Devin E. Eckhoff, MD

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Director, Division of Transplantation
Professor of Surgery
University of Alabama at Birmingham

710 Lyons-Harrison Research Bldg
701 19th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35294

Phone: 205-975-7622
Fax: 205-934-8378

Board Certification  

American Board of Surgery
Critical Care     



Bachelor of Science Honors Program in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science Cellular Molecular Biology
             University of Michigan                                  
             Ann Arbor, MI

Doctor of Medicine
              University of Minnesota                                   
              Minnesota- Twin Cities

General Surgery Residency
Transplant Clinical and Research Fellow
              University of Wisconsin - Madison                


Society Memberships

Fellow of American College of Surgeons                   

American Society of Transplantation (AST)

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Transplantation Society

The Southern Surgical Society Association

The Society of University Surgeons


Awards and Honors 

  Highest Honors on Chemistry
  Alpha Omega Alpha Medical School Honor Society
  Sandoz Fellowship Award
     Best Doctors 2004
  Shipley Award, Southern Surgical Association 2006


Selected Publications

Klintmalm GBG, Washburn WK, Rudich SM, Heffron TG, Fasola C, Eckhoff DE, Netto GJ, Katz E.  Corticosteroid-free immunosuppression with daclizumab in HCV (+) liver transplant recipients: one-year interim results of the HCV-3 study.  American Journal of Transplantation, 2007 Oct 29:13(11):1521-1531.

Lang JD, Teng X, Chumley P, Crawford JH, Isbell S, Chacko BK, Liu Y, Jhala N, Crowe DR, Smith AB, Cross RC, Frenette L, Kelley EE, Wilhite DW, Hall CR, Page GP, Fallon M, Bynon JS, Eckhoff DE,, Patel RP.  Inhaled nitric oxide accelerates restoration of liver function in adults following orthotopic liver transplantation. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2007 Sep:117(9):2583-91.

Eckhoff DE, Young CJ, Gaston RS, Fineman SW, Deierhoi MH, Foushee MT, Brown RN, Diethelm AG.  Racial disparities in renal allograft survival: Is it a public health issue?  Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 2007May; 204(5): 894-902.

McGuire BM, Julian BA, Bynon JS, Cook WJ, King SJ, Curtis JJ, Accortt NA, Eckhoff DE.  Brief Communication: Glomerulonephritis in patients with hepatitis C cirrhosis undergoing liver transplantation.  Annals of Internal Medicine, May 16, 2006;144(10): 735-741

Contreras JL, Eckstein C, Smyth CA, Bilbao G, Vilatoba M, Young C, Thompson JA, Fernandez J, Griffith JH, Eckhoff DE.  Activated protein C preserves islet mass after intraportal transplantation:  A novel link between endothelial cell activation, thrombosis, inflammation, and islet cell death.  Diabetes, 53, November 2004.