Dr. Gabriel Schnickel, MD

Dr. Gabriel Schnickel, MD

Transplant Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Gabriel Schnickel, MD is a transplant surgery specialist in Detroit, MI and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 2001 and specializes in transplant surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

2799 W Grand Blvd

Detroit, MI 48202

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Dr. Schnickel's Experience

Dr. Schnickel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Transplant Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Schnickel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schnickel "Gabriel T. Schnickel, MD, MPH, is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in liver, kidney and pancreas transplant. His expertise includes treating liver cancer, bil..."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schnickel "Gabriel T. Schnickel, MD, MPH, is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in liver, kidney and pancreas transplant. His expertise includes treating liver cancer, bile duct cancer, liver cysts, and benign tumors of the liver.As an associate professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Schnickel instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. His research interests include factors influencing patient and graft survival following liver transplant; socioeconomic factors and impact on liver cancer diagnosis; and treatment and access to transplant. He has co-authored numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and his work has appeared in journals such as Liver Transplantation, Transplanation and Transplantation International, among others.Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Schnickel was a surgeon at Cleveland Clinic Florida.He completed a fellowship in abdominal transplant surgery and a residency in general surgery at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Schnickel earned his medical degree from University of Colorado School of Medicine. He holds a masters degree in public health from University of Michigan School of Public Health. He is board certified in general surgery.Dr. Schnickel is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association and the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.Outside of work. Dr. Schnickel enjoys cycling, skiing and spending time with his family.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/transplant/Pages/default.aspx and https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/Pages/default.aspx."
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3  Specialties

  • Transplant Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

6  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • UCLA Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schnickel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schnickel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schnickel to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Schnickel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Outstanding doctor, and surgeon!!!
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