Timothy M. Schmitt, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Transplantation and HPB Surgery Division
Timothy M. Schmitt completed his medical school at Creighton University, general surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic, and transplant surgery training at the University of Nebraska. His training focused on liver transplant and hepatobiliary surgery. After completing training in 2006, Dr. Schmitt joined the faculty at the University of Virginia (UVA). During his service there, he advanced to become the Director of Adult and Pediatric Liver Transplant Program and the Living Donor Liver Transplant Program. Dr. Schmitt was also the director of UVA's transplant surgery fellowship.
In 2011, Dr. Schmitt was recruited to come home to Kansas City to be the Director of Transplant at the University of Kansas Center for Transplantation.
His clinical focus is liver transplant and liver surgery, while his research focus is on improving outcomes and efficiency for patients undergoing transplants. Dr. Schmitt is involved in the AASLD, ASTS, ILTS, as well as Donate Life and the Midwest Transplant Network, two local organizations involved in organ donation and transplant/donor awareness.