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1984Internship, Wellesley Hospital, Toronto
1989Residency, Toronto University Hospital, Canada
1990Fellowship, Toronto University Hospital, Canada
1991Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Iowa
1991Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Iowa
1991Fellowship, Univ. of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics


  • Live-Donor Liver Transplant
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Transplanta
  • Abdominal Organ Transplant
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Transplant
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Live-Donor Kidney Transplant
  • Liver Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Transplantation

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Living Donors Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1984 2018

AASLD guidelines for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma

Heimbach, J. K., Kulik, L. M., Finn, R. S., Sirlin, C. B., Abecassis, M. M., Roberts, L. R., Zhu, A. X., Murad, M. H. & Marrero, J. A. Jan 1 2018 In : Hepatology. 67, 1, p. 358-380 23 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hepatocellular Carcinoma
5 Citations

Acute Rejection Increases Risk of Graft Failure and Death in Recent Liver Transplant Recipients

Levitsky, J., Goldberg, D., Smith, A. R., Mansfield, S. A., Gillespie, B. W., Merion, R. M., Lok, A. S. F., Levy, G., Kulik, L., Abecassis, M. & Shaked, A. Apr 1 2017 In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 15, 4, p. 584-593.e2

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Transplant Recipients
Confidence Intervals
Living Donors
2 Citations

A point-based prediction model for cardiovascular risk in orthotopic liver transplantation: The CAR-OLT score

VanWagner, L. B., Ning, H., Whitsett, M., Levitsky, J., Uttal, S., Wilkins, J. T., Abecassis, M. M., Ladner, D. P., Skaro, A. I. & Lloyd-Jones, D. M. Dec 1 2017 In : Hepatology. 66, 6, p. 1968-1979 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cardiovascular Models
Liver Transplantation
Cardiovascular Diseases
Atrial Fibrillation
Heart Failure

Biomarker guidelines for high-dimensional genomic studies in transplantation: Adding method to the madness

Kurian, S. M., Whisenant, T., Mas, V., Heilman, R., Abecassis, M., Salomon, D. R., Moss, A. & Kaplan, B. 2017 In : Transplantation. 101, 3, p. 457-463 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewComment/debate

1 Citations

Changes in Urinary Microbiome Populations Correlate in Kidney Transplants With Interstitial Fibrosis and Tubular Atrophy Documented in Early Surveillance Biopsies

Modena, B. D., Milam, R., Harrison, F., Cheeseman, J. A., Abecassis, M. M., Friedewald, J. J., Kirk, A. D. & Salomon, D. R. Mar 1 2017 In : American Journal of Transplantation. 17, 3, p. 712-723 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle