Matthew Robert Kappus, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC 27617
Phone (919) 681-4044
In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Transplant Hepatology Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2015 - 2016
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2013 - 2016
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009 - 2012
  • M.D., Medical University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 2009

Publications

Shaw, Brian I., Aditya J. Nanavati, Vanessa Taylor, Rachel A. Miller, Matthew Kappus, and Andrew S. Barbas. “Donor derived HSV hepatitis in a kidney transplant recipient leading to liver fibrosis and portal hypertension..” Transpl Infect Dis 21, no. 1 (February 2019). https://doi.org/10.1111/tid.13029.

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30431215
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Chascsa, David M., Jennifer C. Lai, Michael A. Dunn, Aldo J. Montano-Loza, Matthew R. Kappus, Srinivasan Dasarathy, and Elizabeth J. Carey. “Patient and Caregiver Attitudes and Practices of Exercise in Candidates Listed for Liver Transplantation..” Dig Dis Sci 63, no. 12 (December 2018): 3290–96. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10620-018-5271-5.

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30178285
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Ebadi, Maryam, Connie W. Wang, Jennifer C. Lai, Srinivasan Dasarathy, Matthew R. Kappus, Michael A. Dunn, Elizabeth J. Carey, Aldo J. Montano-Loza, and Aldo J. From the Fitness, Life Enhancement, and Exercise in Liver Transplantation (FLEXIT) Consortium. “Poor performance of psoas muscle index for identification of patients with higher waitlist mortality risk in cirrhosis..” J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 9, no. 6 (December 2018): 1053–62. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12349.

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30269421
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Kappus, Matthew R., Kara Wegermann, Katie Charles, Yuval Patel, Gemini Janas, Erol Bozdogan, Alice Parish, Donna Niedzwiecki, Andrew Joseph Muir, and Mustafa Bashir. “Use of Skeletal Muscle Index As a Predictor of Waitlist Mortality in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease.” In Hepatology, 68:658A-659A. WILEY, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Kappus, Matthew R., Kara Wegermann, Katie Charles, Yuval Patel, Gemini Janas, Erol Bozdogan, Alice Parish, Donna Niedzwiecki, Andrew Joseph Muir, and Mustafa Bashir. “Use of Skeletal Muscle Index As a Predictor of Waitlist Mortality in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease.” In Hepatology, 68:658A-659A. WILEY, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Patel, Yuval, Jacqueline Henson, Julius Wilder, Matthew R. Kappus, Andrew S. Barbas, Cynthia A. Moylan, Donna Niedzwiecki, Andrew Joseph Muir, and Carl L. Berg. “The Impact of Advanced Age on Waiting List and Post-Transplantation Outcomes for NAFLD Patients.” In Hepatology, 68:683A-683A. WILEY, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Patel, Yuval, Jacqueline Henson, Julius Wilder, Matthew R. Kappus, Andrew S. Barbas, Cynthia A. Moylan, Donna Niedzwiecki, Andrew Joseph Muir, and Carl L. Berg. “The Impact of Advanced Age on Waiting List and Post-Transplantation Outcomes for NAFLD Patients.” In Hepatology, 68:683A-683A. WILEY, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Hemmersbach-Miller, Marion, Emily S. Bailey, Matthew Kappus, Vinod K. Prasad, Gregory C. Gray, and J Andrew Alspaugh. “Disseminated Adenovirus Infection After Combined Liver-Kidney Transplantation..” Front Cell Infect Microbiol 8 (2018). https://doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2018.00408.

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30524972
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McClellan, Taylor, Brian C. Allen, Matthew Kappus, Lubna Bhatti, Randa A. Dafalla, Laurie D. Snyder, and Mustafa R. Bashir. “Repeatability of Computerized Tomography-Based Anthropomorphic Measurements of Frailty in Patients With Pulmonary Fibrosis Undergoing Lung Transplantation..” Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 46, no. 4 (July 2017): 300–304. https://doi.org/10.1067/j.cpradiol.2016.12.009.

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28215519
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