Kishore R Iyer, MBBS
- PROFESSOR | Surgery
- PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
Specialties:Intestinal Transplantation, Surgery, Liver Surgery, Liver Transplantation
Kishore Iyer is director of adult and pediatric intestinal rehabilitation & transplantation at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, surgical director of pediatric liver transplantation and an associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Kishore trained in general surgery and pediatric surgery in the UK where he worked with Dr Adrian Bianchi and developed his early interest in short bowel syndrome and the use of intestinal lengthening procedures. He pursued research at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London, winning the 1996 British Association of Pediatric Surgeons Prize for his pioneering work identifying phytosterols in soy-based lipid emulsions as a potential cause for parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease in patients with intestinal failure. Kishore is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Kishore trained in transplant surgery at Chicago and Omaha, working as a liver and intestinal transplant surgeon at Omaha for almost 4 years. He was responsible for establishing and directing the intestinal rehabilitation program, the first of its kind nationally, in Omaha, before moving to Chicago to establish and direct the intestinal transplantation and rehabilitation program at Northwestern University/Children’s Memorial Hospital. He serves on the Pediatric Committee and the Policy Oversight Committees of UNOS (United network for Organ Sharing) and is Vice Chair of the International relations Committee. He is also a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Oley Foundation, a large support group and information resource for patients with intestinal failure. His current clinical and research interests are in the areas of surgical management of intestinal failure, intestinal transplant and TPN associated liver disease, as well as in mathematical modeling for complex medical decision-making.
- Abdominal Desmoid Tumor
- Biliary Atresia
- Crohn's Disease
- Enterocutanaeus Fistula
- Intestinal Failure
- Intestinal Transplant
MBBS, Stanley Medical College
Internship, Rotating, Government Stanley Hospital
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary
Residency, General Surgery, Doncaster Royal Infirmary
Residency, Pediatric Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children
Residency, General Surgery, Aberdeen Teaching Hospitals
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, University of Manchester Med. Sch
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, Institute of Child Health
Fellowship, Transplant Surgery, Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke's
Fellowship, Transplant Surgery, University of Nebraska
Excellence in Academic Medicine Award
- Intestinal Transplantation and Rehabilitation
- TPN Liver DiseasePediatric
- Liver Transplantation
- Antibody Mediated Rejection
Jeppesen PB, Pertkiewicz M, Messing B, Iyer K, Seidner DL, O'keefe SJ, Forbes A, Heinze H, Joelsson B. Teduglutide reduces need for parenteral support among patients with short bowel syndrome with intestinal failure. Gastroenterology 2012 Dec; 143(6).
Sheflin-Findling S, Arnon R, Lee S, Chu J, Henderling F, Kerkar N, Iyer K. Partial internal biliary diversion for Alagille syndrome: case report and review of the literature. Journal of pediatric surgery 2012 Jul; 47(7).
Willis AD, Miloh TA, Arnon R, Iyer KR, Suchy FJ, Kerkar N. Hepatopulmonary syndrome in children - is conventional liver transplantation always needed?. Clinical transplantation; 25(6).
Kerkar N, Morotti RA, Iyer K, Arnon R, Miloh T, Sturdevant M, Suchy F, Florman S, Emre S. Anti-lymphocyte therapy successfully controls late . Clinical transplantation; 25(6).
Superina R, Magee JC, Brandt ML, Healey PJ, Tiao G, Ryckman F, Karrer FM, Iyer K, Fecteau A, West K, Burns RC, Flake A, Lee H, Lowell JA, Dillon P, Colombani P, Ricketts R, Li Y, Moore J, Wang KS. The anatomic pattern of biliary atresia identified at time of Kasai hepatoportoenterostomy and early postoperative clearance of jaundice are significant predictors of transplant-free survival. Annals of surgery 2011 Oct; 254(4).
Sentongo TA, Kumar P, Karza K, Keys L, Iyer K, Buchman AL. Whole-blood-free choline and choline metabolites in infants who require chronic parenteral nutrition therapy. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition 2010 Feb; 50(2).
Miloh T, Kerkar N, Parkar S, Emre S, Annunziato R, Mendez C, Arnon R, Suchy F, Rodriguez-Laiz G, Del Rio Martin J, Sturdevant M, Iyer K. Improved outcomes in pediatric liver transplantation for acute liver failure. Pediatric transplantation 2010 Nov; 14(7).
Arnon R, Annunziato R, Schiano T, Miloh T, Baisley M, Sogawa H, Contreras AG, Lee S, Kerkar N. Orthotopic liver transplantation for adults with Alagille syndrome. Clinical transplantation; 26(2).
Chu J, Kerkar N, Miloh TA, Rodriguez-Laiz G, Lewis B, Stangl A, Newton KP, Iyer K, Arnon R. Roux-en-Y loop varices in children with portal hypertension after liver transplantation: an unusual cause of . Pediatric transplantation 2011 Dec; 15(8).
Miloh T, Annunziato R, Arnon R, Warshaw J, Parkar S, Suchy FJ, Iyer K, Kerkar N. Improved adherence and outcomes for pediatric liver transplant recipients by using text messaging. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5).
Fiel MI, Wu HS, Iyer K, Rodriguez-Laiz G, Schiano TD. Rapid reversal of parenteral-nutrition-associated cirrhosis following isolated intestinal transplantation. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2009 Sep; 13(9).
Gondolesi G, Selvaggi G, Tzakis A, Rodríguez-Laiz G, González-Campaña A, Fauda M, Angelis M, Levi D, Nishida S, Iyer K, Sauter B, Podesta L, Kato T. Use of the abdominal rectus fascia as a nonvascularized allograft for abdominal wall closure after liver, intestinal, and multivisceral transplantation. Transplantation 2009 Jun; 87(12).
Fiel MI, Sauter B, Wu HS, Rodriguez-Laiz G, Gondolesi G, Iyer K, Schiano TD. Regression of hepatic fibrosis after intestinal transplantation in total parenteral nutrition liver disease. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 2008 Aug; 6(8).
Sentongo TA, Cohran V, Korff S, Sullivan C, Iyer K, Zheng X. Intestinal permeability and effects of Lactobacillus rhamnosus therapy in children with short bowel syndrome. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition 2008 Jan; 46(1).
Byrne TA, Wilmore DW, Iyer K, Dibaise J, Clancy K, Robinson MK, Chang P, Gertner JM, Lautz D. Growth hormone, glutamine, and an optimal diet reduces parenteral nutrition in patients with short bowel syndrome: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial. Annals of surgery 2005 Nov; 242(5).
Iyer KR, Horslen S, Torres C, Vanderhoof JA, Langnas AN. Functional liver recovery parallels autologous gut salvage in short bowel syndrome. Journal of pediatric surgery 2004 Mar; 39(3).
Iyer KR, Spitz L, Clayton P. BAPS prize lecture: New insight into mechanisms of parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis: role of plant sterols. British Association of Paediatric Surgeons. Journal of pediatric surgery 1998 Jan; 33(1).