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Linda S. Sher, MD

Title(s)Professor of Clinical Surgery
Phone+1 323 442 5908
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    Title(s)Vice Chair, HSC IRB

    Title(s)Division Chief, Clinical Research


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    American College of Surgeons 1992  - 2014Society Membership
    Southeastern Surgical Congress1996  - 2014Society Membership
    American Liver Foundation1995  - 2014Society Membership
    International Liver Transplantation Society1993  - 2014Society Membership
    American Society of Transplant Surgeons1993  - 2014Society Membership
    International Transplantation Society1991  - 2014Society Membership
    Western Association for Transplant Surgeons1990  - 2014Society Membership
    American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases1990  - 2014Society Membership
    Los Angeles Surgical Society1990  - 2014Society Membership
    United Liver Association1990  - 1997Society Membership
    American Society of Transplantation1989  - 2014Society Membership
    American Medical Association1981  - 2014Society Membership
    Mount Sinai Hospital1982  - 1983Fellowship
    University of Pittsburgh1986  - 1988Fellowship

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    Dr. Sher is a Professor of Clinical Surgery and Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Abdominal Organ Transplantation at Keck School of Medicine of USC. After completing her medical school education and surgical residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, Dr. Sher undertook her fellowship training in Liver and Kidney Transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh. Following her fellowship in 1988, Dr. Sher was involved in the establishment of two liver transplant programs in Los Angeles prior to joining the USC program in 2001.

    Dr. Sher has participated in and overseen over 50 research projects and is currently very active in the development of the clinical and basic science research components of the USC Abdominal Organ Transplantation Program. She has numerous publications on immunosuppression, chronic rejection, disease recurrence, infection, and prophylaxis and hepatobiliary surgery. Dr. Sher is one of the original editors of Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation and has endeavored over the years to provide the reader with an up to date overview of the entire field of organ transplantation.

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