Dr. Alejandro Mejia, M.D., F.A.C.S. Executive Program Director, Organ Transplantation

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Dr. Alejandro Mejia received his medical training at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia. He was trained as a general surgeon at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and then completed a fellowship in multiorgan abdominal transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. There he trained extensively in both adult and pediatric kidney, pancreas, liver, and intestinal transplantation as well as techniques in split-liver and live-donor liver transplantation. He served as an assistant professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio, performing both adult and pediatric transplantation prior to joining The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. His main interests include adult and pediatric liver transplantation, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, and laparoscopic liver surgery.

Read Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) from the book Liver Transplantation – Basic Issues by Dr. Alejandro Mejia, Dr. Hector Nazario, and Dr. Parvez Mantry.

Dr. Mejia led a team at Methodist Dallas Medical Center that performed two firsts for North Texas including a fully robotic Whipple, or a pancreaticoduodenectomy, and liver resection.

Special interests include organ transplant surgery and da Vinci® robotic procedures.

  • Education Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana - Medellin, Colombia
  • Residency General Surgery - University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
    Chief, General Surgery - University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
  • Fellowship Transplant - University of Nebraska Med Center, Omaha, NE
  • Board CertificationAmerican Board of Surgery, State of Texas, Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
  • Professional Associations Texas Medical Association
    Member J. Bradley Aust. Surgical Society
    Member AHPBA
    Member ASTS
    Associate Member ACS
    Member ILTS
    Member Texas Transplantation Society
    Fellow American College of Surgeons (Oct. 19 2006)
  • Additional LanguagesSpanish