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Sameh A. Fayek, MD

  • Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Surgery
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Cairo University School of Medicine
Residency: Fairview Hospital, Cleveland - General Surgery
  Cairo University Hospitals - General Surgery
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Abdominal Transplant Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Abdominal transplant
  • Bile duct repair
  • Biliary surgery
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Dialysis access surgery
  • Kidney transplant
  • Laparoscopy
  • Liver surgery
  • Liver transplant
  • Liver transplant, living donor
  • Pancreas transplant
  • Pancreas-kidney transplant
  • Single-incision laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Vascular access surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • Arabic
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  • University Transplant Program
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 161
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-4252
  • Fax: (312) 563-3055
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Outcomes after Combined Liver Kidney Transplant versus Kidney Transplant Followed by Liver Transplant.
    Chan EY, Bhattacharya R, Eswaran S, Hertl M, Shah N, Fayek S, Cohen EB, Hollinger EF, Olaitan O, Jensik SC, Perkins JD
    Clin Transplant
    2014 Nov 7
  2. Biliary complications adversely affect patient and graft survival after liver retransplantation.
    Enestvedt CK, Malik S, Reese PP, Maskin A, Yoo PS, Fayek SA, Abt P, Olthoff KM, Shaked A.
    Liver Transpl. 2013
    2013 Jul 2. doi: 10.1002/lt.23696. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Central pontine myelinolysis: a case report and clinical-pathological review.
    Cui R, Fayek S, Rand EB, Feygin T, Khrichenko D, Shaked A.
    Pediatr Transplant. 2012
    2012 Sep
    16(6):E251-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2011.01591.x. Epub 2011 Oct 24. Review.
  4. Ureteral stents are associated with reduced risk of ureteral complications after kidney transplantation: a large single center experience.
    Fayek SA, Keenan J, Haririan A, Cooper M, Barth RN, Schweitzer E, Bromberg JS, Bartlett ST, Philosophe B.
    Transplantation. 2012
    2012 Feb 15
    93(3):304-8. doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e31823ec081.
  5. The value of C4d deposit in post liver transplant liver biopsies.
    Fayek SA.
    Transpl Immunol. 2012
    2012 Dec
    27(4):166-70. doi: 10.1016/j.trim.2012.08.004. Epub 2012 Aug 27.
  6. Valganciclovir is an effective prophylaxis for cytomegalovirus disease in liver transplant recipients.
    Fayek SA, Mantipisitkul W, Rasetto F, Munivenkatappa R, Barth RN, Philosophe B.
    HPB (Oxford). 2010
    2010 Dec
    12(10):657-63. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2010.00226.x.
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