Paige Porrett, MD, PhD

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Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Northwestern University, Chicago IL

Residency

Surgery - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Transplantation Surgery - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Surgery

Graduate Degree

PhD in Immunology - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Surgeon

Clinical Instructor in Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2012

Porrett P, ter Horst M, and Shaked A. “Donor Assessment Scores: Relevance and Complete Irrelevance”. Liver Transplantation 2012; 18: S25-30.

Porrett PM and Levine MH. “Fever and suprapubic tenderness ten days after kidney transplantation.” American Journal of Transplantation 2012; 12: 254-256.

Abstracts

2013

Porrett P, Baranov E, Shaked A, and Olthoff K. “Outcomes of transplantation for uncontrolled HCC and rescue with marginal quality grafts.”  Amer J Transpl 2013; 13(S5): 46.

2013 Gupta M, Porrett P, Goldberg D, Abt P, and Levine M. “True MELD score is associated with HCC patient outcomes after liver transplant”. Amer J Transpl 2013: 13(S5): 46.

2013 Stevens D, Trofe-Clark J, Blumberg E, Wilck M, Weikert B, Goral S, Bleicher M, Sawinski D, Abt P, Levine M, Porrett P, Bloom R. “Increased risk of breakthrough infection among cytomegalovirus donor positive/recipient negative kidney transplant recipients receiving lower dose valganciclovir prophylaxis.”  Amer J Transpl 2013: 13(S5): 321.

2013 Baranov E, ter Horst M, Porrett PM. “Serum albumin identifies  patients at high risk for removal from the liver transplant list.”  Amer J Transpl 2013; 13(S2): 81.

2012

2012 Porrett P, Malik S, Cui R, Ottmann S, Drazek D, Hoteit M, Abt P,  Shaked A, Olthoff K, and Levine MH. “Increasing Wait Time  Does Not Adversely Impact Wait List or Transplant Outcomes in  Patients with HCC.” Amer J Transpl 2012; 12 (s3): p.37.

Books

The Surgical Review, 3rd edition. Ed. Paige Porrett, John Frederick, Robert Roses, and Larry Kaiser. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2009.

Chapters

Porrett PM, Malek Kamoun, Ron Parsons, Roy Bloom, Simin Goral, Peter Reese, Robert Grossman, Jorge Baluarte, Melissa  Bleicher, Matt Levine, Clyde Barker, Kim Olthoff, Ali Naji,  Abraham Shaked, and Peter Abt. “Kidney Transplantation at The University of Pennsylvania: 1998-2008.” Clinical Transplants: 2009.

2009 Porrett PM and Olthoff KM. “Hepatobiliary System” in The  Surgical Review, 3rd edition. Ed. Paige Porrett, John Frederick, Robert Roses, and Larry Kaiser. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2009.

2008 Porrett PM and Olthoff KM. “Hepatectomy” in Gowned and Gloved Surgery: Introduction to Common Procedures Ed. Suhail Kanchwala, E. Carter Paulson, & Robert Roses.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Health Sciences, 2008.

2006 Porrett PM and Olthoff KM. “Hepatobiliary System” in The  Surgical Review, 2nd edition. Ed. Pavan Atluri, Giorgos  Karakousis, Paige Porrett, and Larry Kaiser. Philadelphia:  Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2006.

2003 Lerner SM, Porrett PM, Markmann JF, Busuttil RW.  “Retransplantation of Vital Organs.” in Organ Transplantation, 2nd edition. Ed. Frank P. Stuart, Michael M. Abecassis, and Dixon B. Kaufman. Georgetown: Landes Bioscience, 2003.

2006 The Surgical Review, 2nd edition. Ed. Pavan Atluri, Giorgos Karakousis, Paige Porrett, and Larry Kaiser. Philadelphia:  Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2006.

Posters and Presentations

2013

“Outcomes of Transplantation for Uncontrolled HCC and Rescue with Marginal Quality Grafts [oral presentation].” American Transplant Congress, 14th Joint American Transplant Meeting, Seattle, WA.

“Serum albumin identifies patients at high risk for removal from the liver transplant list [poster presentation].” ASTS 13th annual State of the Art Winter Symposium. Miami Beach, FL. January 2013.

2013 “Weight-loss interventions for morbidly obese patients with compensated cirrhosis: A Markov decision analysis model [poster presentation]”. 54th annual meeting of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. Orlando, FL. May 2013

2013 “Outcomes of transplantation for uncontrolled HCC and Rescue with marginal quality grafts [poster presentation].” International Liver Transplantation Society, 19th annual international congress. Sydney, Australia. June 2013.

2012

2012 “Increasing Wait Time Does Not Adversely Impact Wait List or  Transplant Outcomes in patients with HCC [oral presentation].” American Transplant Congress, 13th Joint American Transplant Meeting, Boston, MA.