Aman Kumar, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MBBS, Grant Medical College

Dr. Kumar is a transplant surgeon at Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Kumar received his medical degree from Grant Medical College in Mumbai, India, and completed residency at the affiliated Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals. In 2022, he completed his post-doctoral training as a transplant surgery fellow at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine. Prior to joining Boston Medical Center, he was an attending surgeon at UNC, where he performed liver, kidney, and pancreas transplants; laparoscopic donor nephrectomies; and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgeries. He has a special interest in total pancreatectomy and autologous islet cell transplant (TPAIT). Active in research, Dr. Kumar has participated in clinical trials looking at everything from vascular staples in donor surgeries to the use of social media in organ donor referrals. In addition to publishing peer-reviewed articles, he has presented his research at multiple national and international meetings.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

2012 - 2019 Organized and visited various surgical and health check-up camps in the rural and minority regions of India for free, offered surgeries to poor communities in those free camps.

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  1. Kumar A, Singh SK, Singh N, Chen M, Watkins R, Kapoor S, Desai CS. Impact and Consequences of Recipient Gastroduodenal Artery Ligation Before Hepatic Artery Anastomosis During Orthotopic Liver Transplantation. Exp Clin Transplant. 2023 Nov; 21(11):879-882. PMID: 38140931; DOI: 10.6002/ect.2023.0270;
  2. Szempruch KR, Lachiewicz AM, Williams BM, Kumar A, Baldwin X, Desai CS. Microbiological cultures and antimicrobial prophylaxis in patients undergoing total pancreatectomy with islet cell autotransplantation. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 2023 Aug; 22(4):426-429. PMID: 36990838; DOI: 10.1016/j.hbpd.2023.03.008;
  3. Kumar A, Abbas D, Barritt AS, Lachiewicz A, Fix OK, Desai CS. Liver transplantation from a SARS-COV-2-positive donor: A road ahead or not. J Liver Transpl. 2023 May; 10:100146. PMID: 38013674; PMCID: PMC9951024; DOI: 10.1016/j.liver.2023.100146;
  4. Kumar A, Kapoor S, Desai CS. Early AMR in a ABOi - A2 to O liver transplantation: A reason for caution. Journal of Liver Transplantation. 2023; 10.
  5. Kumar A, Naso C, Bacon D, Agala CB, Gerber DA. Impact of kidney transplant on post-operative morbidity and mortality in patients with pre-operative cardiac dysfunction. Clin Transplant. 2023 Mar; 37(3):e14878. PMID: 36507574; DOI: 10.1111/ctr.14878;
  6. Chiang TH, Kumar A, Desai CS. Adenosquamous Carcinoma of Extrahepatic Bile Duct in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2022 Nov; 26(11):2399-2401. PMID: 36028730; DOI: 10.1007/s11605-022-05442-6;
  7. Reid TD, Kratzke I, Dayal D, Raff L, Serrano P, Kumar A, Boddie O, Zendel A, Gallaher J, Carlson R, Boone J, Charles AG, Desai CS. The role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adult kidney transplant patients: A qualitative systematic review of literature. Artif Organs. 2023 Jan; 47(1):24-37. PMID: 35986612; DOI: 10.1111/aor.14376;
  8. Desai CS, Williams BM, Baldwin X, Vonderau JS, Kumar A, Hyslop WB, Jones MS, Hanson M, Baron TH. Selection of parenchymal preserving or total pancreatectomy with/without islet cell autotransplantation surgery for patients with chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatology. 2022 May; 22(4):472-478. PMID: 35414482; DOI: 10.1016/j.pan.2022.04.001;
  9. de Oliveira GC, Kumar A, Szempruch KR, Barritt AS, Zendel A, Desai CS. Hydralazine-Induced Fulminant Liver Failure Requiring Urgent Liver Transplant: Common Drug With Rare Complication. Exp Clin Transplant. 2023 Jan; 21(1):55-58. PMID: 35297336; DOI: 10.6002/ect.2021.0446;
  10. Zendel A, Kumar A, Serrano P, de Oliveira GC, Button J, Gebre B, Gerber DA, Desai CS. Management of Major Injuries to the Bile Duct at a Hepatobiliary Specialty Referral Center. Am Surg. 2023 May; 89(5):1749-1753. PMID: 35172613; DOI: 10.1177/00031348211063553;
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Transplantation, Kidney
Transplantation, Hepatic
Transplant Donors
Transplant Rejections
Islet Transplantation
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