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Antonio Di Carlo, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC

Professor, Surgery
Chief, Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery
Surgical Director, Kidney, Liver and Pancreas Transplantation, and Living Donation, Temple University Hospital
Chief, Transplantation, Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Antonio Di Carlo
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Contact Information

Contact Information


About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Transplantation of liver, kidney, and pancreas
  • Multivisceral transplant surgery
  • Laparoscopic and single incision laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy and adrenalectomy
  • Living donation for transplantation
  • Liver resection
  • Liver, gallbladder, bile duct and pancreas surgery
  • Biliary reconstruction, adrenal surgery
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Transplant Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2005
  • Fellowship, Experimental Surgery (Research), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2000
  • Residency, General Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2003
  • Medical degree, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1996

Digital Bibliography

26479787. Santini AC, Giovane G, Auletta A, Di Carlo A, Fiorelli A, Cito L, Astarita C, Giordano A, Alfano R, Feola A, Di Domenico M, Translational Research and Plasma Proteomic in Cancer. J Cell Biochem :()2015 Oct 19

25285953. Jain A, Constantinescu S, Maloo M, Mukerji AN, Karachristos A, Lau K, Di Carlo A, Delayed introduction of tacrolimus postliver transplant with intravenous mycophenolate mofetil preserves renal function without incurring rejection. Transplantation 98:7(e68-70)2014 Oct 15

18031628. Bergman S, Di Carlo A, Chaudhury P, Blum C, Nahal A, Metrakos P, Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis in a white woman. Can J Surg 50:5(E9-10)2007 Oct 10

16244546. Fernandez LA, Di Carlo A, Odorico JS, Leverson GE, Shames BD, Becker YT, Chin LT, Pirsch JD, Knechtle SJ, Foley DP, Sollinger HW, D'Alessandro AM, Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation from donation after cardiac death: successful long-term outcomes. Ann Surg 242:5(716-23)2005 Nov

15478896. D'Alessandro AM, Fernandez LA, Chin LT, Shames BD, Turgeon NA, Scott DL, Di Carlo A, Becker YT, Odorico JS, Knechtle SJ, Love RB, Pirsch JD, Becker BN, Musat AI, Kalayoglu M, Sollinger HW, Donation after cardiac death: the University of Wisconsin experience. Ann Transplant 9:1(68-71)2004

15387113. Di Carlo A, Odorico JS, Leverson GE, Fernandez LA, Chin LT, Becker YT, Knechtle SJ, Pirsch JD, D'Alessandro AM, Sollinger HW, Long-term outcomes in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation: lessons relearned. Clin Transpl :(215-20)2003

11796023. Tan M, Di Carlo A, Liu SQ, Tector AJ, Tchervenkov JI, Metrakos P, Hepatic sinusoidal endothelium upregulates IL-1alpha, IFN-gamma, and iNOS in response to discordant xenogeneic islets in an in vitro model of xenoislet transplantation. J Surg Res 102:2(229-36)2002 Feb

11598474. Di Carlo A, Andtbacka RH, Shrier I, Belliveau P, Trudel JL, Stein BL, Gordon PH, Vasilevsky CA, The value of specialization--is there an outcome difference in the management of fistulas complicating diverticulitis. Dis Colon Rectum 44:10(1456-63)2001 Oct

11477363. Tan M, Di Carlo A, Stein LA, Cantarovich M, Tchervenkov JI, Metrakos P, Pseudoaneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery after pancreas transplantation treated by endovascular stenting. Transplantation 72:2(336-8)2001 Jul 27

11460236. Tan M, Di Carlo A, Robinson P, Tchervenkov JI, Barkun JS, Metrakos P, Successful outcome after transplantation of a donor liver with focal nodular hyperplasia. Liver Transpl 7:7(652-5)2001 Jul

11267056. Di Carlo A, Tector AJ, Liu S, Tan M, Barkun JS, Soderland C, Metrakos P, Tchervenkov JI, Activation of porcine hepatic microvascular sinusoidal endothelial cells in pig-to-human liver xenotransplantation. Transplant Proc 33:1-2(759-61)2001 Feb-Mar