Specialties

Transplantation

Surgery (Board certified since 1991)

At a Glance

  • 1989 Started practicing
  • 29 Years experience
  • 5 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 3 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Tso

Dr. Tso is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Transplantation at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Tso earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland, completed his general surgery residency at Louisiana State University, did his fellowship in traumatology and critical care at the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, and completed his fellowship in transplantation at Ohio State University. Dr. Tso's clinical specialties are dual renal transplant, islet transplant, pancreatic transplant, and live donor nephrectomy. His primary research pursuits are developing methods of increasing the donor organ pool and evaluating policies of organ allocation.

My Clinical Interests

  • kidney transplant surgery
  • pancreatic transplantation
  • transplantation

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

INTERNSHIP

Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

RESIDENCY

Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

FELLOWSHIP

University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association

Society of Critical Care Medicine

Major Publications

Rational development of LEA29Y (belatacept), a high-affinity variant of CTLA4-Ig with potent immunosuppressive properties . American Journal of Transplantation, 5,443-453, 2005.

Risk factors of long-term survivals in combined kidney/pancreas transplantation. A multivariate analysis of 259 recipients. Transplantation Proceedings, 27(6),3104, 1995.

Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation utilizing a common arterial conduit: early experience and potential applications . American Journal of Transplantation, 3,1440-1443, 2003.

Transplanting the highly sensitized patient: the Emory algorithm . American Journal of Transplantation, 2006, .

Locations & Appointments

5 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Clinic Building B

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Fl 6
Atlanta, GA 30322
  • 855-366-7989
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2

Emory Transplant Center at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Ste 350
Atlanta, GA 30342
  • 855-366-7989
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3

Emory Transplant Center at Acworth

Emory at Acworth
4791 S Main St
Acworth, GA 30101
  • 855-366-7989
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4

Emory Transplant Center at Dublin

200 Fairview Park Dr
Dublin, GA 31021
  • 855-366-7989
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5

Emory Transplant Center at Savannah

5353 Reynolds St
Ste 212
Savannah, GA 31405
  • 855-366-7989
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3 Hospital Affiliation(s)

6

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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7

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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8

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

INTERNSHIP

Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

RESIDENCY

Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

FELLOWSHIP

University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association

Society of Critical Care Medicine

Major Publications

Rational development of LEA29Y (belatacept), a high-affinity variant of CTLA4-Ig with potent immunosuppressive properties . American Journal of Transplantation, 5,443-453, 2005.

Risk factors of long-term survivals in combined kidney/pancreas transplantation. A multivariate analysis of 259 recipients. Transplantation Proceedings, 27(6),3104, 1995.

Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation utilizing a common arterial conduit: early experience and potential applications . American Journal of Transplantation, 3,1440-1443, 2003.

Transplanting the highly sensitized patient: the Emory algorithm . American Journal of Transplantation, 2006, .