Luciano M. Vargas, M.D.

Dr. VargasAssistant Professor of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
983285 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198-3285, USA
Phone: 402-559-3382
Fax: 402-559-3434

Curriculum Vitae

Graduate: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center, General Surgery, Omaha, NE

Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Abdominal Transplant, Omaha, NE

Board Certification: Board Certified in Critical Care

Academic Appointment: Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Specialty Interests: Clinical interests focus on liver and intestinal transplantation, neuroendocrine tumors, pancreatobiliary disorders, and auto islet cell transplants.

Publications:

  1. Mercer DF, Hobson BD, Gerhardt BK, Grant WJ, Vargas LM, Langnas AN, Quiros-Tejeira RE. Serial transverse enteroplasty allows children with short bowel to wean from parenteral nutrition. J Pediatr. 2013 Oct 1. doi:pii: S0022-3476(13)01067-6. 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.08.039. [Epub ahead of print] 
  2. Mercer DF, Vargas L, Sun Y, Moreno AM, Grant WJ, Botha JF, Langnas AN, Sudan DL.  Stool calprotectin monitoring after small intestine transplantation.  Transplantation.2011 May 27;91(10):1166-71. Doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e318215e709 
  3. Vargas L, Grant WJ, Mercer DF, et al.  Venous vascular insufficiency in intestinal failure. American Journal of Transplantation 2010 Jan; 10:78-78 Suppl