John B. Sorensen, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Transplant Section
John Sorensen, MD, is a professor of surgery and chief of the section of transplantation in the Department of Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is the primary liver transplant surgeon at Primary Children's Medical Center and a hepatobiliary surgeon working with the Gastrointestinal Cancer Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Sorensen's research efforts and publications focus on new immunosuppressant therapies, immunological high-risk transplantation, and information technology. He is medical director of Intermountain Donor Services, and a long-standing board member of the organization.
Sorensen received his medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his general surgery residency with the Western Reserve Care System, North Eastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, and a fellowship in transplantation surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Sorensen is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps and has served two tours of overseas duty since 2001.