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Thomas T. Hui, MD
Thomas T. Hui, MD is a pediatric surgeon in Pediatric Surgical Services at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Hui specializes in minimally invasive (laparoscopic and thoracoscopic) surgery in children and infants for congenital anomalies and pediatric oncologic and benign diseases, as well as management of prenatally diagnosed anomalies.
Dr. Hui's primary areas of research involve the development of new surgical technologies and bioartificial liver support for patients with liver failure. He spent three years working at the liver support laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, during which time he participated in a multi-center clinical trial treating liver failure patients with a novel bioartificial liver support device. Dr. Hui's research also focused on the development of long-term hepatocyte culture and cryopreservation method to improve the availability of hepatocytes for bioartificial liver support treatment. He received the Best Resident Award for Academic Excellence and the Resident Research Award from the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He has written articles for numerous peer-reviewed publications, including the American Journal of Surgery, Archives of Surgery, Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Journal of Pediatric Surgery and Journal of Cell Physiology.
Board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Dr. Hui is licensed by the Medical Board of California and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, American Pediatric Surgical Association and Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons.
Dr. Hui received his medical degree from the University of British Columbia School of Medicine in Canada. He completed a surgical internship at the University of British Columbia School of Medicine (the Royal Columbian Hospital) and a residency in general surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Hui completed a fellowship in pediatric general surgery at the Montreal Children's Hospital of McGill University in Canada.
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