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Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS

Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS

Assistant Professor
Division of Transplant Surgery

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(415) 353-8725
shareef.syed@ucsf.edu
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  • University Of Leicester, United Kingdom, 2008
  • Royal College Of Surgeons, United Kingdom, 2011
  • University of California, San Francisco, General Surgery Residency Program, Completed June, 2016
  • University of California, San Francisco, Abdominal Transplant Surgery, 2016-2018
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Choledochal Cysts
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Primary Liver Cancer)
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cysts
  • Liver Metastases (Secondary Liver Cancer)
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
  • Living Donor Liver Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Pediatric Liver Transplantation

Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS Syed is a general surgeon specializing in abdominal transplantation. After completing his medical degree at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom, he completed 3 years of medical and surgical residency in the National Health Service. During this period, he qualified for and was admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons, UK.  

Dr. Syed completed his general surgery residency at Central Michigan University (junior years) and University of California San Francisco (senior years) where he graduated.  He then completed his American Society of Transplant Surgeons accredited abdominal transplant fellowship at UCSF.  His specialized training included the performance of adult and pediatric kidney and liver and transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, and hepatobiliary and dialysis access procedures.  He holds membership in numerous professional organizations including: American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, American Society of transplantation and The Americas Hepato-Pancreato-biliary Association.  

Dr. Syed's research is focused on outcomes of liver and kidney transplant patients with special emphasis on hepatocellular carcinoma. He is currently studying the impact of long waitlist times and local regional therapies on liver transplant outcomes for patients with liver cancer. He is also investigating novel noninvasive tests to detect kidney rejection.

Dr. Syed also dedicated to the education and mentorship of medical students, general surgery residents and abdominal transplant fellows.

  • Faculty Teaching Award, University of California, San Francisco, 2019
  • Lawrence W. Way Critical Thinking Award, University of California, San Francisco, 2016
  • Lawrence W. Way Critical Thinking Award, University of California San Francisco, 2016
  • The Louis E. Zeile, Outstanding Resident in Surgery, Central Michigan University, 2014
  • The Louis E. Zeile Outstanding Resident in Surgery, Central Michigan University, 2014
Most recent publications from a total of 14
  1. Meier RPH, Syed S, Roberts JP. Re: Biliary Bicarbonate, pH, and Glucose Are Suitable Biomarkers of Biliary Viability During Ex Situ Normothermic Machine Perfusion of Human Donor Livers. Transplantation. 2019 Sep 13. View in PubMed
  2. Roll GR, Webber AB, Gae DH, Laszik Z, Tavakol M, Mayen L, Cunniffe K, Syed S, Hirose R, Freise C, Feng S, Roberts JP, Ascher NL, Stock PG, Rajalingam R. A virtual crossmatch based strategy facilitates sharing of deceased donor kidneys for highly sensitized recipients. Transplantation. 2019 Aug 19. View in PubMed
  3. Braun HJ, Dodge JL, Grab JD, Syed SM, Roll GR, Freise CE, Roberts JP, Ascher NL. Living Donor Liver Transplant for Alcoholic Liver Disease: Data from the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Study (A2ALL). Transplantation. 2019 May 15. View in PubMed
  4. Adelmann D, Roll GR, Kothari R, Syed S, Burdine LJ, Tavakol M, Niemann CU. The Impact of Deceased Donor Liver Extraction Time on Early Allograft Function in Adult Liver Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2018 Nov; 102(11):e466-e471. View in PubMed
  5. Hillary Braun, Jennifer L. Dodge, Josh D. Grab, Shareef M. Syed, Garrett R. Roll, Chris E. Freise, John P. Roberts, Nancy L. Ascher. Living Donor Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Liver Disease. Transplantation Journal. 2018 Jul 1; 102(&NA;):s22-s23. View in PubMed
  6. Hillary Braun, Jennifer L. Dodge, Josh D. Grab, Shareef M. Syed, Garrett R. Roll, Chris E. Freise, John P. Roberts, Nancy L. Ascher. Living Donor Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Liver Disease. . 2018 Jul 1; 102(&NA;):s22-s23. View in PubMed
  7. Garrett R. Roll, Hillary Braun, Josh D. Grab, Jennifer L. Dodge, Shareef M. Syed, Chris E. Freise, John P. Roberts, Nancy L. Ascher. Retransplantation after Living Donor Liver Transplantation. . 2018 Jul 1; 102(&NA;):s24. View in PubMed
  8. Garrett R. Roll, Hillary Braun, Josh D. Grab, Jennifer L. Dodge, Shareef M. Syed, Chris E. Freise, John P. Roberts, Nancy L. Ascher. Retransplantation after Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Transplantation Journal. 2018 Jul 1; 102(&NA;):s24. View in PubMed
  9. Luu HY, Wang ED, Syed SM, Xu X, Hansen SL, Eichler CM, Nakakura EK. Outcomes of arterial bypass preceding resection of retroperitoneal masses involving major vessels. J Surg Res. 2018 10; 230:34-39. View in PubMed
  10. Adelmann D, Olmos A, Liu LL, Feiner JR, Roll GR, Burdine L, Tavakol M, Syed S, Orandi BJ, Niemann CU. Intraoperative Management of Liver Transplant Patients Without the Routine Use of Renal Replacement Therapy. Transplantation. 2018 05; 102(5):e229-e235. View in PubMed
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