 1989-2014

University of Pittsburgh: Fellowship, 1986-1988

Mount Sinai Hospital: Fellowship, 1982-1983

American Medical Association: Society Membership , 1981-2014

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