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Dr. Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, with other offices in Cleveland, OH and Weston, FL. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery, Transplant Surgery. He speaks English.
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Graduated in 1974
Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis, MD, PhD, FACS, a world-renowned leader in transplant surgery, serves as Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation at Broward Health Medical Center. Dr. Tzakis has headed the Broward Health Medical Center Liver Transplantation Program since its inception in 2004. Dr. Tzakis received his medical and Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Athens School of Medicine in Athens, Greece.He served an internship and residency in surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, New York and then completed his residency in surgery at the State University of New York, Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York. Dr. Tzakis completed a fellowship in transplantation surgery at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is board certified in general surgery. He serves on the Editorial Board of seven medical publications including Transplantation, Liver Transplantation, Pediatric Transplantation and Annals of Gastroenterology and reviews for other Journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Medical Science Monitor. In addition to having performed more than 4,000 transplants, Dr. Tzakis has been a leader in innovative techniques that have advanced transplant surgery, as well as furthering research concerning organ rejection and drug toxicity. He has published more than 700 peer reviewed manuscripts in a wide variety of medical journals, such as Transplantation, Annals of Surgery, Journal of Pediatrics, The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine. He has also published numerous Book Chapters and made presentations in multiple Local, National and International meetings.