Amy Lu
M.D.,M.P.H.,M.B.A., FACS
  • Professor
  • Division Director, Intra-Abdominal Transplantation
  • Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Intra-Abdominal Transplantation
Liver Disorders, Liver Transplant, Bile Duct Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Biliary Disease, Liver Tumor
Board Certifications
  • Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery

Acute Graft Dysfunction After Living-related Renal TransplantEllimoottil,C.; Brandt,W.; Bernardi,K.; Evans,A.; Mehta,V.; Picken,M. M.; Phelan,K.; Heinrich,L.; Milner,J.; Wai,P. Y.; Asolati,M.; Kuo,P. C.; Lu,A. D.Urology 2013 ; ( ):

Desensitization protocols and their outcomeMarfo,K.; Lu,A.; Ling,M.; Akalin,E.Clinical Journal of The American Society of Nephrology: CJASN 2011 ;6(4):922-936

Tacrolimus pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenomic differences between adults and pediatric solid organ transplant recipients.Marfo,K.; Altshuler,J.; Lu,A.Pharmaceutics 2010 ;2(3):291-299

Postexposure prophylaxis of H1N1 with oseltamivir in a newly transplanted kidney recipient receiving intense immunosuppressive therapy.Marfo,K.; Chapochnick-Friedmann,J.; Akalin,E.; Lu,A.Transplantation proceedings 2009 ;41(10):4411-4413

NOD2-expressing bone marrow-derived cells appear to regulate epithelial innate immunity of the transplanted human small intestine.Fishbein,T.; Novitskiy,G.; Mishra,L.; Matsumoto,C.; Kaufman,S.; Goyal,S.; Shetty,K.; Johnson,L.; Lu,A.; Wang,A.; Hu,F.; Kallakury,B.; Lough,D.; Zasloff,M.Gut 2008 ;57(3):323-330

Unilateral pulmonary edema after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: report of two cases.Morrisroe,S. N.; Wall,R. T.; Lu,A. D.Journal of Endourology 2007 ;21(7):760-762

Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 influences trauma-hemorrhage-induced distal organ damage via regulation of keratinocyte-derived chemokine productionFrink,M.; Lu,A.; Thobe,B. M.; Hsieh,Y. C.; Choudhry,M. A.; Schwacha,M. G.; Kunkel,S. L.; Chaudry,I. H.American Journal of Physiology.Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 2007 ;292(3):R1110-6

Mitochondria play an important role in 17beta-estradiol attenuation of H(2)O(2)-induced rat endothelial cell apoptosisLu,A.; Frink,M.; Choudhry,M. A.; Schwacha,M. G.; Hubbard,W. J.; Rue,L. W.,3rd; Bland,K. I.; Chaudry,I. H.American journal of physiology.Endocrinology and metabolism 2007 ;292(2):E585-93

Intra-operative acute isovolemic hemodilution is safe and effective in eliminating allogeneic blood transfusions during right hepatic lobectomy: comparison of living donor versus non-donors.Rhim,C. H.; Johnson,L. B.; Kitisin,K.; Lu,A. D.; Fishbein,T.; Broseker,L.; Yosaitis,J.; Manley,J.; Plotkin,J. S.HPB 2005 ;7(3):201-203

Nonischemic cardiomyopathy after orthotopic liver transplantation: a report of three cases and a review of the literatureStewart,K. S.; Rhim,C. H.; Bahrain,M. L.; Ashkezari,Z. D.; Ozdemirli,M.; Fishbein,T. M.; Johnson,L. B.; Lu,A. D.; Plotkin,J. S.Liver Transplantation 2005 ;11(5):573-578

Changes in hepatitis C viral response after initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy and control of HIV viremia in chronically co-infected individualsKottilil,S.; Jagannatha,S.; Lu,A.; Liu,S.; McLaughlin,M.; Metcalf,J. A.; Dewar,R.; Campbell,C.; Koratich,C.; Maldarelli,F.; Masur,H.; Polis,M. A.HIV clinical trials 2004 ;5(1):25-32

Acupuncture for the treatment of chronic postoperative urinary retention.Lu,A.; FitzGerald,M. P.Medical Acupuncture 2003 ;14(3):26-28

Liver transplantation for fulminant hepatitis at Stanford UniversityLu,A.; Monge,H.; Drazan,K.; Millan,M.; Esquivel,C. O.Journal of gastroenterology 2002 ;37 Suppl 13( ):82-87

Transplantation of hepatitis C-positive livers in hepatitis C-positive patients is equivalent to transplanting hepatitis C-negative livers.Marroquin,C. E.; Marino,G.; Kuo,P. C.; Plotkin,J. S.; Rustgi,V. K.; Lu,A. D.; Edwards,E.; Taranto,S.; Johnson,L. B.Liver Transplantation 2001 ;7(9):762-768

Outcome of extra-anatomic vascular reconstruction in orthotopic liver transplantation.Cappadonna,C. R.; Johnson,L. B.; Lu,A. D.; Kuo,P. C.American Journal of Surgery 2001 ;182(2):147-150

The dual kidney transplant registry.Alfrey,E. J.; Lerner,S. M.; Lu,A. D.Clinical transplants 2001 ; ( ):107-111

The dual kidney transplant registry.Alfrey,E. J.; Lu,A. D.; Carter,J. T.; Bowers,V.; Taylor,R.; Ratner,L.; Cole,E.; Schweitzer,E.; Krishnamurthi,V.; Tan,H.; Stratta,R.Transplantation proceedings 2001 ;33(1-2):1099-1100

Dobutamine stress echocardiography for orthotopic liver transplant evaluation.Plotkin,J. S.; Johnson,L. B.; Rustgi,V. K.; Kuo,P. C.; Lu,A. D.Transplantation 2001 ;71(6):818

Expanded criteria donors/high risk recipients is not always cheaper than hemodialysis.Kuo,P. C.; Lu,A. D.; Johnson,L. B.Transplantation 2001 ;72(3):554-555

Candida fasciitis following renal transplantationWai,P. H.; Ewing,C. A.; Johnson,L. B.; Lu,A. D.; Attinger,C.; Kuo,P. C.Transplantation 2001 ;72(3):477-479

Medical School
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, General Surgery
  • Stanford University, Surgery: Transplantation Surgery
  • Chinese