Dr. Lawrence Koep

Lawrence Koep, MD, FACS, retired from Arizona Transplant Associates in 2016.

He was in private practice from 1981-2016. He currently is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona and has served as a lecturer since 1981. Dr. Koep was previously at the University of Colorado as a Transplant and Vascular Surgeon as well as Associate Professor of Surgery from 1976-1981. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1970. He completed his surgical internship and residency and a transplant fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in 1976. Upon his arrival to Phoenix he revitalized the transplant program at Banner University Medical Center.

Dr. Lawrence Koep offers pancreas surgery and treatments for pancreatic cancer. In relation to the kidneys, Dr. Lawrence Koep offers kidney transplantation and surgical treatments for kidney disease. When liver disease is present, Dr. Lawrence Koep offers liver transplant procedures and surgical treatments for liver tumors.

Dr. Lawrence Koep is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Lawrence Koep has published numerous articles and book chapters.


He is a member of the following societies:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • Arizona Medical Association
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Society
  • Maricopa County Medical Society
  • Phoenix Surgical Society
  • Transplantation Society

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