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Mark A. Levstik, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5875

Fax: (585) 271-7929

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Organ Transplant


Professional Background

Dr. Levstik leads the Hepatology and Liver Transplant Program at University of Rochester Medical Center. He is actively involved in the Live Donor Liver Program and the evaluation and treatment of chronic liver disease. His research interests involve liver transplant quality, live donor liver transplantation and non-invasive Liver Fibrosis Measurement (FibroScan). He is a member of the European and Canadian Associations for the Study of the Liver and has presented nationally and internationally.



MBBS | Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons-Ireland (Ireland)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/1996 - 07/01/1997
Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology at University of Western Ontario (Canada)

07/01/1994 - 07/30/1996
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at University of Iowa College of Medicine

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Internal Medicine at Spectrum Health-Blodgett Campus GME

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993
Residency in Internal Medicine at Spectrum Health-Blodgett Campus GME

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1992
Internship in Internal Medicine at Spectrum Health-Blodgett Campus GME

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1997 - 1998
University of Toronto Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Toronto Hospitals, Western Division
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 2S8


Journal Articles

Ruffolo LI, Levstik M, Boehly J, Spiro M, Raptis DA, Liu L, Hernandez-Alejandro R, . "What is the optimal prophylaxis against postoperative deep vein thrombosis in the living donor to avoid complications and enhance recovery? - A systematic review of the literature and expert panel recommendations." Clinical transplantation.. 2022 Apr 25; :e14688. Epub 2022 Apr 25.

Wanis KN, Sarvet A, Ruffolo LI, Levstik MA, Tomiyama K, Al-Judaibi BM, Stensrud MJ, Hernandez-Alejandro R. "Estimating the effect of increasing utilization of living donor liver transplantation using observational data." Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation.. 2021 Feb 1; Epub 2021 Feb 01.

Ruffolo LI, Levstik MA, Hernandez-Alejandro R. "Watching the Clock in Donation After Circulatory Death Liver Transplantation." Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society.. 2019 Sep; 25(9):1305-1307.