Amit K. Mathur, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Amit K. Mathur, M.D., is a Transplant and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

Areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Adult and pediatric liver transplantation
  • Kidney and pancreas transplantation
  • Living-donor liver transplantation
  • Living-donor kidney transplantation
  • Surgery of the liver, bile duct and pancreas for benign and malignant conditions

Dr. Mathur uses a combination of open, laparoscopic and other minimally invasive techniques to treat patients. He is also a member of the pediatric liver transplant team at Phoenix Children's Hospital.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Mathur has expertise in clinical outcomes and health services research. His research focuses on improving access to health care, health disparities, clinical outcomes and health care delivery in surgery, cancer, end organ failure and transplantation.

Dr. Mathur is passionate about his service to the field of organ transplantation. He currently serves on the UNOS/OPTN Minority Affairs Committee. He is a member of the editorial board of "Liver Transplantation" and is an invited reviewer for multiple surgical and transplant journals. He is a member of several esteemed surgical societies. He is also actively engaged in teaching and mentoring students, residents and fellows. He directs the Transplant Quality program at Mayo Clinic, Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona.

  • Adult and pediatric liver transplantation
  • Adult and pediatric kidney and pancreas transplantation
  • Living donor transplantation
  • Primary and metastatic liver cancer
  • Benign and malignant disorders of biliary tract and pancreas
  • Organ allocation
  • Health disparities in end organ failure
  • Clinical outcomes in transplantation
  • Health services research in end organ failure
  1. 2014
    Fellow/Clinical Lecturer - Multi-organ Abdominal TransplantUniversity of Michigan Health System
  2. 2012
    Administrative Chief Resident - General SurgeryUniversity of Michigan Health System
  3. 2012
    Internship/Residency - General SurgeryUniversity of Michigan Health System
  4. 2010
    Fellow - Health Services Research in TransplantationScientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan
  5. 2009
    MS - Health and Healthcare ResearchUniversity of Michigan
  6. 2005
    MD - Medicine, with Honors in ResearchUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  7. 2001
    BS - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, with High HonorsUniversity of Florida
  8. 1998
    Baccalaureate Studies - International Baccalaureate ProgramWinter Park High School

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    2020 Foundation Vanguard PrizeAmerican Society of Transplant Surgeons
  2. 2016
    Abstract Travel AwardInternational Liver Transplant Society
  3. 2015
    Poster of DistinctionAmerican Transplant Congress
  4. 2014
    Junior Investigator Award14th State of the Art Winter Symposium, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  5. 2013
    Top Ten Abstract13th State of the Art Winter Symposium, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  6. 2012
    Robert H. Bartlett Chief Resident AwardUniversity of Michigan
  7. 2011
    Traveling FellowshipFrederick A. Coller Surgical Society, University of Michigan
  8. 2010
    Young Investigator AwardDepartment of Surgery, University of Michigan
  9. 2010
    Poster of DistinctionWinter Symposium, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  10. 2008
    "You're Super" Patient Care/Employee Recognition AwardUniversity of Michigan Health System
  11. 2007
    Travel Award Recipient - The Liver MeetingAmerican Liver Foundation/American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
  12. 2005
    Education and Research AwardAmerican Medical Association
  13. 2001
    Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Florida
  14. 2000
    University ScholarUniversity of Florida
  15. 2000
    Anderson ScholarCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida
  16. 2000
    Massey Presidential ScholarshipCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida
  17. 1998
    Honors Program StudentUniversity of Florida
  18. 1998
    Bright Futures/Florida Academic Scholar - Full Undergraduate Tuition ScholarshipUniversity of Florida
  19. 1998
    Research AwardAmerican Veterinary Medicine Association
  20. 1998
    ZoologyIntel International Science and Engineering Fair
  21. 1998
    First Place OverallOrange County Science and Engineering Fair

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - 2023
    MemberMembership and Mentorship Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  2. 2020 - present
    DirectorPractice Optimization and Acceleration Group, Mayo Clinic Quality Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee
  3. 2019 - 2023
    MemberOral Exam Committee, Transplant Accreditation & Certification Council (TACC), American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  4. 2019 - 2021
    MemberProgram Committee, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  5. 2018 - present
    ChairTransplant Research Diagnosis Oriented Group (DOG), Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery
  6. 2018 - present
    MemberFrederick A. Coller Surgical Society
  7. 2017 - 2019
    MemberAcademyHealth
  8. 2017 - 2018
    Co-ChairTransplant Research Diagnosis Oriented Group (DOG), Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery
  9. 2017
    ModeratorAmerican Transplant Congress
  10. 2017 - present
    MemberClinical Research Subcommittee, Arizona Research Operations Management Team, Research Committee
  11. 2017 - present
    Vice ChairQuality & Compliance Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center
  12. 2017 - present
    MemberSurgery and Perioperative Care Interest Group, Department of Surgery
  13. 2017 - present
    ChairTransplant Quality & Compliance Committee, Hospital Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee
  14. 2017 - present
    Co-ChairLiving Donor Committee, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  15. 2017 - present
    MemberASTS/AST Joint Task Force, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  16. 2016 - 2019
    RepresentativeMinority Affairs Committee Region 5, Organ Procurement and Transportation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing
  17. 2016
    ModeratorAmerican Transplant Congress
  18. 2016 - present
    ChairTransplant Quality Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Transplant Center
  19. 2016 - present
    MemberTransplant Leadership Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Transplant Center
  20. 2016 - present
    MemberPatient Safety Incident Review Group-AZ, Patient Safety Subcommittee, Continuous Improvement Committee
  21. 2016 - present
    MemberResidency Selection Committee, Department of Surgery
  22. 2016 - present
    MemberSurgical Quality Subcommittee, Surgical Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee
  23. 2016 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  24. 2016 - present
    MemberPublic Health/Healthcare Delivery Special Interest Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  25. 2016 - present
    MemberLiver Transplantation and Surgery Special Interest Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  26. 2015 - 2019
    MemberMembership Committee, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  27. 2015 - 2016
    ModeratorLiver Transplantation Annual Meeting, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  28. 2015
    ModeratorAmerican Transplant Congress
  29. 2015 - present
    MemberHepatobiliary Disease/Discipline Oriented Group (DOG)
  30. 2015 - present
    ModeratorScientific Forum, Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons
  31. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  32. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  33. 2014 - 2016
    Associate MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  34. 2014
    ModeratorAmerican Transplant Congress
  35. 2014 - present
    MemberTransplant Research Diagnosis Oriented Group (DOG), Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery
  36. 2014 - present
    MemberProgram Team, National Living Donor Assistance Center
  37. 2014 - present
    SpecialistProgram Evaluation, National Living Donor Assistance Center
  38. 2014 - present
    MemberInternational Liver Transplantation Society
  39. 2012
    ModeratorAmerican Transplant Congress
  40. 2010 - 2019
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  41. 2010 - 2011
    RepresentativeExecutive Board, House Officers Association, University of Michigan
  42. 2009 - 2012
    MemberGraduate Medical Education Committee, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan
  43. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplant Surgeons
  44. 2009 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Transplant Congress
  45. 2008 - 2009
    MemberContract Negotiation Committee, House Officers Association, University of Michigan
  46. 2008 - present
    MemberAssociation of Academic Surgery
  47. 2008 - present
    MemberSurgical Outcomes Club
  48. 2004 - 2014
    Resident MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  49. 2003 - 2019
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicians from India

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