Samir Abu-Gazala, MD

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Surgeon, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Courtesy Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Transplant Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 2nd Fl. Ravdin Courtyard Bldg.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2561
Hadassah Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Sadeh R, Sharkia I, Fialkoff G, Rahat A, Gutin J, Chappleboim A, Nitzan M, Fox-Fisher I, Neiman D, Meler G, Kamari Z, Yaish D, Peretz T, Hubert A, Cohen JE, Salah A, Temper M, Grinshpun A, Maoz M, Abu-Gazala S, Ben Ya'acov A, Shteyer E, Safadi R, Kaplan T, Shemer R, Planer D, Galun E, Glaser B, Zick A, Dor Y, Friedman N: ChIP-seq of plasma cell-free nucleosomes identifies gene expression programs of the cells of origin. Nature Biotechnology 39(5): 586-598, May 2021 Notes: Epub Jan. 11, 2021; correction published: Nat Biotechnol. 2021 May;39(5):642.

Massalha H, Bahar Halpern K, Abu-Gazala S, Jana T, Massasa EE, Moor AE, Buchauer L, Rozenberg M, Pikarsky E, Amit I, Zamir G, Itzkovitz S: A single cell atlas of the human liver tumor microenvironment. Molecular Systems Biology 16(12): e9682, Dec. 2020.

Imam A, Abukhalaf SA, Merhav H, Abu-Gazala S, Cohen-Arazi O, Pikarsky AJ, Safadi R, Khalaileh A: Prognosis and treatment of liver transplant recipients in the COVID-19 era: A literature review. Annals of Transplantation 25: e926196, Oct. 27 2020.

Imam A, Tzukert K, Merhav H, Imam R, Abu-Gazala S, Abel R, Elhalel MD, Khalaileh A: Practical recommendations for kidney transplantation in the COVID-19 pandemic. World Journal of Transplantation 10(9): 223-229, Sept. 18 2020.

Imam A, Abukhalaf SA, Imam R, Abu-Gazala S, Merhav H, Khalaileh A: Kidney transplantation in the times of COVID-19 - A literature review. Annals of Transplantation 25: e925755, July 24 2020.

Stern Shira, Merhav Hadar, Abu Gazala Samir, Bloom Allan-Isaac, Khoury Tawfik, Mor-Yosef-Levi Irit, Elhalel-Dranitzky Michal, Tzukert Keren, Khalaileh Abed: Repeat kidney transplant in a patient with a double inferior vena cava and difficult venous access: A case report. Experimental & Clinical Transplantation 18(3): 382-384, June 2020 Notes: Epub Feb. 22, 2019.

Khalaileh Abed, Khoury Tawfik, Harkrosh Subhi, Nowotny Yakob, Massarwa Mohamad, Safadi Rifaat, Mor Eytan, Nakache Richard, Abu Gazala Samir, Merhav Hadar: Multiplication product of Model for End-stage Liver Disease and Donor Risk Index as predictive models of survival after liver transplantation. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 31(9): 1116-1120, Sept. 2019.

Margalit Ofer, Mamtani Ronac, Kopetz Scott, Yang Yu-Xiao, Lawrence Yaacov R, Abu-Gazala Samir, Reiss Kim A, Golan Talia, Halpern Naama, Aderka Dan, Giantonio Bruce, Shacham-Shmueli Einat, Boursi Ben: Refining the use of adjuvant oxaliplatin in clinical stage II or III rectal adenocarcinoma. The Oncologist 24(8): e671-e676, Aug. 2019 Notes: Epub Jan. 29, 2019.

Marom G, Khoury T, Abu-Gazala S, Merhav H, Padawer D, Benson AA, Zamir G, Luques L, Safadi R, Khalaileh A: Operative treatment of hepatic hydatid cysts: A single center experience. American Journal of Surgery 42(6): 702-707, June 2019 Notes: Epub Nov. 13, 2018.

Abu-Gazala Samir, Olthoff Kim M: Current status of living donor liver transplantation in the United States. Annual Review of Medicine 70: 225-238, Jan. 27 2019 Notes: Epub Oct. 24, 2018.

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