Andrew MacGregor Cameron, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Surgeon-in-chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • Professor of Surgery


Abdominal Surgery, End Stage Liver Disease, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Transplant, Pancreas Transplant, Pediatric Liver Transplant, Transplant Surgery, Transplants, Vascular Surgery more

Research Interests

Novel drugs for Hepatitis C, Stem cells and the Liver more

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

Appointment Phone: 410-502-5198
601 N. Caroline St.
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-502-5198
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Baltimore, MD 21287 map
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Dr. Cameron is the director of the Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery and surgeon-in-chief of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Cameron was born at Johns Hopkins and raised in Baltimore. He attended Harvard College and returned to Johns Hopkins where he obtained his M.D.. and Ph.D. degrees. His surgical training was spent at the Massachusetts General Hospital and then at UCLA for Liver  Transplantation.  He returned to Hopkins as Head of the Liver Transplant Program in 2006. His laboratory studies stem cells and the liver to promote drug-free transplantation and other pursuits include the use of social media to increase organ donation. He is married to Lisa, a lawyer, and has two children, Charlotte and John. more


  • Surgeon-in-chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • Chief, Division of Transplantation
  • Professor of Surgery

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  • MD PhD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1998)


  • Surgery; Massachusetts General Hospital (2004)


  • Transplant Surgery; David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (2006)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery) (2005)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Cameron AM, Ghobrial RM, Hiatt JR, Gordon SA, Famer DG, Yersiz H, Zimmerman MA, Durazo F, Gornbein J, and Busuttil RW. "Hepatitis C Recurrence following Liver Transplant is influenced by non-viral factors." Annals of Surgery. 244:563-571. 2006.

Cameron AM, Ghobrial RM, Yersiz H, Famer DG, Lipshutz GS, Gordon SA, Zimmerman MA, Hong J, Collins TE, Gornbein J, Amersi F, Weaver M, Cao C, Chen T, Hiatt JR, and Busuttil RW. "Optimal Utilization of Donor Grafts with Extended Criteria: A Single Center Experience in over 1,000 Liver Transplants." Annals of Surgery. 243(6): 748-755.2006.

Cameron AM, and Busuttil RW "The Current Status of Liver Transplantation for Hepatitus C" Expert Opinion on Biologic Therapy. 6(10): 993-1002. 2006.

Activities & Honors


  • Awarded grant for proposal "Immune Tolerance in Chimeric Miniature Swine", NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Harvard Medical School Excellence in Teaching Award, From Harvard Medical School Class of 2001 "to recognize an outstanding clinical teacher"
  • The William Stewart Halsted Award, From the Johns Hopkins University Department of Surgery "for outstanding performance in surgery"

Videos & Media

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    Am I a Candidate for Liver Transplant

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    Liver Transplant: The Surgery, Recovery, and Quality of Life

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    Liver Transplant

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    Tomorrow's Discoveries: Using Technology to Find Organ Donors

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    Liver Disease and Transplant: Q&A with Dr. Andrew Cameron

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    Liver Transplant for Biliary Atresia | Alicia's Story

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Press release: Alcohol Relapse Rate Among Liver Transplant Recipients Identical Whether or Not There is A 6-Month Wait Before Transplant (04/25/2019)

Webinar | What You Need to Know About Organ Donation

By registering to be an organ or tissue donor you can transform dozens of lives, but many people have questions or uncertainties about the donation process. Transplant surgeon Andrew Cameron and Clint Burns, an organ transplant recipient and coordinator with the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center, discuss who is eligible for organ donation, how to register as a donor/recipient, the transplant surgery process and more.

Living Organ Donation: Answers from Transplantation Expert Andrew Cameron

Nearly 124,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States. A living donor can eliminate the need for a recipient to be added to the national waiting list.

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