Danielle M Fritze, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical of Surgery
Holder of the Valero President’s Distg. Chair in Transplantation
General Surgery Residency Associate Program Director
Dr. Fritze completed her medical degree and subsequent surgical training at the University of Michigan. Following general surgery residency, she pursued additional fellowship training in transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery. Dr. Fritze specializes in liver and kidney transplantation as well as surgery of the liver, bile duct, and pancreas. She has a particular interest in pediatric transplantation.
- 2016 - Clinical Fellowship - Transplantation - University of Michigan
- 2014 - Residency - General Surgery - University of Michigan
- 2007 - MD - Medicine - University Of Michigan
- 2002 - BA - Chemistry, French - Dartmouth College
- 3/2018 - Deputy Medical Director - Texas Organ Sharing AllianceSan Antonio
- 9/2016 - Assistant Professor/Clinical - University of Texas Health at San Antonio, Transplant, San Antonio
Instruction & Training
- 9/2018 - Present, Transplantation Nursing Education Course
- 7/2018 - Present, Foundations in Surgery
- 6/2018 - Present, Intern Simulation Center Rotation: Surgical Knots
- 5/2018 - Present, Pediatric Abdominal Transplant Seminar
- 10/2017 - Present, Junior Resident SCORE Review
- 10/2017 - Present, Longitudinal Preceptorship
- 10/2017 - Present, Advanced Nursing Education Course
- 6/2017 - Present, Advanced Transplantation Nursing Education Course
- 5/2017 - Present, General Surgery Intern Class Mentor
- 4/2017 - Present, Surgical Techniques
- 9/2016 - Present, Transplant Surgery Clerkship
Research & Grants
Fritze D, Cigarroa FG. Management of choledochal cysts in adults. In: Chu QD, Vollmer C, Zibari G, Orloff S, Williams M, and Gimenez M, ed. Hepato-pancreato-biliary and transplant surgery: practical management and dilemmas. Louisiana: Beaux Books; 2018. Barrett M, Fritze D. Acute Cholecystitis. In: Dimick JB, Upchurch GR, Sonnenday CJ. Scenarios in Surgery: Decision making and Operative Technique 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2018.
Fritze D, Minter RM. Bleeding gastric ulcer in Clinical Decision Support: Surgery Wilmington, DE: Decision Support in Medicine, LLC; 2016 Jan.
Rizzi AM, Riutta SD, Peterson JM, Gagin G, Fritze DM, Barrett M, Surg RS, Woodside KJ, Lu Y. Risk of peritoneal dialysis catheter-associated peritonitis following kidney transplant Clinical Transplantation 2018 Jan;32(3). Konerman MA, Fritze D, Weinberg R, Sonnenday C, Sharma P. Incidence of and risk assessment for adverse cardiovascular outcomes following liver transplantation: a systematic review Transplantation 2017 Jul;101(7):1645-1657. Fritze D, Zhang W, Li JY, Chai B, Mulholland MW. TNFa causes thrombin-dependent vagal neuron apoptosis in inflammatory bowel disease Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2014 Sep;18(9):1632-1641. Fritze D, Zhang W, Li JY, Chai B, Mulholland MW. Thrombin mediates vagal apoptosis and dysfunction in inflammatory bowel disease Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2014 Aug;18(8):1495-1406. Scally CP, Reames BN, Teman NR, Fritze DM, Minter RM, Gauger PG. Preserving operative volume in the setting of the 2011 ACGME duty hour regualtions Journal of Surgical Education 2014 Jul;71(4):580-586. Waits SA, Fritze D, Banerjee M, Zhang W, Kubus J, Englesbe MJ, Campbell DA Jr, Hendren S. Developing an argument for bundled interventions to reduce surgical site infection in colorectal surgery Surgery 2014 Apr;155(4):602-606. Li JY, Chai B, Zhang W, Fritze DM, Zhang C, Mulholland MW. LGR4 and its Ligands, R-spondin 1 and R-spondin 3, regulate food intake in the hypothalamus of male rats Endocrinology 2014 Jan;155(2):429-440.
- American Board of Surgery