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Andrew MacGregor Cameron, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Transplantation
Professor of Surgery
Expertise: Abdominal Surgery, End Stage Liver Disease, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hepatocellular Cancer, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Transplant, Pancreas Transplant, Pediatric Liver Transplant, Transplant Surgery, Transplants, Vascular Surgery ...read more
Research Interests: Novel drugs for Hepatitis C, Stem cells and the Liver
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Dr. Cameron was born at Johns Hopkins and raised in Baltimore. He attended Harvard College and returned to Johns Hopkins where he obtained his MD and PhD 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.
- Chief, Division of Transplantation
- Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation
- Professor of Surgery
Departments / Divisions
- Surgery - Transplant Surgery
- MD PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1998)
- Massachusetts General Hospital / Surgery (2004)
- David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA / Transplant Surgery (2006)
- American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2005)
Research & 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
Am I a Candidate for Liver Transplant
Liver Transplant: The Surgery, Recovery, and Quality of Life
Tomorrow's Discoveries: Using Technology to Find Organ Donors
Liver Disease and Transplant: Q&A with Dr. Andrew Cameron
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)
Liver transplant procedures save the lives of nearly 6,000 patients in the United States each year. Learn more about the liver transplantation process and who is a candidate from Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon Andrew Cameron, M.D.
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.