Giorgio Roccaro, MD, MSCE


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Living Donor Liver Transplantation
Emory Transplant Center
Transplant Hepatologist
Liver Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Giorgio Roccaro, MD, MSCE, is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Roccaro joined the Emory Transplant Center in 2018 and serves as Medical Director of Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and transplant hepatology, Dr. Roccaro's clinical interests include hepatocellular carcinoma, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and living donor liver transplantation.

Dr. Roccaro is member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute. He holds professional memberships with American Association for the Study of Liver Disease and American Gastroenterology Association. He serves on the Emory Department of Medicine Clinical Excellence Committee.


Dr. Roccaro completed his medical degree at the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, and then completed his internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Subsequently, he completed clinical fellowships in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology at the University of Pennsylvania, while also obtaining a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology.


Dr. Roccaro's research interest is improving survival for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and following liver transplantation.


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