Healthcare Professionals

Sukru Emre, MD

Healthcare Professional
Professor of Surgery
Yale New Haven Transplantation Center
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, 4th Floor
New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Sukru Emre is a Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Istanbul where he also completed a residency in general surgery. His clinical post-doctoral training includes completion of a hepatobiliary surgery fellowship at the University of Istanbul and a transplant fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He also completed two transplantation research fellowships, one at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn and another at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He holds a foreign board certification in general surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Emre is an expert in adult and pediatric liver transplantations. He is also expert in hepato-biliary surgery including resection for liver cancer, portal hypertension surgery, repair of complex bile duct injuries and Kasai procedure for biliary atresia.
 
Dr. Emre’s research interests include hepatocyte transplantation for children born with urea cycle defects, acute liver failure, biliary atresia and rare cholestatic diseases in children, and transplanting adult patients with primary biliary cirrhosis, sclorosing cholangitis, autoimmune hepatitis, hepatitis B, C and liver cancer.
 
 
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