Vichin C. Puri MD
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Vichin C. Puri, MD

  • Transplant Surgery
Languages Spoken Hindi
Best Doctor Award 2018
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    Bio

    Dr. Vichin Puri received his medical training at the Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research in Pune, India. He was trained as a general surgeon at New York Hospital Queens in Flushing, NY and then completed a fellowship in abdominal transplant surgery at Cedar Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. He served as an assistant professor at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Prior to joining The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas, Dr. Puri served as Primary UNOS Transplant Surgeon and Surgical Director at St. Thomas Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He is an Instructor in Fundamentals of Critical Care Course (SCCM) and is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Society of Transplant Surgery.

    "Outside of medicine, I enjoy competing in triathlons and marathons. I am an Ironman and played collegiate soccer."

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    American Society of Transplant Surgery
    American College of Surgeons
    Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
    International College of Surgeons
    Former Instructor in Fundamentals of Critical Care Course

    Education

    Medical Education: Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research - 2003 - Talegaon, AK
    Medical Education: Gap Period - 2004
    Medical Education: Gap Period - 2004
    Medical Education: Gap Period - 2005
    Residency: New York Hospital Queens - 2011 - New York, NY
    Fellowship: Cedar Sinai Medical Center - 2013 - Los Angeles, CA

    Residency

    General Surgery – New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY

    Fellowship

    Abdominal Transplant Surgery – Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

    Specialties
    • Transplant Surgery
    • Hepatobiliary Surgery
    • Transplant Hepatology
  • Insurance

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