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Meera Gupta, MD

| 4.93 out of 5
17 ratings | 4 comments
Dr. Meera Gupta
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  • Pediatric Kidney Transplant Team
  • Transplant - Hepatobiliary
  • Transplant - Kidney
  • Transplant - Liver
  • Transplant Surgery
  • About

    Dr. Meera Gupta is a transplant surgeon and clinician-scientist at the UK HealthCare Transplant Center.

    Gupta was born and raised in Southern California, where she attended the University of California, Los Angeles. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, she then stayed to complete her general surgery residency and transplant surgery fellowship. As a resident at the University of Pennsylvania, Gupta earned her master’s degree in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics and a certificate in Healthcare Leadership in Quality. She focused her research on outcomes in pediatric and adult kidney and liver transplantation, re-transplantation, and recipients of hematopoietic cell transplantation.  

    Her areas of expertise include adult and pediatric transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery, peritoneal dialysis access, and living donation. 

    After joining UK HealthCare in 2017, Gupta now serves as the surgical director of the Living Donor Kidney Program and transplant educational mentor for residents and medical students.

    She is one of the 2019 recipients of the High Impact Award through the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences at UK and will embark on a study of bone and mineral metabolism in kidney transplantation.

    Additionally, Gupta is actively involved in several medical and surgical societies and serves as an editorial fellow for the American Journal of Transplantation. 

    Faculty Rank

    Assistant Professor of Surgery


    University of Pennsylvania


    General Surgery, Hospital of the University Of Pennsylvania


    Transplant Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Surgery

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.93 out of 5
    17 ratings |4 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    May, 2019
    Always excellent.

    February, 2019
    *Dr. Gupta is OUTSTANDING!!! Always patient, answers all questions, express concern & understanding - one of a kind - great bedside manner.

    January, 2019
    I could not ask for better treatment and care than what I get at UK. All are fantastic!!!

    October, 2018
    All experience has been very god *Dr. Gupta is phenomenal.

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  • Locations

    Transplant Center

    UK Transplant Center

    Kentucky Clinic building
    Kentucky Clinic
    740 S. Limestone
    Third Floor, Wing D, Room J301
    Lexington, KY 40536
    Fax 859-323-1700

    Email: - Note that this email is not secure and should not be used to send personal health information.

    Services available: Lung, Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Living Donor

    UK Transplant Clinic

    UK Transplant Clinic

    Riverside Professional Center
    825 2nd Ave. East
    Suite B6
    Bowling Green, KY 42101

    Services Available: Kidney

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