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Mark S. Orloff, M.D.

Cancer, Organ Transplant, Surgery

Clinical Interests

Gastrointestinal, Foregut, Stomach, Liver Cancer; General Surgery; Kidney, Nephrology, Pancreas; Liver, Hepatobiliary, Pancreas, Gastrointestinal; Liver, Hepatology; Transplant, Hepatobiliary Surgery; Transplant, Liver, Kidney

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5875

Administrative: (585) 273-3881

Fax: (585) 271-7929

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Faculty Appointments


Professional Background

Mark Orloff, M.D. Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center, received his M.D. from the University of California School of Medicine and completed his residency at UCLA Department of Surgery. Dr. Orloff completed fellowship training in hepatobiliary surgery from the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, University of London and in liver transplantation at the University of California. Dr. Orloff joined the Department of Surgery in 1991 and served as Chief of the Division of Solid Organ Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery from 2009-2016. His areas of special interest include liver and hepatobiliary surgery.



  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery


BA | Univ of Cal San Diego

MD | U Cal Sch Medicine-Los Angeles

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/1988 - 06/30/1989
Fellowship in Liver Transplantation at University of California Affiliated Hospital

09/01/1986 - 06/30/1987
Fellowship in Hepatobiliary Surgery at Royal Postgraduate Medical School/Hammersmith Hospital

09/01/1981 - 06/30/1986
Residency in General Surgery at UCLA Medical Center

09/01/1980 - 06/30/1981
Internship in General Surgery at UCLA Medical Center

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School of Medicine and Dentistry Trainee Academic Mentoring Award in Clinical Programs
Location: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

James IV Traveling Scholar

Buswell Award University of Rochester

NATO Scholarship

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Journal Articles

Mostafa Mohamed, Alan W Katz, Mohamedtaki A Tejani, Ashwani K Sharma, Randeep Kashyap, Marcus Noel, Haoming Qiu, Aram F Hezel, Gopal Ramaraju, M Katherine Dokus, Mark Orloff. "Comparison of Outcomes between SBRT, Yttrium-90 Radioembolization, Trans-Arterial Chemoembolization, and Radiofrequency Ablation as Bridge to Transplant for Hepatocellular Carcinoma." Advances in Radiation Oncology. 2016; .

Orloff MJ, Orloff MS, Orloff SL, Orloff LA, Daily PO, Girard B, Isenberg JI, Wheeler HO. "Unshuntable extrahepatic portal hypertension revisited: 43 years' experience with radical esophagogastrectomy treatment of bleeding esophagogastric varices." American journal of surgery.. 2014 Jan 0; 207(1):46-52. Epub 2013 Sep 24.

Orloff MS, Dokus MK. "It is more than just size: obesity and transplantation." Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society.. 2013 Aug 0; 19(8):790-5.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Surgical Management of Ascites
Book Title: Maingot's Abdominal Operations
Author List: MJ Orloff, MS Orloff
Edited By: M. Zinner
Published By: Stamford1997 in Connecticut

Chapter Title: Bleeding esophageal and gastric varices: shunts.
Book Title: Rob and Smith's Operative Surgery
Author List: MJ Orloff, MS Orloff
Edited By: D.C. Carter, R.C.G. Russell
Published By: Butterworth-Heinemann1994 in London

Chapter Title: Budd-Chiari Syndrome and Veno-Occlusive Disease
Book Title: Surgery of the Liver and Biliary Tract
Author List: MJ Orloff, MS Orloff
Edited By: L.H. Blumgart
Published By: Churchill-Livingstone1994 in London