Sukru H. Emre MD

Professor of Surgery (Transplant) and of Pediatrics

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Gastrointestinal Cancer ProgramTransplantation Center, Yale-New HavenPediatrics: Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology: Joint Interdepartmental Program | Surgery: Transplantation & Immunology (Liver/Kidney/Pancreas)

Research Interests

Living donor liver transplantation; Quality of life after transplant; Recurrent diseases after transplantation; Acute rejection; Autoimmune hepatitis; Organ allocation and organ donation; Chronic allograft dysfunction; Early graft function/dysfunction; Infectious complications of immunosuppression; Complications of transplantation and immunosuppression; Expanded donors; High-risk recipient; Immunosuppressive agents; Ischemia-reperfusion injury; Malignancy: donor, transplant candidates, and transplant recipients; Post-Tansplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD); Hepatocellular carcinoma and transplantation; Surgical techniques and complications; Viral hepatitis more...


  • M.D., University of Istanbul, Turkey, 1977

Selected Publications

  • Schilsky ML, Honiden S, Arnott L, Emre S. ICU management of acute liver failure. Clin Chest Med. 2009 Mar;30(1):71-87, viii. Review.
  • Vaudry W, Ettenger R, Jara P, Varela-Fascinetto G, Bouw MR, Ives J, Walker R; Valcyte WV16726 Study Group. Collaborators: Walker R, Birk P, Vaudry W, Niaudet P, Hetzer R, Ojeda S, Varela-Fascinetto G, Jara P, Melgosa-Hijosa M, Manzanares J, Simon J, Emre S, Ettenger R, Hmeil P, Pescovitz M, Sherbotie J, Thomas S. Valganciclovir dosing according to body surface area and renal function in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2009 Mar;9(3):636-43.
  • Madan RP, Campbell AL, Shust GF, Kahn AR, Wistinghausen B, Posada R, Kerkar N, Shneider BL, Emre S, Herold BC. A hybrid strategy for the prevention of cytomegalovirus-related complications in pediatric liver transplantation recipients.Transplantation. 2009 May 15;87(9):1318-24.



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