University of California San Francisco

Wisel, Steven

Transplant Surgeon
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center



    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, 2007

    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, M.D., 2012

    Abdominal Transplant
    Start Year
    End Year

    Clinical Interests

    Transplant Surgery

    General Surgery


    Faleo N, Russ H, Freise J, Albright A, Wisel S, Nguyen V, Le L, Desai T, Hebrok M, Tang Q. Preventing islet cell death during the peri-transplant period. Presentation and poster at the UCSF Diabetes Center Retreat. September 2015.

    Gardner J, Roll G, Wisel S, Harbell J, Kaufman D, Posselt A, Stock P. Pancreas after islet transplantation: A successful strategy to maintain insulin independence. Presentation at the American Transplant Congress. May 2015.

    Yegiyants S, Hayes D, Wisel S, Morris D, Dolezal R, Cohen MN, Antony AK. Comparison of Superomedial Pedicle Vertical Scar Reduction Mammaplasty and Traditional Wise Pattern Reduction over Two-Years: A Matched Cohort Study. Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons - Annual Meeting. May 2011.

    Research Interests

    Embryonic stem cell-derived islet transplantation for treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus

    Bioengineering applications in transplantation

    Induction of transplant tolerance to prevent allograft rejection in islet transplantation

    Solid organ transplantation in HIV-positive patients