George V. Mazariegos, MD

  • Jamie Lee Curtis Chair in Transplantation Surgery
  • Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine
  • Director of Pediatric Transplantation, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation

    Education & Training

  • BS, Northwestern University
  • MD, Northwestern University Medical Schoo
  • General Surgery Residency, Michigan State University, Butterworth Hospital
  • Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, UPMC
  • Fellowship in Hepatic & Multivisceral Transplantation, UPMC
Meredith Benjamin Award, 1980
National Medical Fellowship Award Honors Program in Medical Education, 1980-1982
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Service Star Award, 1999
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Outstanding Achievement in Patient Care, 2006
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Outstanding Surgeon in Critical Care Services, 200
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Outstanding Surgeon in PICU, 2007
American Liver Foundation “Tribute to Excellence Award,” 2012
Named one of the 2016 Best Doctors in Pittsburgh by the Pittsburgh Business Times, 2015
Pittsburgh Magazine, The City’s Best Doctors: Pediatrics-Surgery, 2013-2016
Representative Publications

Dr. Mazariegos' publications can be reveiwed through PubMed.

Research Interests
  • Pediatric Intestinal Failure Consortium-developing a multi-center consortium for the evaluation and investigation of children with intestinal failure
  • Clinical hepatocyte transplantation
  • Clinical conduct of in vitro correlates in patients off immunosuppression
  • Clinical conduct of split database registry in pediatric liver transplantation
  • Pediatric unresectable liver tumor observatory
  • International solid organ transplant tolerance multicenter registry
  • In-vitro correlates of immune tolerance in patients off immunosuppression
  • Weaning of immunosuppression in long term recipients of liver transplantation
  • Evaluation of cytokine polymorphisms in predicting ability to withdraw immunosuppression after transplantation
  • Development and evaluation of a bio-artificial liver device
  • Clinical efficacy of sorbent suspension dialysis systems in advanced hepatic encephalopathy
  • Use of hyperbaric oxygen in ameliorating ischemic injury after hepatic artery thrombosis in pediatric liver transplant
  • Risk factors in pediatric small bowel transplantation
  • Mechanisms and treatment of parenteral nutrition-related cholestasis in children with short gut syndrome
  • Pediatric liver transplantation: causes of late graft loss and mortality