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Publish Date: 12/16/02
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Rudich Named Director of Department of Surgery Liver Transplantation

Cincinnati--Steven M. Rudich, MD, PhD, has been named director of Liver Transplant Services in the Department of Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

"I am really excited to come to Cincinnati and become a part of the Department of Surgery, under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Matthews," Dr. Rudich said. "There are a great deal of new and innovative things being tried in the Division of Transplantation at UC. I believe we have a wonderful opportunity to make this Liver Transplant Program the best in Ohio and in the Tristate region. I will do my best to make this happen."

"We are very fortunate to have been successful in recruiting a surgeon of Dr. Rudich's caliber to direct our Liver Transplant Program," said E. Steve Woodle, MD, FACS, professor and director of the UC Division of Transplantation. "Dr. Rudich received his general surgical training and his liver transplant training at two of the most prestigious general surgery and liver transplant training programs in the United States. We look forward to the energy, vision and innovation he will bring to the university."

Dr. Rudich will be responsible for overseeing the entire operations of the Liver Transplant Program at The University Hospital, including both cadaveric and live donor liver transplantation. His clinical practice encompasses hepatobiliary and general surgery, in addition to liver and renal transplantation. Besides both clinical and administrative duties, he will also oversee a basic science laboratory, focusing on liver injury and developing strategies to improve donor organs prior to transplantation.

"Steven Rudich will make a significant impact on our community," said Jeffrey Matthews, MD, chairman of the UC Department of Surgery. "He will advance our knowledge and abilities in the arena of liver transplantation. With his expertise in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and other advanced techniques, he will take the UC liver program to a new level."

Dr. Rudich comes to UC from the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, where he was an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation and director of Organ Perfusion Services.

He received his MD and PhD degrees from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine/City University of New York. After completing his general surgery residency at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, he finished his training as a fellow in Multi-Abdominal Organ Transplantation at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center.

Dr. Rudich is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and theAmerican Board of Surgery. He belongs to numerous professional societies, includingthe American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgeryand is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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