James Spivey, M.D.

James  Spivey, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Professor of Medicine and Surgery

Medical Director, Liver Tansplantation

Clinical Director, Hepatology

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Gastroenterology (Board certified since 1993)
Hepatology (Board certified since 2006)
Transplant Hepatology
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1983)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
biliary disease
biliary tumors
cirrhosis
hepatitis
liver cancer
liver disease
liver surgery
liver transplant evaluation
Liver Transplant-Surgery
liver tumor
portal hypertension
transplantation
variceal bleeding
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Clinic 'B'
1365 Clifton Road, NE #6100
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-3184


The Emory Transplant Center at Saint Joseph’s
5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd #350
Atlanta, GA 30342
(855) 366-7989
About Dr. Spivey

Dr. Spivey is Professor of Medicine and Surgery, the Medical Director of Liver Transplantation and the Director of Hepatology.  Dr. Spivey joined Emory in 2005 after 12 years in the Mayo Clinic system where he was the founding Medical Director of the liver transplant program at the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville.  Since joining Emory, he has worked primarily to build a hepatology and liver transplant program that would serve first the state of Georgia and the southeast region of the country. Dr. Spivey earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in Transplant Hepatology in 2006.

 

Year Started Practicing: 1983
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2005
Organizational Memberships:
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Transplantation
Major or Recent Publications:

Teperman LW, Poordad F, Bzowej N, Martin P, Pungpapong S, Schiano T, Flaherty J, Dinh P, Rossi S, Subramanian GM and Spivey J. Trial of emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate after hepatitis B immunoglobulin withdrawal after liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation 2013 June;19:594-601

H. J. Prajapati, J. R. Spivey, S. I. Hanish, B. F. El-Rayes, J. S. Kauh, Z. Chen & H. S. Kim. mRECIST and EASL responses at early time point by contrast-enhanced dynamic MRI predict survival in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treated by doxorubicin drug-eluting beads transarterial chemoembolization (DEB TACE). Annals of Oncology, 2013 Apr;24(4):965-73

Badell IR, Hanish SI, Hughes CB, Hewitt WR, Chung RT, Spivey JR, Knechtle SJ. Domino Liver Transplantation in Maple Syrup Urine Disease: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Transplant Proc. 2013 Mar;45(2):806-9

Gonzales P, Dhanasekaran R, West J, Subramanian R, Parekh S, Spivey JR, Reshamwala P, Martin LG, Kim HS. Influence of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in patients awaiting orthotopic liver transplant on post-transplant outcome. Gastrointestinal Intervention, December 2012, Vol. 1, No. 1: 69-73.

Capuron L, Pagnoni G, Drake DF, Woolwine BJ, Spivey JR, Crowe RJ, Votaw JR, Goodman MM, Miller AH. Dopaminergic mechanisms of reduced basal ganglia responses to hedonic reward during interferon alfa administration. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;69(10):1044-53

Awards:
1983: House Officer Teaching Award
Bowman Gray School of Medicine

1983: Osler Award, Department of Medicine
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Outstanding Resident in Internal Medicine

1990: Outstanding Medical Fellow Award
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami

2007 : Attending of the Year, Division of Gastroenterology
Presented by the Gastroenterology Fellows

2008: Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching at Emory University Hospital
Presented by the Internal Medicine Residents

2009 : Fellow, Woodruff Leadership Academy
Emory University

2011: Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching at Emory University Hospital
Presented by the Internal Medicine Residents

2014 : Nanette Wenger Service Award, Associate Professor
Education:
Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans

Internship
North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC

Residency
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Fellowship
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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