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Shakir Hussein, MD

General Surgeon, Transplant Surgeon

Patient Satisfaction

Overall Satisfaction
out of 5

Specialty: Surgical

Board Certified: Surgery

Clinical Interest:
Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Surgery, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeries, Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy

Adult and Pediatric Transplants, Endoscopic Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Immunosuppression Minimization, Pair Kidney Donation, Renal Transplants, Transplant in HIV and HCV Patients

Language(s): Arabic, English

DMC Specialty Services - Surgery - Harper Professional Building
Harper Transplant Surgery

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Khartoum, School of Medicine in Khartoum, Sudan
  • Residency: Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, OH
  • Fellowship: (Multi-organ Transplant) Columbia University Medical Center, New York; (Visiting, Liver Transplant, and Hepatic Biliary Surgery) ASAN Medical Center, Seoul, Korea; (Intestine and Multivisceral Transplant) University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

"The science of transplant surgery has made incredible advances in the past several years. It is so exciting to be part of a team that provides excellent care to improve our patients' quality of life. I am also involved in research that continues to explore ways to perform less invasive surgery, which is key to helping patients recover quickly."

Dr. Hussein is an attending physician at DMC Harper University Hospital in the Department of Surgery, specializing in transplant surgery for both adult and pediatric patients. He has extensive experience treating liver cancer, disorders of the bile duct, laparoscopic and robotic surgeries and laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.

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