Angel E Alsina, MD FACS FAASLD

Tampa, Florida

General Specialty

General Surgery
Liver Transplantation

Specialty Focus

Acute Liver Failure
Bile Duct Injuries
Bile Duct Surgery
Chronic Liver Disease
Correctional Healthcare
Correctional Medicine
Drug induced liver injury
Fungal/Mold Infections Liver Transplant
General Surgery
Hepatitis C
Hepatology (Liver)
Laparoscopic Surgery
Liver Cancer
Liver Injuries
Lliver Transplantation
Medical Malpractice
Organ Donation
Organ Transplantation
Portal Hypertension
Surgical Complications
Transplant Surgery
Wrongful Death

Primary Areas of Expertise

General Surgery and Hepatology

Liver Oncology

Dr. Alsina has 24 years of experience in general and liver surgery, transplantation, liver cancer and long career in hepatology. Harvard trained. Published, researcher, teacher and expert-witness in liver diseases, cancer, bile duct injuries, drug-induced liver injuries, liver-related life expectancy, disability for transplant surgeons, and Correctional Medicine of liver disorders and Hepatitis C.

Trained at Harvard Department of Surgery, New England Deaconess program in Hepato-Biliary Surgery, liver surgery, and Liver Transplantation.

American Board of Surgery certified. Fellow designation by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases ( AASLD).

Collaborative Professor at University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine.

Real world experience:

• 24 years of hepato-biliary (liver) surgery and liver transplantation experience at a tertiary care, 1,010 bed teaching hospital.

• Broad skills in general surgery, liver surgery, transplantation, hepatology , and hepato-oncology (liver cancer). Robotic surgery certified.

• Directed liver transplantation and cancer programs for total of 20 years

• Experienced in Hepatitis C. Principal investigator in Hepatitis C trials that resulted in drug approval.

• Managed immunosuppression treatments long term in over 1,000 liver transplant recipients.

• Leader of a multi-disciplinary liver cancer team. Conducted oncologic treatments at specialized clinics for liver cancer and ran latest clinical trials. Evaluated over 5,000 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.

• Proven track record: Achieved the 96th percentile in long term outcomes (survival) of liver transplantation nationally, among 130 programs, in the latest report.

Publications, Research:

• Principal investigator and researcher in 27 pivotal trials of liver transplantation, acute liver failure, fatty liver, hepatitis C, and liver cancer.

• Published in topics of acute liver failure, liver cancer, liver transplantation, cirrhosis and portal hypertension, ethnic and ethical aspects of transplantation, and liver oncology

• Expert CME teacher nationally, advisor, research mentor.

Speaking Experience Nationally Bilingual.



Specialty Focus:

Liver Transplantation, Bile duct injuries, Portal Hypertension, Hepatitis C, Chronic Liver Disease, Organ Transplantation, Organ Donation, Liver Failure, Liver Oncology, Liver Cancer, Surgical Complications, Correctional Medicine of Liver Diseases and Hepatitis C, Drug-induced Liver Injuries



  • HepatoBiliary and Organ Transplantation Fellowship
  • -Fellowship in Boston
  • New England Deaconess/Harvard Dept. of Surgery, Boston, MA
  • -General Surgery Resident in Boston
  • General Surgery, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • -Medical School
  • MD, Ponce Health Sciences, Ponce, PR; BS, Biology, Boston College
  • -BC

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