James Trotter is Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health in Dallas.
He is board certified in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. His clinical interests include endstage liver disease and management of liver transplant candidates and recipients. He has vast experience in immunosuppression and other complications after liver transplant. Dr. Trotter also specializes in viral hepatitis, ascites, complications of portal hypertension, including esophageal varices and hepatic encephalopathy.
Dr. Trotter received his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He completed his internship and residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He went on to complete fellowships in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC. He later became Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at the University of Colorado before joining Liver Consultants of Texas at the Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute in 2009.
In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Trotter also serves as principal investigator for ongoing clinical trials for liver disease patients. He has published extensively on living donor liver transplantation, organ allocation and outcomes in liver transplant candidates and recipients. He co-authored the textbooks, Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient and Liver Transplantation, Challenging Controversies and Topics.