Christopher Marsh, MD, FACS

Christopher Marsh, MD, is the chief of the Scripps Organ Transplantation Service in the division of organ transplantation and surgical program director of the Scripps Center for Organ Transplantation. He is currently chief of staff for Scripps Green Hospital.

Dr. Marsh has expertise in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation, as well as liver, adrenal and retroperitoneal/abdominal sarcoma surgery. His active clinical research includes clinical trials using new immunosuppressive drug regimens in liver, pancreas and kidney transplants. He is also pioneering steroid-free immunosuppression in organ transplantation and initiating new clinical protocols.

Previously, Dr. Marsh was associate professor of surgery and urology, director of the kidney and pancreas transplantation program and associate head of the division of organ transplantation at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. He is a member of numerous societies including the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association, and the American and International Liver Transplant Societies. He also holds positions on national and regional transplantation and organ procurement committees and has been involved with the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) liver and intestine committee and pancreas islet committee.

Specialties

  • Urology
  • Transplantation

Areas of Expertise

  • Transplantation
  • Urology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology, Urology, 1988

Medical Education

  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine, MD, 1980

Internships

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, General Surgery, 1981

Residencies

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, Urology, 1986

Fellowships

  • Mayo Clinic, Transplantation, 1987