Mikel Prieto, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishFrenchSpanish

Mikel Prieto, M.D., is a transplant surgeon with expertise in kidney and pancreas transplantation and living donation.

Areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Kidney transplantation
  • Pancreas transplantation
  • Kidney transplantation in children
  • Living kidney donation
  • Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)
  • Preemptive and living-donor transplantation
  • Kidney paired donation (KPD)

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Prieto is actively involved in clinical research and education, and mentoring surgical residents and nephrology and transplant surgery fellows.

Areas of research include:

  • Outcomes of living donation
  • Logistics of kidney paired donation
  • Bilateral nephrectomy for patients with ADPKD
  • Preemptive kidney transplantation

Dr. Prieto is the surgical director of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant program and the Pediatric Kidney Transplant program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

  1. Donor nephrectomy
  2. Kidney transplant
  3. Living-donor transplant
  4. Pancreas transplant
  • Kidney and pancreas transplantation
  • Living donation
  • Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
  • Pediatric kidney transplant

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1999
    Fellow - Transplant FellowDepartment of Surgery, University of Minnesota
  2. 1998
    Resident - Chief ResidentDepartment of Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center
  3. 1997
    Resident - Senior Surgical ResidentDepartment of Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center
  4. 1995
    Fellow - Transplant FellowDepartment of Surgery, University of Minnesota
  5. 1994
    Resident - Junior Surgical ResidentDepartment of Surgery, University of Minnesota
  6. 1992
    Clinical AssociateMinneapolis Heart Institute
  7. 1989
    Fellow - Surgical Registrar/M.A.K.R. Transplant FellowRoyal Liverpool Hospital and Medical School
  8. 1987
    Research Fellowship - Transplantation Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics
  9. 1984
    MD - Clinical SciencesMedical School of the Basque Country
  10. 1980
    MD - Basic Medical SciencesSchool of Medicine, Universidad de Zaragoza
  11. 1977
    BSColegio Catolico Marianistas
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Certifications

  1. 2001
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    "100 Spaniards" Recognition AwardHigh Commissioner for Marca Espana
  2. 2014
    Caballero de la Orden del Merito Civil con grado de Encomienda (Order of Civil Merit, Commander)His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain
  3. 2003
    Basque of the WorldThe Office of the President of the Basque Government
  4. 1990
    American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
  5. 1982
    Competition Award for Sub-Internship in Surgery to Outstanding Medical StudentUniversity of Basque Country School of Medicine
  6. 1981
    Competition Award for Sub-Internship in Surgery to Outstanding Medical StudentUniversity of Basque Country School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Board MemberNational Kidney Registry
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberDevelopment International Physician Cohort, Department of Development
  3. 2014 - 2016
    Board MemberMedica Sur
  4. 2012 - present
    ChairClinical Policy Board, LifeSource - Upper Midwest Organ Procurement Organization, Inc.
  5. 2007 - present
    ChairKidney/Pancreas Committee, LifeSource - Upper Midwest Organ Procurement Organization, Inc.
  6. 2005 - present
    Board MemberClinical Policy Board, LifeSource - Upper Midwest Organ Procurement Organization, Inc.
  7. 2004 - present
    MemberKidney/Pancreas Committee, LifeSource - Upper Midwest Organ Procurement Organization, Inc.
  8. 2004 - present
    MemberClinical Policy Board, LifeSource - Upper Midwest Organ Procurement Organization, Inc.
  9. 2004 - present
    MemberWestern Surgical Society
  10. 2003 - 2007
    MemberInternational Activities Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  11. 2003 - present
    MemberWilliam J von Liebig Transplant Center
  12. 2003 - present
    MemberTransplant Ethics Advisory Board, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  13. 2003 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  14. 2002 - 2012
    MemberSociety of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  15. 2002
    MemberContinuous Improvement, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  16. 2002 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  17. 2002 - present
    MemberTransplant Database Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  18. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  19. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  20. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplant Surgeons
  21. 2002 - present
    MemberInternational Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association
  22. 2002 - present
    MemberEuropean Society for Organ Transplantation
  23. 2000 - 2006
    MemberInterdivisional Affairs Committee, Department of Surgery
  24. 2000 - present
    MemberEI 10-2 Organic Improvement Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  25. 2000 - present
    MemberEI 10-2 Organic Improvement Executive Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  26. 2000 - present
    MemberEI 10-2 Innovation Center Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  27. 2000 - present
    MemberPhysician Liason Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  28. 2000 - present
    MemberInternational Xenotransplantation Association
  29. 2000 - present
    MemberMinnesota Surgical Society
  30. 2000 - present
    MemberThe Transplantation Society
  31. 1999 - present
    MemberKidney/Pancreas Transplant Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  32. 1999 - present
    MemberRecipient Review Committee, Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  33. 1999 - present
    MemberPractice Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  34. 1999 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  35. 1999 - present
    MemberAbdominal Transplant Surgery Division Committee, Department of Surgery
  36. 1999 - present
    MemberMarketing Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  37. 1999 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  38.  
    ChairContinuous Improvement, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  39.  
    ChairEI 10-2 Organic Improvement Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  40.  
    ChairEI 10-2 Organic Improvement Executive Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
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