Martin Dib, MD
Dr. Martin Dib is a Transplant Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Dib earned his M.D. from University of Chile. He completed a Research Fellowship in Transplant Surgery and Liver Regeneration at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and stayed at the same institution for Surgical Residency and graduated as Chief Resident of Surgery at Harvard. His Transplant Fellowship training was completed at University of Toronto. While in Toronto he trained and gained certification in Abdominal Transplant, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. At the largest Living Donor Liver Transplant Program in North America, he developed a particular interest in the field. His major clinical interests include Liver, Live Donor Liver, Pediatric Liver, Pancreas, Kidney and Live Donor Kidney Transplantation, as well as Hepatobiliary Surgery. He also serves as a liver surgeon at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital.
Dr. Dib’s research focuses on clinical effectiveness and analysis of large databases with the aim to expand organ utilization for transplant patients. Most specifically, his research includes the evaluation of recent changes in organ allocation policy, geographical disparities in transplantation, identification of new risk models for graft failure, and analysis of cost-effectiveness for nonstandard liver donors to increase the donor pool. He is currently working on the survival advantage and ethical dilemmas associated with Live Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT). Dr. Dib is completing a Masters Degree in Health Services and Outcomes Research.