Rick Selby, M.D., Surgical DirectorPancreas Transplant Surgery
...Rick Selby, M.D.
...Rick Selby, M.D.Professor of SurgeryDirector, Abdominal Organ Transplantation Phone: (323) 442-5908Fax: (323) 442-5721E-mail: email@example.com
...Curriculum Vitae - Rick Selby, M.D. Dr. Selby is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of Hepatobiliary/Pancreas Surgery and Abdominal Organ Transplantation at the USC University Hospital and the Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Dr. Selby completed his medical school training at the University of Missouri at Columbia where he graduated cum laude.His
medical and surgical training took place at Good Samaritan Hospital
and Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency in Arizona.Following this initial training, Dr. Selby
completed a surgical fellowship in liver transplantation. From January 1989 to 1995, Dr. Selby served as an attending member of the faculty at the Pittsburgh Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh.As a member of Dr. Thomas Starzl's team, Dr. Selby cared for hundreds of pre- and post-abdominal organ transplant patients, and performed more than 850 orthotopic abdominal organ transplants.
During these years, Dr. Selby
also administered in the clinical trials of FK 506 (Tacrolimus), an immunosuppressive drug that markedly improved the outcome for liver transplant patients.Dr. Selby
was instrumental in developing a liver resection service at Pittsburgh, which offered hope and recovery to many patients suffering from tumors involving the liver.Dr. Selby also has extensive experience in the transplantation of kidneys, small bowels and pacreata.
role as the Director of the Multiorgan Transplantation Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh
, Dr. Selby
trained more than 25 transplant surgeons who are now participating in transplant programs throughout the world. In addition to his surgical expertise, Dr. Selby is board certified in critical care and acted as the Director of Patient Care in the 32-bed liver ICU at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In September 1995, Dr. Selby joined the faculty at USC to apply his considerable expertise to developing a center of excellence for liver transplantation.