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Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS

Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Associate Director, UCSF Surgical Skills Center
Director, Abdominal Transplant Fellowship Program

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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

Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS Syed is a general surgeon specializing in abdominal transplantation. Dr. Syed is Associate Director of the UCSF Surgical Skills Center and Director of Abdominal Transplant Fellowship Program.

After completing his medical degree at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom, Dr. Syed 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.

  Award  
  Confired By    
  Date    
  • 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 28
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    1. Ward CJ, Kelly YM, Syed SM, Meier RPH, Ando T, Wisel SA, Gardner JM, Stock PG, Duh QY. Procurement of Deceased Donor Parathyroid Glands With the Aid of Near-infrared Autofluorescence Imaging. Transplant Direct. 2022 Apr; 8(4):e1306. View in PubMed
    2. Brian R, Syed S. Therapeutic Reasoning: A Conceptual Challenge for Medical Students' Surgical Clerkship. Teach Learn Med. 2022 Jan 15; 1-6. View in PubMed
    3. Meier RPH, Kelly Y, Yamaguchi S, Braun HJ, Lunow-Luke T, Adelmann D, Niemann C, Maluf DG, Dietch ZC, Stock PG, Kang SM, Feng S, Posselt AM, Gardner JM, Syed SM, Hirose R, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Roll GR. Advantages and Limitations of Clinical Scores for Donation After Circulatory Death Liver Transplantation. Front Surg. 2021; 8:808733. View in PubMed
    4. Riley Brian, Jon Freise, Saira Ahmed, Joseph Lin, Hueylan Chern, Shareef M. Syed. Advanced Open Surgical Skill Simulation: Practice, Performance Benchmarking, and Perceptions. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2021 Nov 1; 233(5):s220-s221. View in PubMed
    5. Chipman V, Cooper M, Thomas AG, Ronin M, Lee B, Flechner S, Leeser D, Segev DL, Mandelbrot DA, Lunow-Luke T, Syed S, Hil G, Freise CE, Waterman AD, Roll GR. Motivations and outcomes of compatible living donor-recipient pairs in paired exchange. Am J Transplant. 2022 01; 22(1):266-273. View in PubMed
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