Abraham Shaked, MD, PhD

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Eldridge L. Eliason Professor of Surgery
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Hospital of the Univ. of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery
2 Dulles
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-6723
Fax: (215) 662-2244
Education:
M.D.
Hebrew University, Israel, 1982.
Ph.D.
City University of New York, 1989.
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Description of Research Expertise

Research Interests

Dr. Shaked is a nationally recognized leader in the field of transplantation. For many years, Dr. Shaked's practice has focused on the surgical treatment of liver and hepatobiliary diseases. He is one of the most experienced surgeons in the country in adult and pediatric liver transplantation, and has a special interest in hepatobiliary malignancy, as well as biliary reconstruction.

Dr. Shaked's academic record is reflected by his achievements in basic laboratory research and support for clinical science investigation. His laboratory efforts focus on the application of gene transfer technology in the transplant setting.

Selected Publications

Gupta Meera, Bahirwani Ranjeeta, Levine Matthew H, Malik Saloni, Goldberg David, Reddy K Rajender, Shaked Abraham: Outcomes in pediatric hepatitis C transplant recipients: Analysis of the UNOS database. Pediatric transplantation 19(2): 153-63, Mar 2015.

Ladner Daniela P, Dew Mary Amanda, Forney Sarah, Gillespie Brenda W, Brown Robert S, Merion Robert M, Freise Chris E, Hayashi Paul H, Hong Johnny C, Ashworth April, Berg Carl L, Burton James R, Shaked Abraham, Butt Zeeshan: Long-term quality of life after liver donation in the adult to adult living donor liver transplantation cohort study (A2ALL). Journal of hepatology 62(2): 346-53, Feb 2015.

Goldberg David S, French Benjamin, Abt Peter L, Olthoff Kim, Shaked Abraham: Superior survival using living donors and donor-recipient matching using a novel living donor risk index. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) 60(5): 1717-26, Nov 2014.

Sulewski Michael E, Wolf Joshua H, Hasz Richard, West Sharon, Goldberg David, Krok Karen L, Olthoff Kim M, Shaked Abraham, Levine Matthew H, Abt Peter L: Combined heart-liver transplantation; implications for liver-alone wait list mortality. Transplantation 98(5): e45-7, Sep 2014.

Porrett Paige M, Hashmi Sohaib K, Shaked Abraham: Immunosuppression: trends and tolerance? Clinics in liver disease 18(3): 687-716, Aug 2014.

Clayton Erica F, Malik Saloni, Bonnel Alexander, Mu Yifei, Olthoff Kim, Shaked Abraham, Abt Peter L, Peterman Heather, Rajender Reddy K, Ottmann Shane, Furth Emma E, Levine Matthew H: Liver transplantation and cirrhotomimetic hepatocellular carcinoma: classification and outcomes. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society 20(7): 765-74, Jul 2014.

Almoguera B, Shaked A, Keating B J: Transplantation genetics: current status and prospects. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 14(4): 764-78, Apr 2014.

O'Leary J G, Demetris A J, Friedman L S, Gebel H M, Halloran P F, Kirk A D, Knechtle S J, McDiarmid S V, Shaked A, Terasaki P I, Tinckam K J, Tomlanovich S J, Wood K J, Woodle E S, Zachary A A, Klintmalm G B: The role of donor-specific HLA alloantibodies in liver transplantation. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 14(4): 779-87, Apr 2014.

Shaked O, Gonzalez A, Bahirwani R, Furth E, Siegelman E, Shaked A, Olthoff K, Reddy K R: Donor hemosiderosis does not affect liver function and regeneration in the setting of living donor liver transplantation. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 14(1): 216-20, Jan 2014.

Enestvedt C Kristian, Malik Saloni, Reese Peter P, Maskin Alexander, Yoo Peter S, Fayek Sameh A, Abt Peter, Olthoff Kim M, Shaked Abraham: Biliary complications adversely affect patient and graft survival after liver retransplantation. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society 19(9): 965-72, Sep 2013.

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Last updated: 03/11/2015
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