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Andre A S Dick, MD, MPH

Andre A S Dick, MD, MPH

Transplantation

On staff since July 2006

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Dr. Andre Dick is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Childrens Hospital. He was born in Jamaica, attended medical school at the State University New York School of Medicine, fulfilled his residency at Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Center, and completed his fellowship in abdominal transplant surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center.

In 2008 he joined both the University of Washington Department of Surgery and Seattle Childrens Hospital as Assistant Professor of Surgery. Dr. Dick's clinical interests include liver, kidney and pancreas transplant and hepatobiliary surgery. His research is focused on obesity and its effects on transplant outcomes and on health care disparities in transplantation. Dr. Dick has been board certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery since 2006. He serves as the Region 6 Representative to the Pediatric Transplant Committee for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS/OPTN). In 2011, he completed his Masters Degree in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Dick was promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Surgery in July 2014.

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Surgery - General

Medical/Professional School

SUNY School of Medicine - Buffalo, Buffalo
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston

Residency

Surgery - General, Penn State University Hospital - Milton S Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey

Fellowship

Surgery - Transplant, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
Top Poster of Distinction, 12th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium: "Surgical Challenges, Creative Solutions" The American Society of Transplant Surgeons Jan. 13, 2012

Publications

  • Wightman A, Young B, Bradford M, Dick A, Healey P, McDonald R, Smith J
    Prevalence and outcomes of renal transplantation in children with intellectual disability.
    Pediatric transplantation , 2014 Aug. 19
  • Montenovo MI, Hansen RN, Dick AA
    Outcomes of adult liver re-transplant patients in the model for end-stage liver disease era: is it time to reconsider its indications?
    Clinical transplantation , 2014 July 17
  • Lang JD Jr, Smith AB, Brandon A, Bradley KM, Liu Y, Li W, Crowe DR, Jhala NC, Cross RC, Frenette L, Martay K, Vater YL, Vitin AA, Dembo GA, Dubay DA, Bynon JS, Szychowski JM, Reyes JD, Halldorson JB, Rayhill SC, Dick AA, Bakthavatsalam R, Brandenberger J, Broeckel-Elrod JA, Sissons-Ross L, Jordan T, Chen LY, Siriussawakul A, Eckhoff DE, Patel RP
    A randomized clinical trial testing the anti-inflammatory effects of preemptive inhaled nitric oxide in human liver transplantation.
    PloS one , 2014 : 9(2)e86053
  • Dick AA, Mercer LD, Smith JM, McDonald RA, Young B, Healey PJ
    Donor and Recipient Size Mismatch in Adolescents Undergoing Living-Donor Renal Transplantation Affect Long-Term Graft Survival.
    Transplantation , 2013 July 8
  • Sanchez SE, Javid PJ, Lao OB, Dick AA, Perkins JD, Reyes JD, Horslen SP, Healey PJ, Sawin R
    Hepatic artery thrombosis and liver malignancy in pediatric liver transplantation.
    Journal of pediatric surgery , 2012 June : 47(6)1255-60
  • Dick AA, Horslen S
    Antibody-mediated rejection after intestinal transplantation.
    Current opinion in organ transplantation , 2012 Apr, 3
  • Spigner C, Lyles CR, Galvin G, Sabin J, Davis C, Dick A, Young BA
    A qualitative assessment of personal and social responsibility for kidney disease: the Increasing Kidney Disease Awareness Network Transplant Project.
    Journal of the National Medical Association , 2011 Sept. : 103(9-10)879-84
  • Phillips GS, Bhargava P, Stanescu L, Dick AA, Parnell SE
    Pediatric intestinal transplantation: normal radiographic appearance and complications.
    Pediatric radiology , 2011 Aug. : 41(8)1028-39
  • Bhargava P, Vaidya S, Dick AA, Dighe M
    Imaging of orthotopic liver transplantation: self-assessment module.
    AJR. American journal of roentgenology , 2011 Mar. : 196(3 Suppl)S35-8
  • Bhargava P, Vaidya S, Dick AA, Dighe M
    Imaging of orthotopic liver transplantation: review.
    AJR. American journal of roentgenology , 2011 Mar. : 196(3 Suppl)WS15-25 Quiz S35-8
  • Spitzer AL, Lao OB, Dick AA, Bakthavatsalam R, Halldorson JB, Yeh MM, Upton MP, Reyes JD, Perkins JD
    The biopsied donor liver: incorporating macrosteatosis into high-risk donor assessment.
    Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society , 2010 July : 16(7)874-84
  • Siebold L, Dick AA, Thompson R, Maggiore G, Jacquemin E, Jaffe R, Strautnieks S, Grammatikopoulos T, Horslen S, Whitington PF, Shneider BL
    Recurrent low gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase cholestasis following liver transplantation for bile salt export pump (BSEP) disease (posttransplant recurrent BSEP disease).
    Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society , 2010 July : 16(7)856-63
  • Spitzer AL, Dick AA, Bakthavatsalam R, Halldorson JB, Salvalaggio PR, Reyes JD, Perkins JD
    Intraoperative portal vein blood flow predicts allograft and patient survival following liver transplantation.
    HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association , 2010 Apr, : 12(3)166-73
  • Dick AA, Spitzer AL, Seifert CF, Deckert A, Carithers RL Jr, Reyes JD, Perkins JD
    Liver transplantation at the extremes of the body mass index.
    Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society , 2009 Aug. : 15(8)968-77
  • Dick AA, Lerner SM, Boissy AR, Farrell CE, Alfrey EJ
    Excellent outcome in infants and small children with thrombophilias undergoing kidney transplantation.
    Pediatric transplantation , 2005 Feb. : 9(1)39-42

Presentations

Presentations Title Event Location Date
Incidence and Prevalence of Renal Transplantation throughout the World: An Analysis of the Change in Renal Transplantation rates between years 1990 and 2010 (Poster Presentation) World Transplant Congress San Francisco, CA July 26, 2014 - July 31, 2014
Incidence and Prevalance of Renal Transplantation throughout the World: An Analysis of the Change in Renal Transplantation Rates Between Years 1990 and 2010 (poster presentation) World Transplant Congress San Francisco, CA July 26, 2014 - July 31, 2014
An Analysis of the Provision of Renal Transplantation versus Maintenance Dialysis throughout the world: Results from the 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study World Transplant Congress San Francisco, CA July 26, 2013 - July 31, 2014
ABO Incompatible Pediatric Liver Transplantation: A 15 year center review and assessment of the impact on desensitization strategies 7th Congress on Pediatric Transplantation Warsaw, Poland July 13, 2013 - July 16, 2013
Thymoglobulin induction immunosuppression in Pediatric Liver Transplantation, Poster Presentation 7th Congress on Pediatric Transplantation Warsaw, Poland July 13, 2013 - July 16, 2013
Thymoglobulin induction immunosuppression in Pediatric Liver Transplantation 7th Congress on Pediatric Transplantation Warsaw Poland July 13, 2013 - July 16, 2013
Rates and Outcomes of Renal Transplantation in Children with Intellectual Disability American Transplant Congress Seattle, WA May 18, 2013 - May 22, 2013
Examination of disparities in long-term clinical outcomes in solid organ transplantation in a universal healthcare access system Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities National Harbor, Maryland Dec. 17, 2012 - Dec. 19, 2012
Subclinical Abnormalities in Post-Perfusion Biopsies of Living Donor Kidneys American Society of Nephrology, Kidney Week 2012 Annual Meeting San Diego, CA Nov. 1, 2012 - Nov. 4, 2012
'Donor and recipient size mismatch in pediatric living donor renal transplantation affects long-term graft survival 24th International Congress of The Transplant Society Berlin, Germany July 15, 2012 - July 19, 2012
How using CPI Fundamentals increased safety and decreased costs associated with Thymoglobulin Induction at a Pediatric Renal Transplant Center American Transplant Congress Boston, MA June 2, 2012 - June 6, 2012
Living Donor Kidney Transplantation in Adolescents: Does Size Matter? ASTS 12th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium Miami, FL Jan. 12, 2012 - Jan. 15, 2012