Children's Hospital Colorado
James Pomposelli, MD, PhD

James Pomposelli, MD, PhD

Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation
Visiting Professor of Surgery

Specialties:
Surgery
Conditions:
Pancreatic Cancer, Biliary Cancer, Pancreas Surgery, Hepatology (Liver Disorders), Biliary Surgery
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specialties:

Surgery

conditions:

Pancreatic Cancer, Biliary Cancer, Pancreas Surgery, Hepatology (Liver Disorders), Biliary Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery

Meet James Pomposelli, MD, PhD

I strive to provide the best care for my patients by treating them as I would want my parents treated.

Get to know his background

My many clinical interests include: live donor liver and kidney transplantation and liver cancer surgery.

Undergraduate 1982

University of Rhode Island (RI)

Medical School 1990

Boston University School of Medicine

Medical School 1990

Boston University School of Medicine

Internship 1991

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program

Residency 1995

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program, Surgery

Fellowship 1999

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program, Multiorgan Organ Transplantation

Harry M. Vars Research Award Finalist 1987

American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

Charles E. Culpepper Research Fellow 1988

Charles E. Culpepper Foundation

American Institute of Nutrition (FASEB/AIN) Graduate Student Research Award 1988

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Harry M. Vars Research Award Finalist 1988

American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

Alpha Omega Alpha 1989

Boston University School of Medicine

Charles E. Culpepper Research Fellow 1989

Charles E. Culpepper Foundation

Harry M. Vars Research Award Finalist 1989

American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

Stanley Dudrick Research Scholar Award Finalist 1990

American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition.

Charles E. Culpepper Research Fellow 1990

Charles E. Culpepper Foundation

Stanley Dudrick Research Scholar Award Finalist 1992

American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

Young Surgeon Travel Award 1996

Paper Presentation “Work of breathing as a criteria for weaning ventilator dependent patients.”
96th Annual Congress, Japan Surgical Society

Selected to Vanguard Committee 2003

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Distinguished Visiting Professor 2004

Division of Vascular Surgery, Washington Hospital Center

Selected to Vanguard Committee 2004

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Selected to Vanguard Committee 2005

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Outstanding Teacher Award, Third Year Medical Students 2006

Tufts Medical School

Selected to Vanguard Committee 2006

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Outstanding Teacher Award, Third Year Medical Students 2007

Tufts Medical School

Outstanding Teacher Award, Third Year Medical Students 2008

Tufts Medical School

America’s Best Doctors 2011

U.S. News

Guide to Americas Best Surgeons 2013

Consumers' Research Council of America

Visiting Professor in Transplantation 2014

Department of Transplantation, University of Pennsylvania

Outstanding Teacher Award, Third Year Medical Students 2014

Tufts Medical School

Outstanding Teacher Award, Third Year Medical Students 2015

Tufts Medical School

Guide to Americas Best Surgeons 2016

Consumers' Research Council of America

For Patients:
I am interested in improving outcomes for live donor liver transplantation through surgical innovations. I was co-investigator in the NIH funded A2ALL study surgical innovation work-group. I am also interested in new surgical approaches to metastatic cancer to the liver using the ALPPS procedure.
For Referring Providers:
I am interested in improving outcomes for live donor liver transplantation through surgical innovations. I was co-investigator in the NIH funded A2ALL study surgical innovation work-group. I am also interested in new surgical approaches to metastatic cancer to the liver using the ALPPS procedure.

Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation

Visiting Professor of Surgery

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