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 RankAssistant 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
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