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Joshua D Mezrich, MD

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(608) 263-2527

MC 7375
MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Joshua D Mezrich, MD

Associate Professor
Section of Liver and Kidney Surgery
Division of Transplantation


  • MD, Cornell University Medical College, 1997
  • Surgery Residency, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, 1997-2005
  • Research Fellowship, Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Transplantation Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2005-2007

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Mezrich is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in solid organ transplant (liver, kidney, and pancreas).

Dr. Mezrich provides a wide range of services including Kidney Transplant, Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, Liver Resection, Liver Transplant, "Scarless" Single-Port Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, and Wedge Resection of the Liver.

Research Interests

Dr. Mezrich’s research interest is in transplant tolerance and how environmental exposures alter the immune system.

Recent Publications
  • Multidisciplinary Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Improves Access to Therapy and Patient Survival.
    Agarwal PD, Phillips P, Hillman L, Lucey MR, Lee F, Mezrich JD, Said A
    J. Clin. Gastroenterol. 2017 Oct; 51(9):845-849.
    [PubMed ID: 28877082]
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  • Harms of unsuccessful donation after circulatory death: An exploratory study.
    Taylor LJ, Buffington A, Scalea JR, Fost N, Croes KD, Mezrich JD, Schwarze ML
    Am. J. Transplant. 2017 Aug 14.
    [PubMed ID: 28805291]
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  • Amelioration of Clostridium difficile Infection in Mice by Dietary Supplementation With Indole-3-carbinol.
    Julliard W, De Wolfe TJ, Fechner JH, Safdar N, Agni R, Mezrich JD
    Ann. Surg. 2017 Jun; 265(6):1183-1191.
    [PubMed ID: 27280500]
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  • Modeling the Effect of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor on Transplant Immunity.
    Julliard W, Fechner JH, Owens L, O'Driscoll CA, Zhou L, Sullivan JA, Frydrych L, Mueller A, Mezrich JD
    Transplant Direct 2017 May; 3(5):e157.
    [PubMed ID: 28573192, PMC ID: 5441988]
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  • Added value of gadoxetic acid-enhanced T1-weighted magnetic resonance cholangiography for the diagnosis of post-transplant biliary complications.
    Kinner S, Schubert TB, Said A, Mezrich JD, Reeder SB
    Eur Radiol 2017 Apr 13.
    [PubMed ID: 28409358, PMC ID: 5640478]
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