John Curtis LaMattina, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
About John Curtis LaMattina, MDToggle accordion item
Dr. LaMattina is an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and director of the living donor liver transplant program at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his general surgical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Following residency, he obtained subspecialty training in transplant surgery at the University of Wisconsin. After completing his fellowship, Dr. LaMattina acquired additional training in living-donor liver transplant surgery at Memorial Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey.
Dr. LaMattina specializes in kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation. He is particularly interested in Living Donor Liver transplantation, and performs minimally invasive surgery for living kidney donation.
In conjunction with his colleagues Dr. Rolf Barth and Dr. Richard Pierson, Dr. LaMattina is investigating mechanisms responsible for coagulopathy following liver xenotransplantation in a preclinical model.
Dr. LaMattina was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Transplant: Kidney, Pancreas, Liver by Baltimore magazine in 2016.
UM St. Joseph Medical Center
University of Maryland Medical Center
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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Harvard Medical School, 2003
Massachusetts General Hospital, 2004
Massachusetts General Hospital, 2008
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Transplant Surgery, 2010
American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery, 2008