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Pediatric Transplant Hepatologist

Apply now Work type: CE - Clinician Educator
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital/Stanford University School of Medicine is recruiting a Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate, Clinical Professor for the position of a Pediatric Transplant Hepatologist in the Clinical Educator line.

We are seeking an applicant who is Transplant Hepatology board-certified or board-eligible. The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative responsibilities, and scholarship.

The liver transplant program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital was started in 1995 and is a large volume center of excellence. We have performed over 850 liver transplants and currently care for over 400 post-transplant patients. Our program offers laparoscopic living donor liver transplants, multivisceral transplants, and the largest number of combined heart-liver transplants in the U.S. Our team includes 7 pediatric hepatologists, 5 pioneer pediatric liver transplant surgeons, including its Chief Dr. Carlos Esquivel (President of IPTA), 2 advanced endoscopists who specialize in hepatobiliary procedures, 3 interventional radiologists, 15 transplants advanced practice providers (inpatient and outpatient), 2 transplant social workers and 1 transplant pharmacist, all of whom specialize in the care of liver transplant patients. Our transplant hepatology team also includes a dedicated team of pediatric intensivists, transplant ID, and transplant immunology. Our transplant outreach program includes 10 sites in California, Nevada, Oregon, New Mexico, and Hawaii.

We consider hepatology as a comprehensive continuum that spans transplant and non-transplant. To advance this academic mission, we train an ACGME-accredited transplant hepatology fellow each year, in addition to the 9 GI fellows in our program. Our hepatology group is supported by a liver clinical research coordinator, nurse, and transplant/hepatology dietician. We participate in multidisciplinary clinics, including single ventricle, Alagille syndrome, and teen transition clinic. We are actively engaged in clinical research in PSC, PALF, Alagille syndrome, combined heart-liver transplantation, and biliary atresia and are members of SPLIT and the Starzl Network, among other consortia.

Stanford Pediatric GI has grown dramatically over the past 5 years and is currently ranked in the top 15 programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report. The new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford is a 361-bed hospital located in the beautiful Bay area of Palo Alto, CA. We are in the midst of a unique intellectual and entrepreneurial hub of the 8,000+ acre campus of Stanford University, with 20 current members who are Nobel Laureates, many more members of the National Academy of Sciences, and an annual research budget of almost 2 billion dollars. Extensive opportunities exist for clinical and translational research through collaborations with outstanding investigators across multiple schools, centers, and cores, including the Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation, and Infection. In addition to being among the best places to live in the country, Stanford also offers among the most attractive housing packages and has a highly competitive and equitable salary structure.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

At Stanford Medicine, we strive to ensure that a diversity of cultures, races and ethnicities, genders, political and religious beliefs, physical and learning differences, sexual orientations, and identities is thriving on our campus. Such diversity will inspire new angles of inquiry, new modes of analysis, new discoveries, and new solutions. To learn more about how Stanford thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our website, found here: and the School of Medicine’s Office of Faculty Development and Diversity:


How to apply:

The Pediatrics Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please submit a cover letter with CV and an optional diversity statement.


Noelle Ebel, MD

Assistant Professor

Director of Policy, Office of Child Health Equity

Director, Alagille Syndrome Program

Program Director, Transplant Hepatology fellowship


If there are any additional questions please contact:  


Brian Richter

Administrative Services Manager

Pediatric Gastroenterology

To learn more about the Department of Pediatrics, please visit:

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