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Kishore R Iyer, MBBS
Liver Surgery
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    • Positions
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Surgery
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
    • Specialties
    • Liver Surgery
    • Intestinal Transplantation
    • Surgery
    • Liver Transplantation
    • Languages
    • English
    • Tamil (India)
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Phone
    • RMTI - Intestinal Transplantation & Rehabilitation 212-659-9300
    • RMTI - Pediatric Liver Transplantation 212-659-8060
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5 East 98th Street 12th Floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-659-9300
5 East 98th Street 10th Floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-659-8060
Kishore Iyer is director of adult and pediatric intestinal rehabilitation & transplantation at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, surgical director of pediatric liver transplantation and an associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.     Kishore trained in general surgery and pediatric surgery in the UK where he worked with Dr Adrian Bianchi and developed his early interest in short bowel syndrome and the use of intestinal lengthening procedures.  He pursued research at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London, winning the 1996 British Association of Pediatric Surgeons Prize for his pioneering work identifying phytosterols in soy-based lipid emulsions as a potential cause for parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease in patients with intestinal failure.     Kishore is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.     Kishore trained in transplant surgery at Chicago and Omaha, working as a liver and intestinal transplant surgeon at Omaha for almost 4 years.  He was responsible for establishing and directing the intestinal rehabilitation program, the first of its kind nationally, in Omaha, before moving to Chicago to establish and direct the intestinal transplantation and rehabilitation program at Northwestern University/Children’s Memorial Hospital.     He serves on the Pediatric Committee and the Policy Oversight Committees of UNOS (United network for Organ Sharing) and is Vice Chair of the International relations Committee.  He is also a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Oley Foundation, a large support group and information resource for patients with intestinal failure.     His current clinical and research interests are in the areas of surgical management of intestinal failure, intestinal transplant and TPN associated liver disease, as well as in mathematical modeling for complex medical decision-making.

 

Clinical Focus

Education

MBBS, Stanley Medical College

Internship, Rotating
Government Stanley Hospital

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Derbyshire Royal Infirmary

Residency, General Surgery
Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Residency, Pediatric Surgery
Hospital for Sick Children

Residency, General Surgery
Aberdeen Teaching Hospitals

Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery
University of Manchester Med. Sch

Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery
Institute of Child Health

Fellowship, Transplant Surgery
Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke's

Fellowship, Transplant Surgery
University of Nebraska

Languages

English, Tamil (India)