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I am an assistant professor in the Division of Organ Transplantation in the Department of Surgery at UT Health San Antonio. I received my medical degree and subsequent surgical training at the University of Michigan. Following general surgery residency, I pursued additional fellowship training in transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery.
I specialize in liver and kidney transplantation as well as surgery of the liver, bile duct and pancreas. I have a special interest in pediatric transplantation. I have also contributed to many notable publications in my field.
Articles & Publications
Fritze DM, Englesbe MJ, Campbell DA.Oral Antibiotics to prevent surgical site infections following colon surgery Department of Surgery, University of Michigan; 2011 Jun. p. 141-153.
Fritze DM, Li JY1, Chai B, Zhang W, Wu X, Zhang C, Xia Z, Patterson C, Mulholland MW.Ankyrin repeat and SOCS box containing protein 4 (Asb-4)colocalizes with insulin receptor substrate 4 (IRS4) in the hypothalamic neurons and mediates IRS4 degradation. BMC Neurosci 2011 Sep;12(95):1471-2202.
Fritze D,KonermanMA, Weinberg R, Sonnenday C, Sharma P.Incidence of risk assessment for adverse cardiovascular outcomes following liver transplantation: a systematic review Transplantation 2017 Mar.
Fritze D, Waits SA, Banerjee M, Zhang W, Kubus J, Englesbe MJ, Campbell DA Jr, Hendren S.Developing an argument for bundled interventions to reduce surgical site infection in colorectal surgery Surgery 2014 Apr;155(4):602-606.
Fritze D, Li JY, Chai B, Zhang W, Zhang C Mulholland MW.LGR4 and its Ligands, R-spondin 1 and R-spondin 3, regulate food intake in the hypothalamus of male rats Endocrinology 2014;155(2):429-440.
Fritze D, Scally CP, Reames BN, Teman NR, Minter RM, Gauger PG.Preserving operative volume in the setting of the 2011 ACGME duty hour regulations J surgical Education 2014 Jul;71(4):580-586.
Fritze D, Zhang W, Li JY, Chai B, Mulholland MW.Thrombin mediates vagal apoptosis and dysfunction in inflammatory bowel disease Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2014 Aug;18(8):1495-1406.
Fritze D.TNFa causes thrombin-dependent vagal neuron apoptosis in inflammatory bowel disease Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2014 Sep;18(9):1632-1641.
Fritze D, Chai B, Li JY, Zhang W, Xia Z, Mulholland MW.A novel transcript is up-regulated by fasting in the hypothalamus and enhances insulin signaling Journal of neuroendocrinology 2013;25(3):292-301.
Fritze D, Hendren S, Banerjee M, Kubus J, CLeary RK, Englesbe MJ, Campbell DA.Antibiotic Choice is independently associated with risk of surgical site infection after colectomy: a population-based study Annals of Surgery 2013;257(3):469-475.
Fritze D, Mulholland MW, Hussain H.Hepatic Cyst Disease Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2013:1453-1463.
Fritze D, Krell RW, Girotti ME, Campbell DA, Hendren S.Hospital readmissions after colectomy: a population-based study Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2013;217(6):1070 1079.
Fritze D, Krell RW, Zhang C, Chai B, Li J, Mulholland MW.Modulation of food intake by mTOR signaling in the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus in male rats: focus on the ghrelin and nesfatin-1 Experimental Physiology 2013 Jan;98(12):1696-1704.
Fritze D, Dimick JB.Acute Cholecystitis Scenarios in Surgery: Decision Making and Operative Technique 2012 Jun:106-112.
Fritze D, Muholland MW.Bleeding Gastric Ulcer Scenarios in Surgery: Decision Making and Operative Technique 2012:72-76.
Fritze D, Xia ZF, Li JY, Chai B, Zhang W, Mulholland MW.Nesfatin-1 inhabits gastric acid secretion via a central vagal mechanism in rats American Journal of physiology 2012;303(5):G570-G577.
Fritze D, Mulholland MW, Zhang W.Protease-Activated Receptor-2 in the Enteric Nervous System Nova Biomedical 2012 Jun:117-131.
Fritze D, Mulholland MW, Zhang W.Thrombin and Vagal dysfunction in inflammatory bowel disease. Function and Pathophysiology 2012 Jun:235-246.
Fritze DM, Doherty GM.Surgical management of cervical lymph nodes in differentiated thyroid cancer Otolaryngologic clinics of North America 2010 Apr;43(2):285-300.
Fritze D, Barrett.Acute Cholecystitis Scenarios in Surgery: Decision making and Operative Technique 2nd ed.
Fritze D, Minter RM.Bleeding gastric ulcer.
Fritze D, Cigarroa FG.Management of Choledochal cysts in adults Hepato- pancreato-biliary and transplant surgery: practical management and dilemmas.