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Amit Mathur, MD, General Surgery, Scottsdale, AZ, Mayo Clinic Hospital


General Surgery Scottsdale, AZ

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Transplantation

Consultant, Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic

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  • Amit Mathur is an abdominal transplant and HPB surgeon at Mayo Clinic Arizona.
    His clinical interests are in adult liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation, as well as surgical diseases of the liver and biliary tract. His practice consists of transplant and hepatobiliary oncology.

    His academic interests are in understanding health care utilization, clinical outcomes, health disparities, and quality of care in end organ failure, transplantation, living donation, and hepatobiliary surgery.

    At Mayo Clinic in Arizona, he currently serves as the Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation, Program Director for the Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship, as well as the Director for Quality and Compliance for the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center. He also serves on the Program Team of the National Living Donor Assistance Center.

Education & Training

  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemFellowship, Abdominal Transplant Surgery, 2012 - 2014
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemResidency, Surgery, 2005 - 2012
  • University of Michigan School of Public Health
    University of Michigan School of Public HealthMS, Health and Healthcare Research, 2009
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
    University of Florida College of MedicineClass of 2005
  • University of Florida
    University of FloridaBS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, With High Honors, 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2014 - 2026
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2016 - 2025
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2005 - 2018
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Society of Transplant SurgeonsMulti-organ Abdominal Transplantation- Liver, Kidney, Pancreas

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rising Star in Transplantation American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 2022
  • Vanguard Prize American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 2020
  • Poster of Distinction-American Transplant Congress 2015
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Should quality of the liver transplant candidate evaluation be measured?  
    Mathur AK, Aqel B, Moss AA, Clinical Liver Disease, 1/1/2016
  • Response to letter to the editor  
    Padela AI, Rasheed S, Warren GJW, Choi H, Mathur AK, Clinical Transplantation, 1/1/2011
  • Investigation of the V78G/F2941 and V78G/L292V/F2941 active site mutations in plasmepsin II, a malarial aspartic proteinase  
    Mathur A, Journal of Undergraduate Research (University of Florida electronic journal), 1/1/2001

Books/Book Chapters

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  • Optimal surgical strategy in combined heart-kidney transplantation.
    Gaitan B, Khurmi N, Mathur A, Pajaro O, Hewitt W, American Journal Of Transplantation, 1/1/2017
  • The impact of hospital characteristics on cardiovascular disease after kidney transplantation: analysis of outcomes and costs.
    Mathur AK, Chang YH, Katariya NN, Singer AL, Hewitt WR, Reddy KS, Wasif N, Etzioni D, Moss AA, American Society of Transplant Surgeons State of the Art Winter Symposium, Miami, FL, 1/1/2016
  • Patient assessments of hospital care and kidney transplant outcomes: a cross-sectional analysis of 200 U.S. kidney transplant centers 9.
    Mathur AK, Chakrabarti A, Sheetz K, Katariya NN, Singer AL, Hewitt WR, Heilman RL, Khamash H, Reddy KS, Moss AA, UNOS Transplant Management Forum, Indianapolis, IN, 1/1/2016
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  • Resectable Pancreas Cancer: What You Need to Know 
    Phoenix, AZ - 1/1/2017
  • Access to Transplantation in Under-represented Minorities 
    Miami, FL - 1/1/2017
  • Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: The Mayo Clinic Experience 
    Apollo Indraprastha Hospital, New Delhi, India - 1/1/2017
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  • Improving Access to Living Donor Transplantation 
    Mathur AK, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Community of Practice Webinar (National Webinar presented
  • Technical Considerations in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation 
    Mathur AK, Fritze D, Berger JC, Englesbe MJ, Sung RS, Magee JC, American Society of Transplant Surgeons State of the Art Winter Symposium (Video Presentation)
    Miami, FL - 1/1/2014

Grant Support

  • HRSA Lost Wages for Living Donors Demonstration ProjectHRSA2019–Present
  • A randomized controlled trial to evaluate donor lost wage replacement on living donor transplant ratesLaura and John Arnold Foundation2017–Present
  • Reimbursement of Travel and Subsistence Expenses toward Living Organ Donation – The National Living Donor Assistance CenterHRSA2006–Present
  • Transplant System Characteristics and Disparities in Liver TransplantationNational Institute for Minority Health and Disparities (NIH)2012–2014
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award T32 Training Grant in Surgical OncologyNIH2008–2010
  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to and Outcome from Liver TransplantationNational Institute for Minority Health and Disparities (NIH)2008–2010
  • Center for Integrative Approaches to Health DisparitiesUniversity of Michigan2008–2009


  • Member, Living Donor Committee, American Society of Transplant Surgeons 2014 - Present
  • Program Evaluation, National Living Donor Assistance Center 2014 - Present
  • Region 5 Representative, Minority Affairs Committee, UNOS 2016 - 2019
  • Member, Membership Committee - AHPBA 2015 - 2019

Professional Memberships

  • Member
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • Association of Academic Surgery
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • International Liver Transplant Society
  • American Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association

Hospital Affiliations