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Gary S. Xiao

Gary S. Xiao, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Department: Surgery

Specialties: General Surgery

Education

  • MD - Henan Medical University in Zhengzhou, Henan, China

Dr. Xiao specializes in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery. He is very experienced in laparoscopic and open liver resection, liver tumor ablation and pancreatic surgery and resection.

He is a United Network for Organ Sharing certified primary living donor liver transplant surgeon and a laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy surgeon. He is an American Society of Transplant Surgeons certified liver, kidney and transplant surgeon. He is also certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Memberships:

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Awards and Honors:

  • President's Academic Award at HMU, Zhengzhou, Henan, China (awarded twice)

Affiliated Hospital: Hahnemann University Hospital

Clinical Services

Kidney transplant, Liver transplant, Pancreas transplant, Liver resection, Liver tumors treatment, Pancreatic resection, Pancreatic surgery

Fellowships

  • Multi-Organ Transplant - Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
  • Clinical Transplant (Kidney/Pancreas) - Albany Medical College
  • Kidney Transplantation (Master of Medicine) - Henan Medical University in Zhengzhou, Henan, China

Residencies

  • Surgery - Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Urology - First Teaching Hospital of HMU in Zhengzhou, Henan, China

Dr. Xiao is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Research

Selected Research

"Hepatitis B Immune Globulin for the Prevention of Graft Re-Infection in Hepatitis B Related Transplant Patients"
Co-Investigator. Principle investigator: Michael De Vera, MD
(2005-Present)

"Optimizing Prograf Therapy in Maintenance Allografts"
Co-Investigator. Principle investigator: Mysore S. Anil Kumar, MD, PhD
Drexel University College of Medicine (2002-2003)

"Isolation of Human Hepatocytes to Study Drug Metabolism, Disposition, and to Investigate Cold Storage and Cryopreservation Techniques"
Co-Investigator. Principle investigator: William C. Meyers, MD
Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals (2002-2003)

"An Open Label, Concentration Controlled, Randomized 12 month Study of Prograf + Rapamune + Corticosteroids Compared to Cyclosporine Capsules USP (Modified) + Rapamune + Corticosteroids in High Risk Renal Allograft Recipients"
Principle Investigator: Michael Moritz, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine - Sponsor: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (2002-2003)

"A Retrospective Clinical Comparison of Standard Therapy of Prograf/Cellcept and Prograf/Rapamune for Steroid Avoidance in Kidney Transplant Recipients and to Identify Steroid Requiring Kidney Recipients
Principle Investigator: Mysore S. Anil, MD
Drexel College of Medicine - Sponsor: Fujisawa Pharmaceuticals (2002-2003)

"Local Immunosuppression in a Canine Renal Transplant" Principle Investigator: Scott A Gruber, MD, PhD
AMC, Department of Surgery, Transplant Research Laboratory (1994-1996)

"Experimental Study of Sterilization with YAG Laser Extracorporeal Penetration of Vas Deferens"
Co-Investigator. Principle investigator: Mingtang Zhao, MD
HMU, Department of Surgery, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China (1988-1993)

"Organ Transplantation, Kidney Transplantation"
Co-Investigator. Principle Investigator: Mingtang Zhao, MD
Sponsor: The Science and Technology Committee of Henan Province in China - HMU, Department of Surgery, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China (1988-1991)

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.