Matthew Robert Kappus, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC 27617
Phone (919) 684-7685
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, BI, Nanavati, AJ, Taylor, V, Miller, RA, Kappus, M, and Barbas, AS. "Donor derived HSV hepatitis in a kidney transplant recipient leading to liver fibrosis and portal hypertension." Transplant Infectious Disease : an Official Journal of the Transplantation Society 21, no. 1 (February 2019): e13029-null.

PMID
30431215
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Chascsa, DM, Lai, JC, Dunn, MA, Montano-Loza, AJ, Kappus, MR, Dasarathy, S, and Carey, EJ. "Patient and Caregiver Attitudes and Practices of Exercise in Candidates Listed for Liver Transplantation." Digestive Diseases and Sciences 63, no. 12 (December 2018): 3290-3296.

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30178285
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Ebadi, M, Wang, CW, Lai, JC, Dasarathy, S, Kappus, MR, Dunn, MA, Carey, EJ, Montano-Loza, AJ, From the Fitness, Life Enhancement, and and Exercise in Liver Transplantation (FLEXIT) Consortium, . "Poor performance of psoas muscle index for identification of patients with higher waitlist mortality risk in cirrhosis." Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle 9, no. 6 (December 2018): 1053-1062.

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30269421
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Kappus, MR, Wegermann, K, Charles, K, Patel, Y, Janas, G, Bozdogan, E, Parish, A, Niedzwiecki, D, Muir, AJ, and Bashir, M. "Use of Skeletal Muscle Index As a Predictor of Waitlist Mortality in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease." Annual Meeting of the American-Association-for-the-Study-of-Liver-Diseases (AASLD) / Liver Meeting. San Francisco, CA. November 9, 2018 - November 13, 2018.: WILEY, October 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Kappus, MR, Wegermann, K, Charles, K, Patel, Y, Janas, G, Bozdogan, E, Parish, A, Niedzwiecki, D, Muir, AJ, and Bashir, M. "Use of Skeletal Muscle Index As a Predictor of Waitlist Mortality in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease." Annual Meeting of the American-Association-for-the-Study-of-Liver-Diseases (AASLD) / Liver Meeting. San Francisco, CA. November 9, 2018 - November 13, 2018.: WILEY, October 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Patel, Y, Henson, J, Wilder, J, Kappus, MR, Barbas, AS, Moylan, CA, Niedzwiecki, D, Muir, AJ, and Berg, CL. "The Impact of Advanced Age on Waiting List and Post-Transplantation Outcomes for NAFLD Patients." Annual Meeting of the American-Association-for-the-Study-of-Liver-Diseases (AASLD) / Liver Meeting. San Francisco, CA. November 9, 2018 - November 13, 2018.: WILEY, October 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Patel, Y, Henson, J, Wilder, J, Kappus, MR, Barbas, AS, Moylan, CA, Niedzwiecki, D, Muir, AJ, and Berg, CL. "The Impact of Advanced Age on Waiting List and Post-Transplantation Outcomes for NAFLD Patients." Annual Meeting of the American-Association-for-the-Study-of-Liver-Diseases (AASLD) / Liver Meeting. San Francisco, CA. November 9, 2018 - November 13, 2018.: WILEY, October 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Hemmersbach-Miller, M, Bailey, ES, Kappus, M, Prasad, VK, Gray, GC, and Alspaugh, JA. "Disseminated Adenovirus Infection After Combined Liver-Kidney Transplantation." Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology 8 (January 2018): 408-null.

PMID
30524972
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McClellan, T, Allen, BC, Kappus, M, Bhatti, L, Dafalla, RA, Snyder, LD, and Bashir, MR. "Repeatability of Computerized Tomography-Based Anthropomorphic Measurements of Frailty in Patients With Pulmonary Fibrosis Undergoing Lung Transplantation." Current problems in diagnostic radiology 46, no. 4 (July 2017): 300-304.

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28215519
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Kappus, M, and Abdelmalek, M. "De Novo and Recurrence of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis After Liver Transplantation." Clinics in liver disease 21, no. 2 (May 2017): 321-335. (Review)

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28364816
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