Mark J. Hobeika, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery, Academic Institute
Associate Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Areas Of Expertise

Liver Transplant Surgery Pancreas Transplant Surgery Kidney Transplant Surgery Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Transplant Surgery
Publications

Combined liver transplant and sleeve gastrectomy: report of a brief-interval staged approach
Tariq, N, Saharia, A, Nwokedi, U, Hobeika, MJ, Mobley, CM, Hsu, D, Potter, LM, Moore, LW, Elaileh, A, Sherman, V & Ghobrial, RM 2022, , Liver Transplantation. https://doi.org/10.1002/lt.26560

Starting the conversation about value in liver transplantation: Invited Commentary on “Is there value in volume? An assessment of liver transplant practices in the United States since the inception of MELD”
Meinders, AM & Hobeika, MJ 2022, , Surgery (United States). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2022.06.003

Improving DCD liver utilization by challenging the status quo
Hobeika, MJ, Baio, FE & Saharia, A 2022, , Liver Transplantation. https://doi.org/10.1002/lt.26553

Risk Factors Associated with an Impaired Antibody Response in Kidney Transplant Recipients following 2 Doses of the SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccine
Yi, SG, Moore, LW, Eagar, T, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Ibrahim, H, Huang, HJ, Hobeika, M, McMillan, R, Saharia, A, Mobley, C, Podder, H, Drews, A, Ghobrial, RM, Gaber, AO & Knight, RJ 2021, , Transplantation Direct, vol. 8, no. 1, e1257. https://doi.org/10.1097/TXD.0000000000001257

Pre-transplant T-cell Clonality: An Observational Study of a Biomarker for Prediction of Sepsis in Liver Transplant Recipients
Jones, SL, Moore, LW, Li, XC, Mobley, CM, Fields, PA, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Nolte Fong, J, Saharia, A, Hobeika, MJ, McMillan, RR, Victor, DW, Minze, LJ, Gaber, AO & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , Annals of surgery, vol. 274, no. 3, pp. 411-418. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004998

Donation after circulatory death liver transplantation: An in-depth analysis and propensity score–matched comparison
Hobeika, MJ, Saharia, A, Mobley, CM, Menser, T, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, McMillan, RR, Podder, H, Nolte Fong, JV, Jones, SL, Yi, SG, Elshawwaf, M, Gaber, AO & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 35, no. 6, e14304. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14304

Donation after circulatory death liver transplantation: An in-depth analysis and propensity score–matched comparison
Hobeika, MJ, Saharia, A, Mobley, CM, Menser, T, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, McMillan, RR, Podder, H, Nolte Fong, JV, Jones, SL, Yi, SG, Elshawwaf, M, Gaber, AO & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , Clinical Transplantation. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14304

Donation after circulatory death liver transplantation: An in-depth analysis and propensity score–matched comparison
Hobeika, MJ, Saharia, A, Mobley, CM, Menser, T, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, McMillan, RR, Podder, H, Nolte Fong, JV, Jones, SL, Yi, SG, Elshawwaf, M, Gaber, AO & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. e14304. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14304

In silico deceased donor intervention research: A potential accelerant for progress
Hobeika, MJ, Casarin, S, Saharia, A, Mobley, C, Yi, S, McMillan, R, Mark Ghobrial, R & Gaber, AO 2021, , American Journal of Transplantation, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 2231-2239. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16482

Persistent Immunogenicity of the mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine in Patients Vaccinated before Kidney Transplant
Yi, SG, Eagar, T, Moore, L, Huang, HJ, Ibrahim, H, Hobeika, MJ, McMillan, R, Podder, H, Ghobrial, RM, Gaber, AO & Knight, RJ 2021, , Transplantation, pp. E133-E134. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003872

Survival following liver transplantation for locally advanced, unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
McMillan, RR, Javle, M, Kodali, S, Saharia, A, Mobley, C, Heyne, K, Hobeika, MJ, Lunsford, KE, Victor, DW, Shetty, A, McFadden, RS, Abdelrahim, M, Kaseb, A, Divatia, M, Yu, N, Nolte Fong, J, Moore, LW, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Gaber, AO, Vauthey, JN & Ghobrial, RM 2022, , American Journal of Transplantation, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 823-832. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16906

Successful Treatment of Invasive Mucormycosis in Orthotopic Liver Transplant Population
Eubank, TA, Mobley, CM, Moaddab, M, Hobeika, MJ, ONeal, M, Musick, WL, Knight, JM, Galati, JS, Kodali, S, Shetty, A, Victor, DW, Saharia, A, Ghobrial, RM & Grimes, KA 2021, , Case reports in transplantation, vol. 2021, pp. 8667589. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/8667589

The Rise of the Machines: Will They Fulfill the Restoration Promise?
Nolte Fong, JV, Saharia, A, Hobeika, M, Podder, H & Ghobrial, RM 2020, , Liver Transplantation, vol. 26, no. 12, pp. 1568-1570. https://doi.org/10.1002/lt.25912

Changing Education Paradigms: Training Transplant Fellows for High Stake Procedures
Rice, TC, Kassam, AF, Lewis, HV, Hobeika, M, Cuffy, MC, Ratner, LE & Diwan, TS 2020, , Journal of Surgical Education, vol. 77, no. 4, pp. 830-836. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.01.005

Going the distance for procurement of donation after circulatory death livers for transplantation—Does reimbursement reflect reality?
Montgomery, JR, Highet, A, Hobeika, MJ, Englesbe, MJ & McElroy, LM 2020, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 34, no. 2, e13780. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13780

Early experience with COVID-19 and solid organ transplantation at a US high-volume transplant center
Yi, SG, Rogers, AW, Saharia, A, Aoun, M, Faour, R, Abdelrahim, M, Knight, RJ, Grimes, K, Bullock, S, Hobeika, M, McMillan, R, Mobley, C, Moaddab, M, Huang, HJ, Bhimaraj, A, Ghobrial, RM & Gaber, AO 2020, , Transplantation, vol. 104, no. 11, pp. 2208-2214. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003339

Impact of Protease Inhibitor-Based Antiretroviral Therapy on Tacrolimus Intrapatient Variability in HIV-Positive Kidney Transplant Recipients
Cooper, M, Dunne, I, Kuten, S, Curtis, A, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Hobeika, M & Gaber, AO 2021, , Transplantation Proceedings, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 984-988. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2020.10.003

A Step toward Standardization: Results of two National Surveys of Best Practices in Donation after Circulatory Death Liver Recovery and Recommendations from The American Society of Transplant Surgeons and Association of Organ Procurement Organizations
Hobeika, MJ, Glazner, R, Foley, DP, Hanish, S, Loss, G, Quintini, C, Eidbo, E, Zollinger, C, Ruterbories, J, Lebovitz, DJ & Axelrod, D 2020, , Clinical Transplantation, vol. 34, no. 10, e14035. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14035

Delayed implantation of pumped kidneys decreases renal allograft futility in combined liver-kidney transplantation
Lunsford, KE, Agopian, VG, Yi, S, Nguyen, DTM, Graviss, EA, Harlander-Locke, MP, Saharia, A, Kaldas, FM, Mobley, CM, Zarrinpar, A, Hobeika, MJ, Veale, JL, Podder, H, Farmer, DG, Knight, RJ, Danovitch, GM, Gritsch, HA, Li, XC, Ghobrial, RM, Busuttil, RW & Gaber, AO 2020, , Transplantation, vol. 104, no. 8, pp. 1591-1603. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003040

United States donation after circulatory death liver transplantation is driven by a few high-utilization transplant centers
Hobeika, MJ, Menser, T, Nguyen, DT, Beal, LL, Zajac, S & Graviss, EA 2019, , American Journal of Transplantation, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 320-321. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15629