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About Alejandro

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)

Insurances Accepted:
  • AARP Medicare Complete AARMC
  • Aetna Medicare HMO AET/M
  • Aetna Medicare PPO AETMP
  • Aetna Quality Health (QHP) AETQP
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO AET/H
  • Aetna US Healthcare/PPO AET/P
  • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage AMGMA
  • Amerigroup Star + Plus AGRPSTPL
  • Amerigroup Star Medicaid AMGPSTM
  • BCBS PPO/POS
  • BCBS of Texas HMO BC/TH
  • Blue Advantage HMO BLADV
  • Cigna (OAP) Open Access CIGNO
  • Cigna Local Plus CIGLP
  • Cigna/HMO CIG/H
  • Cigna/POS CIG/S
  • Cigna/PPO CIG/P
  • Health Smart PPO HS/PP
  • HealthSmart GEPO HLTHS
  • Heritage Southwest IPA HS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Medicare Choice PPO HUM-M
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO HUM/G
  • Humana Preferred PPO HUMPO
  • Med Health BCBS Med/BCBS
  • Molina Market Place MOLMK
  • Multiplan PPO MULTI
  • PHCS2 PHCS
  • Savility SAV
  • Superior Healthplan Star Plus SUPHSP
  • Superior Medicaid Insurance SUHP
  • Superior Medicare Advantage HMO SUHA
  • Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American) AJP00004
  • TexanPlus Dual Eligible TXPDE
  • Texas Health Aetna TX/Aet
  • Tricare TRI
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP

Insurance plans may change. Please confirm your plan is accepted when scheduling your appointment.

Affiliations
Awards
  • Robotic Trained Surgeon