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C. Burcin Taner, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon
  2. Chair, Transplantation, Florida


  1. Jacksonville, Florida




C. Burcin Taner, M.D., is chair of the Transplant Center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida, where he directs all solid-organ transplant activities.

Dr. Taner provides clinical care for patients undergoing abdominal transplant.

Areas of clinic expertise include:

  • Liver transplantation
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Pancreas transplantation
  • Living-donor kidney transplantation
  • Identifying efficient ways for patient care
  • Quality of life in organ transplantation

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Taner is active in research, education, and providing mentorship for residents and fellows. His research areas include liver transplantation outcomes, liver transplantation using liver grafts from donation after cardiac death donors, reasons for graft dysfunction after liver transplantation, and enhanced recovery pathways after organ transplantation.

  • Liver transplantation outcomes
  • Reasons for poor graft function in liver transplantation
  1. 2006
    Fellow - Transplantation SurgeryMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2004
    ResidentSurgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2004
    Chief Resident - SurgeryMayo Clinic
  4. 2004
    Resident - SurgeryMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 1999
    Research Fellowship - SurgeryMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  6. 1997
    Internship - SurgeryLincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
  7. 1995
    MDHacettepe University Medical School, Ankara


  1. 2005
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Young Investigator AwardInternational Liver Transplant Society
  2. 2005
    Trainee Travel AwardInternational Liver Transplant Society
  3. 2004
    Kaare K. Nygaard Award for Outstanding Research Achievement (Visiting Resident)Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miller/Recanati Transplantation Center
  4. 2003
    Kaare K. Nygaard Award for Outstanding Research AchievementDepartment of Surgery
  5. 2001
    Trainee Travel GrantAmerican Society of Transplantation
  6. 1993
    Diploma of Advanced GermanGoethe Institute, Berlin, Germany
  7. 1993
    2nd Best Presentation AwardNational Congress of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery
  8. 1992
    Clinical ClerkshipInternational Federation of Medical Students' Associations
  9. 1988
    First Place, Nationwide Scholarship Examination, Exchange Student, Dallas, TXAmerican Field Service Scholarship

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    Chief Strategy OfficerMagnolia Health Solutions, LLC
  2. 2018 - present
    Abstract ReviewerDigestive Disease Week
  3. 2017 - present
    Scientific Studies CommitteeAmerican Society of Transplantation Surgeons
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberFlorida Executive Operations Team
  5. 2016 - 2021
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  6. 2015
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
  7. 2014 - 2016
    Abstract ReviewerInternational Liver Transplantation Society
  8. 2008 - 2013
    MemberSurgical Quality Subcommittee, Surgical Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida
  9. 2008 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Transplant Congress
  10. 2006 - present
    MemberInternational Liver Transplantation Society
  11. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  12. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplant Surgeons
  13. 2004 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  14. 2004 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  15. 2002 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
    Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration


Research activities

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