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Ken Washburn, M.D.
Professor of Surgery; Director, Division of Transplantation; Executive Director, Comprehensive Transplant Center; Director, Division of Transplantation, Abdominal Transplant Program at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Suite 100
395 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
(614) 366-1925

  • B.A.: Bowdoin College-Brunswick, Brunswick, ME, 1982
  • M.D.: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1988
  • M.S.: Penn State University, State College, PA, 1984
  • Specialty Training: General surgery residency, Tufts University, Boston, MA, 1993; Transplantation fellowship, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 1995
  • Appointment: 2016
  • Specialty Interests: Adult and pediatric liver transplantation, hepato-pancreato-billiary surgery
  • Research Interests: Outcomes in liver transplantation, public policy, transplantation clinical trials
     

Sylvester M. Black, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Suite 150
395 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
(614) 366-1925

  • M.D.: Northwestern University
  • Ph.D.: University of Minnesota
  • Specialty Training: Residency in surgery, University of Minnesota; fellowship in transplantation and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery, University of Toronto.
  • Appointment: 2012
  • Specialty Interests: Liver and GI transplantation; complex liver resection and hepato-biliary surgery; management of bile duct injuries
  • Research Interests: Management and outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma; management of cholangiocarcinoma; innate immune system in transplantation; liver perfusion and preservation in transplantation
     

Ginny L. Bumgardner, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery
Suite 100
395 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
(614) 293-6177

  • B.S.: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 1979
  • M.D.: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1983
  • Ph.D.: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn., 1994
  • Specialty Training: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.; University of California at San Francisco
  • Appointment: 1993
  • Specialty Interests: Transplantation, immunosuppression, post-transplant pregnancy, liver disease and transplantation
  • Research Interests: Transplantation immunology, liver immunobiology, cellular transplantation


Elizabeth Ann Davies, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Suite 100
395 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
(614) 293-8545

  • B.S.: University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, 1979
  • M.D.: Northeastern Ohio Universities, Rootstown, Ohio, 1993
  • Specialty Training: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 1993
  • Specialty Interests: Transplantation, immunosuppression
  • Research Interests: Transplantation, organ procurement

 

Ashraf El-Hinnawi, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Suite 100
395 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
(614) 293-4627

  • MD: Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irhbid, Jordan, 2003
  • Specialty Training: Abdominal trasplant surgery fellowship, University of Miami, 2013; Transplant Surgery Fellowship, The Ohio State University, 2014
  • Appointment: 2014
  • Specialty Interest: Pancreas transplantation
  • Research Interest: Clinical outcomes in pancreas transplantation

 


Elmahdi A. Elkhammas, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Surgery; Chief, Liver Transplantation
Suite 100
395 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
(614) 293-4627

VIDEO: Dr. Elmahdi Elkhammas - "Journey to Innovation"

  • M.D.: Gar-Younis University, Benghazi, Libya, 1977
  • Specialty Training: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 1991
  • Specialty Interests: Transplantation, immunosuppression
  • Research Interests: Liver transplantation, urologic complications

 

Mitchell L. Henry, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Suite 100
395 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
(614) 293-4627

  • B.S.: University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb., 1976
  • M.D.: University of Nebraska, Omaha, Neb., 1979
  • Specialty Training: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 1985
  • Specialty Interests: Transplantation, immunosuppression
  • Research Interests: Pancreatic transplantation, xenotransplantation

 

Ronald P. Pelletier, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Suite 100
395 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
(614) 293-6322

  • B.S.: Trinity College, 1979
  • M.D.: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1987
  • Specialty Training: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Appointment: 1996
  • Specialty Interests: Pre- and post-transplant immune status monitoring
  • Research Interests: Pathophysiology of chronic rejection
     

Amer Rajab, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery; Director, Pancreas and Islet Transplantation
Suite 100
395 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
(614) 293-8545

VIDEO: Dr. Amer Rajab - "Islet Cell Transplantation"

  • M.D.: Damascus University, Damascus, Syria, 1983
  • Ph.D.: Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 1991
  • Specialty Training: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • Appointment: 2001
  • Specialty Interests: Organ transplantation
  • Research Interests: Islet transplantation