Anil Paramesh, MD, MBA, FACS

Professor of Surgery, Urology and Pediatrics

Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs
School of Medicine

Education & Affiliations

M.B.B.S. – Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery. Graduated in Feb 1996. Kasturba Medical School, University of Mangalore, India
Research Assistant 10/95 through 4/96 Craniofacial Institute, Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan
Residency PGY I - IV surgical residency; 7/96 through 6/00 North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, Michigan & Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Chief Residency in Surgery; 7/00 through 6/01 North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI
Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery Fellowship Fellow in Abdominal Organ Transplantation Surgery; 7/01 through 6/03 Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Certification: ATLS certified 2000
Certification: ACLS certified 2006
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, 2002
United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) Certified Transplant Surgeon, 2003
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, October 2005
MBA, Tulane Freeman Business School, New Orleans, LA 2021

Areas of Expertise

Abdominal Transplant
Organ Procurement


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Anil Paramesh, MD, FACS is a Professor of Surgery, Urology, and Pediatrics at the Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Paramesh completed his General Surgery residency at the North Oakland Medical Centers/Wayne State University in Michigan. From there, he went on to complete a Multiorgan Abdominal Transplant Fellowship at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He currently performs liver, pancreas, and kidney transplantation in both adult and pediatric patients. He also performs hepatobiliary surgery, living organ donation and dialysis access. Dr. Paramesh is the Director of Kidney, Pancreas and Living Donor Transplantation at Tulane Hospital.

Dr. Paramesh has numerous publications and presentations at national and international meetings. He has served as the Medical Advisor for the AOPO, Medical Director and Tissue Director of the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency, and transplant advisor for the ESRD Network 13 Medical Review Board. He serves/has served on several regional and national committees for transplant organizations, including the UNOS Committee on Minority Affairs, and the ASTS Standards as well as Reimbursement/Regulatory Committees.


Abdominal Transplant
Organ Procurement
Laproscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy
Ethics of Living Donation

Pancreas Transplantation
Living Kidney Donation
Dialysis Access