Marquis E Hart, MD

  • Transplant Surgery
Accepting New Patients
1124 Columbia St.
Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98104
Kidney: 206-386-3660, Liver: 206-215-1437

General Information


Additional Information

2009 – Present   Director, Organ Transplant Program, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle WA
2007 – 2009   Senior Staff Physician, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego CA
2003 – 2009  Professor of Clinical Surgery, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego CA
2002 – 2006  Director of Kidney Transplant, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego CA
1999 – 2006  Director of Abdominal Transplant, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego CA
1993 – 2006  Director of Liver Transplant, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego CA

American College of Surgeons - Fellow
American Medical Association
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Association for Academic Surgery
International College of Surgeons- United States Section
International Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic  Association
National Medical Association
San Diego Society of General Surgeons
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
The Transplantation Society
Western Association of Transplant Surgeons
California Medical Association


Dr. Hart was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Magazine (2014).

Surveys were mailed to physicians in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The survey asked physicians to name the provider they would seek out or recommend to loved ones.

News Release

  • Transplant Surgery
Education Background
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1990
Residency: Cedars Sinai Medical Center, General Surgery
Fellowship: Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center, General Surgery and Liver Transplant
  • English




Dr. Marquis Hart is the lead investigator for the following clinical trial currently available at the Swedish Medical Center:

A Randomized, Open-Label, Multicenter, Controlled Study to Assess Safety and Efficacy of ELAD in Subjects With Alcohol-Induced Liver Decompensation (AILD)



Hart ME, Precht A, Robotic liver resection technique. Cancer J. 2013 Mar-Apr; 19(2):147-50.

Chan L, Andres A, Bunnapradist S, Gugliuzza K, Parasuraman R, Peddi VR, Cassuto E, Hart M. Renal Function and NODM in De Novo Renal Transplant Recipients Treated with Standard and Reduced Levels of Tacrolimus in Combination with EC-MPS. J Transplant  2012.

Pescovitz, M.D., Vincenti, F., Hart M., Melton, L., Whelchel, J., Mulgaonkar, S., McKay, D., Leung, M., Calleja, E., and Bouw, M.R. Pharmacokinetics, safety, and efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil in combination with sirolimus or ciclosporin in renal transplant patients. Br J Clin Pharmacol2007:  64(6):758-771.

Bodor, R., Greenberg, J.I., Obiekwe, S., Abrams, R.A., Hart M., Lavine, J.E., Khanna, A.: Microvascular hepatic artery reconstruction in pediatric abdominal transplantation: Pearls and Pitfalls. Pediatr Transplantation 2007:  11: 471-476.

Khanna A, Hart M, Nyhan W, Hassanein T, Panyard¬ Davis J, Barshop B: Domino liver transplantation in maple syrup urine disease. Liver Transpl 12:876-882, 2006.

Hong, I.C., Mullen, P.M., Precht, A.F., Khanna, A., Li, M., Behling, C., Lopez, V., Chiou, H., Moss, R., Hart, M.E. Non-viral human IL-l 0 gene expression reduces acute rejection in heterotopic auxiliary liver transplantation in rats.  Microsurgery 2003: 23: 432-436.

Precht A, Brink J, Lavine J, Hall K, Hart ME, Nyhan W, Khanna A: First Living Related Liver Transplant for Pyruvate  Carboxylase Deficiency- Lessons Learned. Pediatric Transplantation 2003; S4(7):120.

Khanna A, Hart ME, Precht A, Brink J, Lavine J, Hall K, Hassanein T, and Nyhan W: Lateral Segment Liver Transplantation from Adult Donors: A Practical Alternative to Ameliorate Metabolic Diseases in Pediatric Patients.  Pediatric Transplantation 2003; S4(7):117.

Khanna A, Precht A, Lavine J, Hall K, Brink J, Hassanein T, and Hart ME: Living Related Pediatric Liver Transplant: Early Experiences.  Pediatric Transplantation 2003; S4(7): 124.

Khanna A, Hart ME, Precht A, Brink J, Lavine J, Hall K, Hassanein T, Nyhan W: Lateral Segment Liver Transplantation from Adult Donors: A Practical Alternative to Ameliorate Metabolic Diseases in Pediatric Patients.  Liver Transplant 2003; 9(6):C25.

Khanna A, Precht A, Lavine J, Hall K, Brink J, Hassanein T, and Hart ME: Living Related Pediatric Liver Transplant: Early Experiences.   Liver Transplant 2003; 9(6):C28.

Hong IC, Mullen PM, Precht AF, Khanna A, Li M, Behling C, Chiou V, Moss R, Hart M: Non-Viral Human IL-l 0 Gene Expression Reduces Acute Rejection in Heterotopic Auxiliary Liver Transplantation in Rats.  Microsurgery 2003:23:432-436.

Nyhan, W.L., Khanna, A., Barshop, B.A., Naviaux, R.K., Precht, A.F., Lavine, J.E., Hart M.E., Hainline, B.E., Wappner, R.S., Nichols, S., Haas R.H.  Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency-insights from liver transplantation.  Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 2002; 77: 143-149.

Nyhan, W., Khanna, A., Barshop, B., Naviaux, R., Precht, A.F., Lavine, J.E., Hart M.E., Hainline, B.E., Wappner, R.S., Nichols, S., Haas, M.  Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency-insights from liver transplantation.  Molecular  Genetics and Metabolism, 2002: 77:143-49.

Rose, S.C., Hassanein, T.I., Bouvet, M., Hart M.E., Khanna, A., Saville, M.W. Delivery of Radiofrequency ablation probes to the targeted liver malignancy: using all the players on the field.  Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2002:13 (10): 1060-1061.

S. Zimmerer, A.F. Precht, A. Khanna, M. Hart: Activated Recombinant Factor VIla: A Novel Approach to Conserve Blood Loss in Liver Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation  2002;S3(2):424.

A. Khanna, K. Hall, W. Perry, K. Selim, T. Hassanein, M. Hart: An Analysis of Causes of Donor Withdrawal in an Adult to Adult Living Related Liver Transplant Program. American Journal of Transplantation 2002;S3(2):422.

Clinical Experience

  • Transplant Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • abdominal mass
  • alcoholic cirrhosis
  • anastomosis of pancreatic duct
  • bile duct cancer
  • bile duct occlusion
  • bile duct repair
  • bile duct stone
  • biliary colic
  • biliary duct fistula
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • biliary tract cancer
  • biliary tract disease
  • biliary tract surgery
  • budd chiari syndrome
  • cancer of pancreas
  • cancer surgery
  • carcinoid tumor of pancreas
  • cholangitis
  • cholecystectomy
  • cholecystenterostomy
  • cholecystitis
  • cholecystogastrostomy
  • cholecystostomy
  • choledochoenterostomy
  • choledochoplasty
  • cholelithiasis
  • cholestasis
  • chronic pancreatitis
  • closure of biliary fistula
  • common duct exploration
  • congenital anomaly of pancreas
  • congenital cystic of liver
  • cystadenoma of pancreas
  • destruction of lesion of liver
  • dilation of sphincter of oddi
  • donor nephrectomy
  • echinococcus
  • excision of ampulla of vater
  • excision of choledochal cyst
  • excision of lesion of pancreas
  • extracorporeal circulation for hepatic assistance
  • fibrocystic liver
  • gallbladder disease
  • gallbladder fistula
  • gallbladder obstruction
  • gallbladder polyp
  • gastric ulcer surgery
  • heart lung transplant
  • heart transplant
  • heart transplant rejection
  • hepatic cyst
  • hepatic infarction
  • hepatobiliary surgery
  • hepatoblastoma
  • hepatorenal syndrome
  • heterotopic liver transplant
  • high dose cyclophosphamide
  • hydrops of gallbladder
  • insulinoma
  • internal drainage of pancreatic cyst
  • intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
  • islet cell transplant
  • islet cell tumor
  • islets of langerhans transplant
  • kidney pancreas liver transplant
  • kidney pancreas transplant
  • kidney transplantation
  • laparoscopic ablation of liver lesion or tissue
  • laparoscopic bile duct exploration
  • laparoscopic biopsy of liver
  • laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • laparoscopic liver resection
  • laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • laparoscopic resection head of pancreas
  • laparoscopic whipple procedure
  • liver abscess
  • liver biopsy
  • liver hemangioma
  • liver laceration
  • liver mass
  • liver surgery
  • liver transplant
  • liver trauma
  • localized perfusion of liver
  • lung transplantation
  • malignant neoplasm of gallbladder
  • malignant neoplasm of liver
  • malignant neoplasm of pancreatic duct
  • malignant tumor of extrahepatic bile duct
  • needle biopsy of pancreas
  • open biopsy of liver
  • open biopsy of pancreas
  • pancreas head cancer
  • pancreas tail cancer
  • pancreas transplantation
  • pancreatectomy
  • pancreatic cyst
  • pancreatic fistula
  • pancreatic mass
  • pancreatic pseudocyst
  • pancreatic pseudocyst drainage
  • pancreatic steatorrhoea
  • pancreatic surgery
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatoscopy
  • percutaneous aspiration of gallbladder
  • perforation of bile duct
  • perforation of gallbladder
  • personal history of malignant neoplasm of liver
  • porcelain gallbladder
  • portal hypertension
  • portal hypertensive gastropathy
  • portal pyemia
  • portal vein thrombosis
  • postcholecystectomy syndrome
  • pretransplant clearance
  • primary biliary cirrhosis
  • pseudocyst
  • regenerative medicine
  • removal of pancreatic tube or drain
  • removal of transplanted or rejected kidney
  • repair of laceration of gallbladder
  • repair of liver laceration
  • repair of pancreas
  • sclerosing cholangitis
  • secondary malignant neoplasm of liver
  • surgery of the pancreas
  • transplant of intestine
  • transplantation medicine