Thomas G. Peters, M.D.

Thomas G. Peters M.D.

Emeritus Professor

Department: Department of Surgery
Business Phone: (904) 244-3925
Business Email: thomas.peters@jax.ufl.edu

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Surgery
  • Transplantation Surgery
Interests
  • Clinical Special Interests: Renal transplantation
  • Research Special Interests: Transplant outcomes

Publications

2022
Projecting the Economic Impact of Compensating Living Kidney Donors in the United States: Cost-Benefit Analysis Demonstrates Substantial Patient and Societal Gains.
Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.():-[DOI] 10.1016/j.jval.2022.04.1732.[PMID] 35690519.
2021
Cost Structures of US Organ Procurement Organizations.
Transplantation.105(12):2612-2619[DOI] 10.1097/TP.0000000000003667.[PMID] 33988344.
2021
Estimated impact of novel coronavirus-19 and transplant center inactivity on end-stage renal disease-related patient mortality in the United States.
Clinical transplantation.35(8):e14292-[DOI] 10.1111/ctr.14292.[PMID] 33749935.
2021
Reducing the Shortage of Transplant Kidneys: A Lost Opportunity for the US Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation.77(6):963-966[DOI] 10.1053/j.ajkd.2020.10.007.[PMID] 33271212.
2020
The cost of procuring deceased donor kidneys: Evidence from OPO cost reports 2013-2017.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.20(4):1087-1094[DOI] 10.1111/ajt.15669.[PMID] 31667990.
2019
Removing Disincentives to Kidney Donation: A Quantitative Analysis.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN.30(8):1349-1357[DOI] 10.1681/ASN.2019030242.[PMID] 31345987.
2018
Would government compensation of living kidney donors exploit the poor? An empirical analysis.
PloS one.13(11):e0205655-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0205655.[PMID] 30485269.
2017
US Democrats' vs Republicans' Views on Compensating Living Kidney Donors-Reply.
JAMA surgery.152(2):211-[DOI] 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4108.[PMID] 27902839.
2016
Views of US Voters on Compensating Living Kidney Donors.
JAMA surgery.151(8):710-6[DOI] 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.0065.[PMID] 27007405.
2015
Vascular management during live donor nephrectomy: an online survey among transplant surgeons.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.15(6):1701-7[DOI] 10.1111/ajt.13142.[PMID] 25833120.
2012
Clips and the Live Kidney Donor'S Renal Artery: the Threat To Life Continues.
American Journal of Transplantation.12():449-450[DOI] .[PMID] .
2012
Good news regarding race and kidney transplant access in America.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.12(4):810-1[DOI] 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03902.x.[PMID] 22225621.
2012
Impact of donor hepatitis C virus infection status on death and need for liver transplant in hepatitis C virus-positive kidney transplant recipients.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation.60(1):112-20[DOI] 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.03.015.[PMID] 22560841.
2012
Incentives for organ donation: proposed standards for an internationally acceptable system.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.12(2):306-12[DOI] 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03881.x.[PMID] 22176925.
2012
Regulatory failure contributing to deaths of live kidney donors.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.12(4):829-34[DOI] 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03918.x.[PMID] 22233486.
2011
Azathioprine in Modern Immunousuppressive Therapy for Kidney Transplantation
Journal of Investigative Medicine.59():312-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2011
Satisfaction with renal replacement therapy and education: the American Association of Kidney Patients survey.
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN.6(3):605-12[DOI] 10.2215/CJN.06970810.[PMID] 21330485.
2011
Transplant Patient Education: a Flawed Concept
American Journal of Transplantation.11():67-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2011
Transplantation of Hepatitis C Positive Kidneys Into Selected Hepatitis C Negative Recipients
.57():270-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2010
Perioperative mortality and long-term survival in live kidney donors.
JAMA.303(22):2248-9; author reply 2249[DOI] 10.1001/jama.2010.728.[PMID] 20530772.
2010
The high-risk recipient: the Eighth Annual American Society of Transplant Surgeons' State-of-the-Art Winter Symposium.
Clinical transplantation.24(1):23-8[DOI] 10.1111/j.1399-0012.2009.01156.x.[PMID] 19919609.
2009
Defining High Risk in Adult Kidney Transplantation
Progress in Transplantation.19():252-258[DOI] .[PMID] .
2006
Fatal and nonfatal hemorrhagic complications of living kidney donation.
Annals of surgery.243(1):126-30[DOI] .[PMID] 16371747.
2006
Re: JSLS 2006;10:135-140 The development of a laparoscopic donor nephrectomy program in a De novo renal transplant program: evolution of technique and results in over 200 cases & JSLS 2006;10: 141-144 Laparoscopic vascular control techniques in donor nephrectomy: effects on vessel length.
JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.10(4):547; author reply 547-8[DOI] .[PMID] 17575782.
2005
Family Disagreement over Organ Donation.
The virtual mentor : VM.7(9):-[DOI] 10.1001/virtualmentor.2005.7.9.ccas2-0509.[PMID] 23253584.
2005
Racial disparities and transplantation.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation.46(4):760-2[DOI] .[PMID] 16183433.
2004
Differences in patient and transplant professional perceptions of immunosuppression-induced cosmetic side effects.
Transplantation.78(4):537-43[DOI] .[PMID] 15446312.
2004
Late urinary tract infection after renal transplantation in the United States.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation.44(2):353-62[DOI] .[PMID] 15264195.
2004
Outcomes associated with recipient and donor hepatitis C serology status after kidney transplantation in the United States: analysis of the USRDS/UNOS database.
Clinical transplants.():51-61[DOI] .[PMID] 16704138.
2004
The impact of transplantation with deceased donor hepatitis c-positive kidneys on survival in wait-listed long-term dialysis patients.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.4(12):2032-7[DOI] .[PMID] 15575906.
2003
Hepatitis C and renal transplantation in the era of modern immunosuppression.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN.14(11):2908-18[DOI] .[PMID] 14569101.
2002
A stand in favor of financial incentives in organ recovery.
Dialysis & transplantation.31(5):322, 324-5[DOI] .[PMID] 12785366.
2002
Donor hepatitis C seropositivity: clinical correlates and effect on early graft and patient survival in adult cadaveric kidney transplantation.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN.13(12):2974-82[DOI] .[PMID] 12444217.
2002
Education, pay, and job status: a national survey of transplant coordinators.
Progress in transplantation (Aliso Viejo, Calif.).12(3):212-6[DOI] .[PMID] 12371048.
2002
Effect of donor factors on early graft survival in adult cadaveric renal transplantation.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.2(1):68-75[DOI] .[PMID] 12095059.
2002
One hundred consecutive living kidney donors: modern issues and outcomes.
Clinical transplantation.16 Suppl 7():62-8[DOI] .[PMID] 12372047.
2002
The nondirected live-kidney donor: ethical considerations and practice guidelines: A National Conference Report.
Transplantation.74(4):582-9[DOI] .[PMID] 12352927.
1992
Financial incentives in organ donation: current issues.
Dialysis & transplantation.21(5):270, 273, 290-[DOI] .[PMID] 11654010.

Office Information

Academic Office
Suite 8000
580 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-9853
thomas.peters@jax.ufl.edu
Senior Medical Secretary
Jennifer Barcom
(904) 244-3925
jennifer.barcom@jax.ufl.edu

Education

Medical Degree
1970 · University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Surgery Residency
1977 · Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Transplantation Surgery Fellowship
1978 · University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA