Alejandro Mejia MD
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Alejandro Mejia, MD

  • Transplant Surgery
Languages Spoken Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, English
  • Mayo Clinic Care Network Member
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    Bio

    Dr. Alejandro Mejia is the Executive Program Director, Organ Transplantation. He received his medical training at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia. He was trained as a general surgeon at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and then completed a fellowship in multiorgan abdominal transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. There he trained extensively in both adult and pediatric kidney, pancreas, liver, and intestinal transplantation as well as techniques in split-liver and live-donor liver transplantation. He served as an assistant professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio, performing both adult and pediatric transplantation prior to joining The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. His main interests include adult and pediatric liver transplantation, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, and laparoscopic liver surgery.

    Read Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) from the book Liver Transplantation – Basic Issues by Dr. Alejandro Mejia, Dr. Hector Nazario, and Dr. Parvez Mantry.

    Dr. Mejia led a team at Methodist Dallas Medical Center that performed two firsts for North Texas including a fully robotic Whipple, or a pancreaticoduodenectomy, and liver resection.

    Special interests include organ transplant surgery and da Vinci® robotic procedures.

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    Texas Medical Association
    Member J. Bradley Aust. Surgical Society
    Member AHPBA
    Member ASTS
    Associate Member ACS
    Member ILTS
    Member Texas Transplantation Society
    Fellow American College of Surgeons (Oct. 19 2006)

    Education

    Medical Education: Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Medical School - 1995 - Medellin, 1
    Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio - 2001 - San Antonio, TX
    Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center - 2003 - Omaha, NE

    Residency

    General Surgery - University of Texas, San Antonio, TX Chief, General Surgery - University of Texas, San Antonio, TX

    Fellowship

    Transplant - University of Nebraska Med Center, Omaha, NE

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AARMC - AARP Medicare Complete
    • AET/M - Aetna Medicare HMO
    • AETMP - Aetna Medicare PPO
    • AET/OC2 - Aetna Open Choice POS II
    • AET/OC - Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AMGPSTM - Amerigroup Star Medicaid
    • AGRPSTPL - Amerigroup Star Plus
    • ASSU - Assurant Health
    • BLADV - Blue Advantage HMO
    • BL/S - Blue Cross Out of State
    • BOON - Boone-Chapman
    • CHP - Champus Standard Indemnity/Tricare
    • CHAMP - CHAMPVA
    • CHCRE - Choice Care(PHCS)
    • CCH - ChoiceCare Humana
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HEALS - HealthSmart
    • MCAID - Medicaid Insurance
    • MED/B - Medicare Part B Only
    • MHD - MHD Employee Group Health Plan
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • SAV - Savility
    • SEL/H - Select HMO
    • TX/H - Texans Plus HMO
    • TRIP - Tricare Prime
    • TRCSS - Tricare South Standard
    • UHC/SE - United Healthcare Health Select
    • UNI/I - United Healthcare Indemnity
    • UNIMC - United Healthcare Medicare Complete
    • WMED - WellMed Insurance
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