Matthew Robert Kappus, MD

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

Henson, Jacqueline B., Julius M. Wilder, Matthew R. Kappus, Andrew S. Barbas, Cynthia A. Moylan, Donna Niedzwiecki, Andrew J. Muir, Carl L. Berg, and Yuval A. Patel. “Transplant Outcomes in Older Patients With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Compared to Alcohol-related Liver Disease and Hepatitis C.” Transplantation 104, no. 6 (June 2020): e164–73. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003219.

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Kappus, Matthew R., Kara Wegermann, Erol Bozdogan, Yuval A. Patel, Gemini Janas, Erin Shropshire, Alice Parish, Donna Niedzwiecki, Andrew J. Muir, and Mustafa Bashir. “Use of Skeletal Muscle Index as a Predictor of Wait List Mortality in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease.” In Liver Transpl, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/lt.25802.

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Mazumder, Nikhilesh R., Kofi Atiemo, Matthew Kappus, Giuseppe Cullaro, Matthew E. Harinstein, Daniela Ladner, Elizabeth Verna, Jennifer Lai, and Josh Levitsky. “A Comprehensive Review of Outcome Predictors in Low MELD Patients.” Transplantation 104, no. 2 (February 2020): 242–50. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002956.

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Chiang, Ryan S., Alice Parish, Donna Niedzwiecki, Matthew R. Kappus, and Andrew J. Muir. “Impact of Malnutrition on Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Insertion.” Dig Dis Sci, January 21, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10620-019-06038-y.

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Ronald, James, Erol Bozdogan, Islam H. Zaki, Matthew R. Kappus, Steven S. Choi, Jonathan G. Martin, Paul V. Suhocki, Tony P. Smith, Charles Y. Kim, and Mustafa R. Bashir. “Relative Sarcopenia With Excess Adiposity Predicts Survival After Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Creation.” Ajr Am J Roentgenol 214, no. 1 (January 2020): 200–205. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.19.21655.

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Haugen, Christine E., Mara McAdams-DeMarco, Elizabeth C. Verna, Robert S. Rahimi, Matthew R. Kappus, Michael A. Dunn, Michael L. Volk, et al. “Association Between Liver Transplant Wait-list Mortality and Frailty Based on Body Mass Index.” Jama Surg 154, no. 12 (December 1, 2019): 1103–9. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2845.

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McFarlane, Isabel M., Su Yien Zhaz, Manjeet S. Bhamra, Aaliya Burza, Srinivas Kolla, Milena Rodriguez Alvarez, Kristaq Koci, et al. “Assessment of interstitial lung disease among black rheumatoid arthritis patients.” Clin Rheumatol 38, no. 12 (December 2019): 3413–24. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-019-04760-6.

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Carey, Elizabeth J., Jennifer C. Lai, Christopher Sonnenday, Elliot B. Tapper, Puneeta Tandon, Andres Duarte-Rojo, Michael A. Dunn, et al. “A North American Expert Opinion Statement on Sarcopenia in Liver Transplantation.” Hepatology 70, no. 5 (November 2019): 1816–29. https://doi.org/10.1002/hep.30828.

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Kwong, Allison J., Deepika Devuni, Connie Wang, Justin Boike, Jennifer Jo, Lisa B. VanWagner, Marina Serper, et al. “ACCEPTABLE LIVER TRANSPLANTATION OUTCOMES AMONG OLDER RECIPIENTS WITH HCC DESPITE HIGHER-RISK FEATURES ON EXPLANT IN A LARGE MULTICENTER US COHORT (REALT).” In Hepatology, 70:147A-147A. WILEY, 2019.

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