Richard Perez, M.D.

Richard V. Perez, M.D.

Specialties

Surgery - Transplant

Department

Surgery

Title

  • Chief of Transplant Surgery
  • Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program
  • Medical Director of Transplant Center
  • Professor

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Clinic Phone: 916-734-2111
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Richard V. Perez is an experienced transplant surgeon. His main interest is in kidney/pancreas transplantation and hemodialysis vascular access. Dr. Perez is a well respected educator in the field of organ transplantation. His research interests focus on the expansion of the pool of deceased organs available for renal transplantation and the role of inflammation in contributing to transplant outcomes.

Division

Transplant Surgery

Center/Program Affiliation

Transplant Center

Education

M.D., University of Hawaii School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1982

B.A., UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, 1977

Internship: General Surgery, University of Cincinnati Hospitals, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1982-85

Residency

General Surgery, University of Cincinnati Hospitals, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1985-89

Fellowships

Organ Transplant, University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1990-91

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, 1990

American Board of Surgery - Diplomat Recertification, 2000

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

American Medical Association

American Society of Transplant Physicians

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Association for Academic Surgery

International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association

Sacramento Surgical Society

The Pancreas Club

The Society of University Surgeons

Transplantation Society

UC Davis Surgical Association

Western Association of Transplant Surgeons

Honors and Awards

"Friends of Nursing," Recognition in Excellence for Improving the Environment of Care, 2014

Southeastern Organ Procurement Foundation Bernard Amos Sandoz Award for Research in Transplantation Immunology, 1987

Residents Essay Contest, Second Place, American College of Surgeons, Ohio Chapter, 1989

Greater Cincinnati Kidney Foundation Research Award, 1986

University of Hawaii School of Medicine Frank McDowell Memorial Award for Academic Excellence in General Surgery, 1982

Select Recent Publications

Maluf, D.G.; Carrico, R.J.; Rosendale, J.D.; Perez, R.V.; Feng, S.: Optimizing recovery, utilization and transplantation outcomes for kidneys from small, ≤20 kg, pediatric donors. American journal of transplantation: official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 2013;13(10): 2703-12.

Farwell; Gregory, D.; Birchall, M.; Macchiarnini, P.;  Luu, P.; deMattos, A.;   Gallay, B.; Perez, R.V.; Grow, M.; Ramsamooj, R.; Salgado, M.; Brodie, H.; Balafsky, H.: Laryngotracheal Transplantation: Technical Modifications and Functional Outcomes. Laryngoscope, 2013;123: 2502-2508. JOURNAL ARTICLES (continued)

Butani, L.; Troppmann, C.; Perez, R.V.: Outcomes of Children Receiving En Bloc Renal Transplants from Small Pediatric Donors. Pediatric Transplantation, 2012;17(1): 55-58.

Kuo, J.H.; Wong, M.S.; Perez, R.V.; Li-C.-S.;  Lin, T.C.; Troppmann, C.; Renal Transplant Wound Complications in the Modern Era of Obesity. J of Surgical Research, 2012;173(2): 216-223.

Kuo, J.H.; Troppmann, C.; Perez, R.V.; Wong, M.S.: Panniculectomy in Preparation for Renal Transplantation: A New Indication for an Old Procedure to Reduce Renal Transplantation-Associated Wound Complications. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2011;128(6): 1236-1240.

Butani, L.; Perez, R.V.: Effect of pre-transplant dialysis modality and duration on long-term outcomes of children receiving renal transplants. Transplantation, 2011;91(4): 447-451.

Baker, A.C.; deMattos, A.; Watkins, S.; German, J.B.; Troppmann, C.; Perez, R.V.: Pretransplant free fatty acids (FFA) and allograft survival rates in renal transplantation. . J of Surgical Research, 2010;164: 182-187.

Troppmann, C.; Cohen, S.H.; DeMattos, A.M.; Perez, R.V.: Rapidly progressive lethal infection with novel influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus in a kidney recipient: A cautionary tale. Transplantation, 2010;89:369-370.

Lau, K.; Tancredi, D.; Perez, R.V.; Butani, L.: Unusual Pattern of Dyslipidemia in Children Receiving Steroid Minimization Immunosuppression after Renal Transplantation. Cl J of the American Society of Nephrology, 2010;5: 1506-1512.

Lau, K.K.; Berg, G.M.; Schjoneman, Y.G.; Perez, R.V.;  Butani, L.: Pediatric en bloc kidney transplantation into pediatric recipients. Pediatric Transplantation, 2010;14: 100-104.