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Mark S. Orloff, M.D.

Cancer, Organ Transplant, Surgery

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5875

Administrative: (585) 273-3881

Fax: (585) 271-7929

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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

Dulaney DT, Dokus KM, McIntosh S, Al-Judaibi B, Ramaraju GA, Tomiyama K, Levstik M, Hernandez-Alejandro R, Orloff MS, Kashyap R. "Tobacco Use is a Modifiable Risk Factor for Post-Transplant Biliary Complications." Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.. 2017 Oct 0; 21(10):1643-1649. Epub 2017 Aug 07.

Li T, Dokus MK, Kelly KN, Ugoeke N, Rogers JR, Asham G, Sharma VA, Cirillo DJ, Robinson MK, Venniro EK, Taylor JG, Orloff MS, McIntosh S, Kashyap R. "Survey of Living Organ Donors' Experience and Directions for Process Improvement." Progress in transplantation : official publication, North American Transplant Coordinators Organization ... [et al.]. 2017 Sep 0; 27(3):232-239. Epub 2017 Jul 04.

Huber AR, Gonzalez RS, Orloff MS, Barry CT, Whitney-Miller CL. "Accuracy of vascular invasion reporting in hepatocellular carcinoma before and after implementation of subspecialty surgical pathology sign-out." Indian journal of pathology & microbiology.. 2017 60(4):501-504.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: How to Use Thromboelastography to Guide Blood Product Usage in Liver Transplantations
Book Title: Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplant Surgery: Practical Management of Dilemmas
Author List: Mark S. Orloff; Stewart Jay Lustik; Majed A. Refaai
Published By: Beaux Books Publishing 2018 in Shreveport

Chapter Title: Surgical Management of Ascites
Book Title: Maingot's Abdominal Operations
Author List: MJ Orloff, MS Orloff
Edited By: M. Zinner
Published By: Stamford 1997 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-Heinemann 1994 in London