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About Jennifer Berumen, MD
Jennifer Berumen, MD, is a surgeon specializing in abdominal transplantation and hepatobiliary (liver and bile duct) surgery. She performs kidney, liver and pancreas transplantations.
Dr. Berumen is also director of the living donor kidney transplant program. Her research focuses on kidney and liver transplantation in adults and children and has been published in a variety of journals including Digestive Disease Sciences and she is the co-author of a chapter on artificial hearts in Textbook of Organ Transplantation.
She has presented her work involving transplantation in autosomal recessive kidney disease and pediatric liver transplantation at national meetings.
Dr. Berumen completed her two-year fellowship training in abdominal transplant surgery at Stanford University with a focus on pediatric liver and kidney transplantation, and her general surgery residency training at UC San Diego. She earned her medical degree and her undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Tulane University. Dr. Berumen is a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.
UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Center for Transplantation.
- Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
- Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Date Joined Staff
- General Surgery
Conditions and Treatments
- Hepatobiliary Surgery