Manuel I Rodriguez-Davalos, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery (Transplant) and of Pediatrics

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Transplant & Immunology

Liver Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Rodriguez-Davalos received his medical degree from Anahuac University and graduated with honors from the National University of Mexico in 1996. During medical school, Dr. Rodriguez-Davalos took part in the William J. Harrington Latin American Training Program at the University of Miami's Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He also completed a year of research in Portal Hypertension and Hepatobiliary Surgery at INNSZ, which is part of National Institutes of Health System in Mexico.

Dr. Rodriguez-Davalos returned to the United States for residency, completing his surgical training at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Scottsdale, AZ. In 2003, Dr. Rodriguez-Davalos began a two-year clinical fellowship in multi-organ transplant surgery including liver, kidney, pancreas, and intestinal transplantations at Mount Sinai Medical Center under the mentorship of Dr. Sukru Emre. After his fellowship, he joined the New York Medical College as assistant professor of surgery, where he influential in the development of the Pediatric Transplant Program. His current research projects involve quality-of-life issues for patients after liver transplantation and hepatocellular carcinoma. His other clinical interests include LDLT, portal hypertension, Meso-Rex bypass, and minimally invasive and robotic hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. During his time in New York, Dr. Rodriguez-Davalos was a member of the of the New Organ Donor Network, the Latino Organization for Liver Awareness, the Membership Committee of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, and the DCD sub committee-NYODN.

Education & Training

MD Universidad Anahuac (1996)
Fellow in Abdominal Organ Transplantation Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Chief Resident Mayo Clinic Hospital
Resident Mayo Clinic Hospital
Intern Mayo Clinic
Board Certification AB of Surgery, Surgery, General (2006)

Honors & Recognition

  • National Academic Correspondent Member – National Academy of Surgery (MEX) Academia Nacional de Cirugia (2012)


  • XIX International Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Course and II International Liver Transplant Course Mexico City, Mexico (2012 - 2012)

    Liver Minimally Invasive Surgery. V International Surgical Course. “XIX International Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Course” Instituto Nacional de la Nutricion. National Institutes of Health System. Mexico City, Mexico. February 10, 2012 Vascular Complications in Orthotopic Liver...

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Manuel I Rodriguez-Davalos, MD, FACS
Patient Care Locations
Yale-New Haven Transplantation CenterYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Transplant & ImmunologyFarnam Memorial Building
310 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
330 Cedar Street
PO Box 208062

New Haven, CT 06520-8062