Chief, Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation
Director, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, and Abdominal Organ Transplantation
Surgical Director, Liver and Intestinal Transplant
Associates Chair in Transplant Surgery

Co-Director, Transplant Institute, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Yuri Genyk, MD is Surgical Director of Liver and Intestinal Transplant at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He is also Chief of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Abdominal Organ Transplantation Surgery at Keck/USC. Dr. Genyk graduated with honors from Ivano-Frankivk’s Medical Institute in Ukraine. He received his postgraduate medical and research training at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He is an expert in living-related donor liver transplantation, adult and pediatric liver transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation as well as non-transplant hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Shortly after Dr. Genyk joined the USC faculty, the USC Liver Transplant Team pioneered living-related donor liver transplantation at CHLA and Keck Hospital of USC. Dr. Genyk is board certified in general surgery and ASTS certified in transplantation surgery. His research interests include innovations in live donor liver transplantation, new approaches to surgical treatment of extensive tumors of liver and pancreas, minimally invasive surgery for hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases, liver regeneration and immunological tolerance in transplantation.


Medical School: 

Ivano-Frankovskij Medicinskij Institute


University of Alabama Hospital: Surgery Internship


University of Alabama Hospital: Surgery Residency; Kiev Medical Institute: General Surgery Residency


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Renal Transplanation; Republican Kidney Transplant Center: Renal Transplant Fellowship; Mount Sinai Hospital/New York: Abdominal & Organ Transplantation



Surgery: American Board of Surgery


American Liver Foundation 2019 Healthcare Visionary

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