David Bruno, MD
David Bruno is an Assistant Professor of surgery at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine. He received his undergraduate and medical school degree from Georgetown University and completed his residency training at Georgetown University Hospital. During residency, he won the ASTS-NKF Folkert O. Belzer Research Award that allowed him to spend two years performing basic science research in the Transplant Branch at the National Institutes of Health. He completed his subspecialty training in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation at Emory University. In 2011, he was recruited to Henry Ford Hospital as a Senior Staff Surgeon in the Transplant Institute. Concurrently, he went on to start the first pediatric liver transplant program in Detroit in the roll of Program and Surgical Director at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
Dr Bruno specializes in pediatric and adult liver and kidney transplantation. Additionally, he has experience in the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the liver and bile ducts. He has a special interest in the surgical treatment of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension in adults and children. Dr. Bruno’s research interests include outcomes in liver transplantation and process improvement.