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George V. Mazariegos, MD, FACS, FAST

Secretary, Society of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT)

Chief, Pediatric Transplantation Center

Professor of Surgery, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

Biography

George V. Mazariegos, MD, is Chief of Pediatric Transplantation at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation and at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute.  He is a professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the departments of Surgery, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and holds the Jamie Lee Curtis Chair in Pediatric Transplantation Surgery. Dr. Mazariegos serves as Past President for the Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Association (IRTA), and as Secretary/Treasurer of Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT). He is an active member of the American Surgical Association and the Society for University Surgeons. Recently, Dr. Mazariegos and colleagues founded the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation (www.starzltransplantnetwork.com), a consortium bringing innovation and tech partners together with patients, families and transplant centers to transform outcomes in children receiving transplantation. With active grants from PCORI, AHRQ, and NIH/SBIR, he is actively leading investigations into improving patient engagement in transplant research, studying dissemination of quality-of-life surveys via mobile app technology and developing machine learning algorithms for transplantation decision support.