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Joshua D Mezrich, MD

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(608) 263-2527

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
  • 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. 2016 Jun 8.
    [PubMed ID: 27280500]
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  • Results of pediatric living donor compared to deceased donor liver transplantation in the PELD/MELD era: Experience from two centers on two different continents.
    Yankol Y, Fernandez LA, Kanmaz T, Leverson GE, Mezrich JD, Foley D, Mecit N, D'Alessandro AM, Acarli K, Kalayoglu M
    Pediatr Transplant 2016 Feb; 20(1):72-82.
    [PubMed ID: 26861217]
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  • When Do DCD Donors Die?: Outcomes and Implications of DCD at a High-volume, Single-center OPO in the United States.
    Scalea JR, Redfield RR, Rizzari MD, Bennett R, Anderson ME, Anderson JE, Kaufman DB, Sollinger HW, Fernandez LA, D'Alessandro AM, Mezrich J
    Ann. Surg. 2016 Feb; 263(2):211-6.
    [PubMed ID: 26181480]
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  • Environmental Exposures-The Missing Link in Immune Responses After Transplantation.
    Julliard W, Owens LA, O'Driscoll CA, Fechner JH, Mezrich JD
    Am. J. Transplant. 2016 May; 16(5):1358-64.
    [PubMed ID: 26696401, PMC ID: 4844852]
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  • The aryl hydrocarbon receptor meets immunology: friend or foe? A little of both.
    Julliard W, Fechner JH, Mezrich JD
    Front Immunol 2014; 5():458.
    [PubMed ID: 25324842, PMC ID: 4183121]
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