Robert W. Osorio, M.D., F.A.C.S., Scientist; Chair of the Department of Transplantation and Surgical Director of the Liver Disease and Liver Transplant Program at CPMC

California Pacific CURRENTS: The online journal of CPMC Research Institute

Exceptional outcomes and patient care in liver disease and transplantation

Research Overview

  • Dr. Osorio specializes in liver transplants and hepatobiliary surgery. He is board certified in surgery.
  • As Surgical Director of the Liver Disease and Liver Transplant Program at CPMC, Dr. Osorio treats patients with liver disease and liver cancer. In collaboration with other CPMC experts at the liver disease program, his efforts help lead the program toward a combined treatment goal of nearly 1000 new liver patients annually.
  • His research interests include artificial liver support systems, management of biliary leaks, orthotopic liver transplantation for end-stage liver disease, and the immune response after transplantation.
  • Dr. Osorio presents nationally and internationally on challenges and advances in liver disease and liver transplantation.
  • He is a Physician Lead in CPMCRI’s Cancer Avatar Project.

 

Training

Dr. Osorio received his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. He completed residency training in surgery and a fellowship in transplant research and medicine at the UCSF School of Medicine.


 

Publication Search

Publications

Bonacini M, Shetler K, Yu I, Osorio RC, Osorio RW, Features of Patients With Severe Hepatitis Due to Mushroom Poisoning and Factors Associated With Outcome. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol

Singh KM, Phung YT, Kohla MS, Lan BY, Chan S, Suen DL, Murad S, Rheault S, Davidson P, Evans J, Singh M, Dohil S, Osorio RW, Wakil AE, Page K, Feng S, Cooper SL, KIR genotypic diversity can track ancestries in heterogeneous populations: a potential confounder for disease association studies. Immunogenetics

Rengstorff DS, Osorio RW, Bonacini M, Recovery from severe hepatitis caused by mushroom poisoning without liver transplantation. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol

Robert W. Osorio, M.D., F.A.C.S., Scientist; Chair of the Department of Transplantation and Surgical Director of the Liver Disease and Liver Transplant Program at CPMC
Primary Research Interests
  • Cancer surgery
  • Liver transplant
  • End-stage liver disease; alcoholic liver disease