Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery & Liver Transplantation, VUMC
Residents rotating on this service actively participate in the evaluation, preoperative preparation, operative procedures, and postoperative management of patients with hepatobiliary disease, including liver transplantation. Residents become knowledgeable in the management of complicated hepatic dysfunction and the appropriate use of the different treatment options. Residents participate in donor operative procedures, providing them with extensive exposure to hepatic and retroperitoneal anatomy. Residents also participate in daily rounds, afternoon multidisciplinary faculty rounds, outpatient clinic two mornings a week, liver transplantation selection committee, and several weekly conferences including the General Surgery Conference, Mortality and Morbidity Conference, Liver Transplant Outpatient Review, GI Teaching Conference, GI Clinical Conference, and the Hepatobiliary/Radiology Review Conference.