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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Alexandru I. Musat, MD’s practice is devoted to advanced hepatology (e.g., diseases of the liver) and liver transplantation.


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Transplant Medicine

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Gastroenterology
Transplant Hepatology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Medical School Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 1985

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Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions


Dr. Musat’s research interests include liver transplantation.


Read Dr. Musat’s articles on PubMed

PubMed Articles
Ziemlewicz TJ Wells SA Lubner MA Musat AI Hinshaw JL Cohn AR Lee FT Jr . Microwave ablation of giant hepatic cavernous hemangiomas. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2014 Oct;37(5):1299-305
[PubMed ID: 25023180]
Musat AI Pigott CM Ellis TM Agni RM Leverson GE Powell AJ Richards KR D'Alessandro AM Lucey MR . Pretransplant donor-specific anti-HLA antibodies as predictors of early allograft rejection in ABO-compatible liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013 Oct;19(10):1132-41
[PubMed ID: 23873778]
Hollatz TJ Musat A Westphal S Decker C D'Alessandro AM Keevil J Zhanhai L Runo JR . Treatment with sildenafil and treprostinil allows successful liver transplantation of patients with moderate to severe portopulmonary hypertension. Liver Transpl. 2012 Jun;18(6):686-95
[PubMed ID: 22315210]
Lamattina JC Foley DP Mezrich JD Fernandez LA Vidyasagar V D'Alessandro AM Musat AI Samaniego-Picota MD Pascual J Alejandro MD Leverson GE Pirsch JD Djamali A . Chronic kidney disease stage progression in liver transplant recipients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Aug;6(8):1851-7
[PubMed ID: 21784823]
Rice JP Lubner M Taylor A Spier BJ Said A Lucey MR Musat A Reichelderfer M Pfau PR Gopal DV . CT portography with gastric variceal volume measurements in the evaluation of endoscopic therapeutic efficacy of tissue adhesive injection into gastric varices: a pilot study. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Aug;56(8):2466-72
[PubMed ID: 21336602]
LaMattina JC Mezrich JD Fernandez LA D'Alessandro AM Bellingham JM Musat AI Foley DP . Simultaneous liver and kidney transplantation using donation after cardiac death donors: a brief report. Liver Transpl. 2011 May;17(5):591-5
[PubMed ID: 21506247]
Musat AI Agni RM Wai PY Pirsch JD Lorentzen DF Powell A Leverson GE Bellingham JM Fernandez LA Foley DP Mezrich JD D'Alessandro AM Lucey MR . The significance of donor-specific HLA antibodies in rejection and ductopenia development in ABO compatible liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2011 Mar;11(3):500-10
[PubMed ID: 21342448]
Yagci G Fernandez LA Knechtle SJ D'Alessandro AM Chin LT Musat AI Lucey MR Said A Pirsch JD Leverson G Kalayoglu M . The impact of donor variables on the outcome of orthotopic liver transplantation for hepatitis C. Transplant Proc. 2008 Jan-Feb;40(1):219-23
[PubMed ID: 18261591]
Schadde E d'Alessandro AM Musat AI Torrealba JR Knechtle SJ . Donor-specific HLA-antibody-mediated humoral rejection in a liver transplant recipient fully reversed with plasmapheresis and immunoglobulin. Clin Transpl. 2006;:479-82
[PubMed ID: 18365407]
Shames BD Fernandez LA Sollinger HW Chin LT D'Alessandro AM Knechtle SJ Lucey MR Hafez R Musat AI Kalayoglu M . Liver transplantation for HELLP syndrome. Liver Transpl. 2005 Feb;11(2):224-8
[PubMed ID: 15666378]
Said A Williams J Holden J Remington P Musat A Lucey MR . The prevalence of alcohol-induced liver disease and hepatitis C and their interaction in a tertiary care setting. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2004 Oct;2(10):928-34
[PubMed ID: 15476157]
Safdar N Said A Lucey MR Knechtle SJ D'Alessandro A Musat A Pirsch J McDermott J Kalayoglu M Maki DG . Infected bilomas in liver transplant recipients: clinical features, optimal management, and risk factors for mortality. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Aug 15;39(4):517-25
[PubMed ID: 15356815]
Said A Williams J Holden J Remington P Gangnon R Musat A Lucey MR . Model for end stage liver disease score predicts mortality across a broad spectrum of liver disease. J Hepatol. 2004 Jun;40(6):897-903
[PubMed ID: 15158328]
Said A Safdar N Lucey MR Knechtle SJ D'Alessandro A Musat A Pirsch J Kalayoglu M Maki DG . Infected bilomas in liver transplant recipients, incidence, risk factors and implications for prevention. Am J Transplant. 2004 Apr;4(4):574-82
[PubMed ID: 15023150]
Chin LT D'Alessandro A Knechtle S Pirsch J Musat A Odorico J Becker Y Lucey M Sollinger H Kalayoglu M . Liver transplantation at the University of Wisconsin. Clin Transpl. 2002;:207-13
[PubMed ID: 12971451]
Cho CS Knechtle SJ Heisey DM Hermina M Armbrust M D'Alessandro AM Musat AI Kalayoglu M . Analysis of tumor characteristics and survival in liver transplant recipients with incidentally diagnosed hepatocellular carcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2001 Nov-Dec;5(6):594-601; discussion 601-2
[PubMed ID: 12086897]
Musat AI Sattler CA Sattler GL Pitot HC . Reestablishment of cell polarity of rat hepatocytes in primary culture. Hepatology. 1993 Jul;18(1):198-205
[PubMed ID: 8325611]