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Ahmet Ömür GÜRAKAR, MD

Medical Director of Johns Hopkins Liver Transplant Program and a Professor, Medicine within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Hepatology
United States of America

Dr. Gurakar joined Johns Hopkins from the Nazih Zuhdi Transplantation Institute at the Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he was the chief of Hepatology Research and the program director of the Liver Transplantation Medicine/ Hepatology Fellowship. He served at various capacities in the Liver Medicine Section, since its first establishment in 1993.

Dr. Gurakar's clinical interests include pre and post-transplant, clinical and endoscopic management of liver diseases and viral hepatitis. His research interests include bioartificial liver dialysis systems and application of total plasma exchange in the treatment of liver disorders.