David C. Woodland, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation, School of Medicine


Dr. David Woodland is a transplant surgeon, specializing in liver, kidney, pancreas and islet transplantation. He was trained at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York where he completed his general surgery residency. He then accepted a 2 year fellowship in transplant surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Woodland was recruited to OHSU's transplant surgery team in 2019 where he applies his expertise in the operating room as well as through his research investigating surgery outcomes and transplant tolerance.

Education and training

    • B.A., 2004, University of Texas, Austin
    • M.D., 2009, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency

    • General Surgery, New York Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2016
  • Fellowship

    • Transplant Surgery, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2018

Areas of interest

  • Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, and Islet Transplantation
  • Islet Replication and Regeneration
  • Liver Regeneration
  • Cellular Therapies and Transplant Tolerance
  • Xenotransplant

Honors and awards

  • Doctor Allen O. Whipple Memorial Prize, Outstanding Performance in Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2009
  • Young Investigator Award, World Transplant Congress, 2014


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