Prof. Gabriel Oniscu
Appointments and Activities
Gabriel Oniscu has completed his higher surgical training in Edinburgh, Birmingham and King’s College Hospital, London with a living donor fellowship in Seoul, Korea. He has obtained an MD from the University of Edinburgh.
Mr Oniscu is a consultant transplant surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer and is involved in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation. He is the lead clinician for the living donor kidney transplant programme and has led the development of novel perfusion technologies in Edinburgh.
He has a strong clinical research interest and has been awarded the prestigious NRS Career Research Fellowship and an MRC confidence in concept award for technological developments relating to normothermic perfusion. He is a lead investigator in several UK studies including the NIHR funded ATTOM study and the chief investigator for the UK NRP service evaluation programme.
Mr Oniscu chairs the Novel Technology in Organ Transplantation working party at NHSBT and the BTS Clinical Trials committee. He is an ESOT Councilor and member of the Executive Committee for ESOT 2017. He also sits in the UK Pancreas Advisory Board, the communication committee of the International Liver Transplantation Society and Scientific Programme Committee for ESOT 2017 AND TTS 2015 Congresses.
He is the editor of Abdominal Organ retrieval and bench surgery textbook and of the forthcoming Springer Atlas of Transplantation.
- MB ChB University of Medicine Lasi, Romania, 1993
- MD University of Edinburgh, 2003
- FRCS Gen Surg) Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, 2006