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Department of Surgery

Dorian Wilson, M.D.

Director, Healthcare Foundation Humanism Center


Department of Surgery

Ambulatory Care Center (ACC)
140 Bergen Street Room E 1620
Newark, NJ 07103
Email: Hope Crumbie Hope Crumbie
Hours: Thursday 9 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Phone: (973) 972-7218
Fax: (973) 972-6227

Clinical Info

Medical Expertise

Liver disease including liver cancer, liver transplantation and resection,complex biliary reconstruction


Hospital Affiliation

University Hospital, Newark


Insurance Participation

Insurance Participation: with Provider Number ( where applicable ) The information below is subject to change and should not be relied upon until after it is verified with the insurance company. In addition, psychiatric providers should be contacted directly for information on their participation with managed care and insurance companies.

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Dorian J. Wilson, M. D. is an Associate Professor of Surgery. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College where he majored in French. Upon completion of his studies at Dartmouth, he spent time during a brief clinical experience at the New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston. He was awarded his medical doctorate from the New Jersey Medical School in 1982 where he later completed residency training in General Surgery in 1987. He participated in fellowship training in transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh under the direction of Thomas E. Starzl, M.D.,Ph.D., a pioneer in the field, before becoming one of the founding members of the Division of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery at NJMS. He was an integral part of the team that performed the first liver transplant in the state. His appointment as an Assistant Professor was punctuated by service in the U.S. Air Force (commissioned Major). He performed liver, kidney and pancreas transplants there from 1993 until 1996 when he returned to UMDNJ. He served for three years in the Emergency/Trauma Division before rejoining the transplant team in 1999. He performed renal transplants at St. Barnabas Medical Center from 1991 to 1993 and was the Medical Director of the N.J. Organ and Tissue Sharing Network from 1991 to 1993 and again from 1997 to 2003. In addition to his practice in liver transplantation he is director of the Healthcare Foundation Center for Humanism and Medicine at the New Jersey Medical School.



M.D., 1982, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School


Licensure & Certification

Medical Licensure
New Jersey


American Board of Surgery - Transplant Surgery (General Surgery Board)





Current Research

Ischemic preconditioning in liver transplantation; Complications in liver transplantation



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