A. O. Gaber, MD, FACS, FRCS

  • Houston Methodist transplant surgeon
  • Director of the Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
  • J.C. Walter Jr. Presidential Distinguished Chair at Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Transplant surgery residency program director, Houston Methodist Hospital department of surgery
  • Professor of surgery (transplantation), Weill Cornell Medical College

A. O. Gaber, MD, FACS, FRCS

Areas of Expertise

  • Cell isolation protocols
  • Diabetes
  • Islet cells
  • Kidney disorders
  • Transplant immunotherapy
  • Transplant surgery

Credentials

FELLOWSHIP
Transplantation Research
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Ain Shams University-Cairo, Egypt | 1976
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Surgery

Publications

Neovascularized implantable cell homing encapsulation platform with tunable local immunosuppressant delivery for allogeneic cell transplantation
Paez-Mayorga, J, Capuani, S, Hernandez, N, Farina, M, Chua, YX, Blanchard, R, Sizovs, A, Liu, HC, Fraga, DW, Niles, JA, Salazar, HF, Corradetti, B, Sikora, AG, Kloc, M, Li, XC, Gaber, AO, Nichols, J & Grattoni, A 2020, , Biomaterials, vol. 257, 120232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2020.120232

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

Unexplained Methemoglobinemia in Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Case Report
Faisal, H, Bloom, A & Gaber, AO 2020, , A&A practice, vol. 14, no. 9, pp. e01287. https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001287

Novel Silicon Titanium Diboride Micropatterned Substrates for Cellular Patterning
Friguglietti, J, Das, S, Le, P, Fraga, D, Quintela, M, Gazze, SA, McPhail, D, Gu, J, Sabek, O, Gaber, AO, Francis, LW, Zagozdzon-Wosik, W & Merchant, FA 2020, , Biomaterials, vol. 244, 119927. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2020.119927


Serum C-peptide and osteocalcin levels in children with recently diagnosed diabetes
Sabek, OM, Redondo, MJ, Nguyen, DT, Beamish, CA, Fraga, DW, Hampe, CS, Mulukutla, SN, Graviss, EA & Gaber, AO 2020, Endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. e00104. https://doi.org/10.1002/edm2.104

Outcomes of Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma beyond the University of California San Francisco Criteria: A Single-center Experience
Victor, III, DW, Monsour, HP, Boktour, M, Lunsford, K, Balogh, J, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, McFadden, RS, Divatia, MK, Heyne, K, Ankoma-Sey, V, Egwim, C, Galati, J, Duchini, A, Saharia, A, Mobley, CM, Gaber, AO & Ghobrial, RM 2020, Transplantation, pp. 113-121. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002835


Outcomes of Kidney Transplantation using Deceased Donors with History of Diabetes
Khan, FN, Truong, LD, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Bhatti, MI, Frost, AE, Gaber, AO & Suki, WN 2019, , Clinical Transplantation, pp. e13775. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13775

Successful Kidney Transplantation Is Associated With Weight Gain From Truncal Obesity and Insulin Resistance
Workeneh, B, Moore, LW, Nolte Fong, JV, Shypailo, R, Gaber, AO & Mitch, WE 2019, , Journal of Renal Nutrition, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 548-555. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jrn.2019.01.009


Kidney donors with diabetes: Renal biopsy findings at time of transplantation and their significance
Truong, L, Suki, WN, Gaber, LW, Gaber, AO & Khan, F 2019, Transplantation Direct, vol. 5, no. 7, e465. https://doi.org/10.1097/TXD.0000000000000903

Weight Gain after Simultaneous Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Knight, RJ, Islam, AK, Pham, C, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Moore, LW, Kagan, A, Sadhu, AR, Podder, H & Gaber, AO 2019, , Transplantation. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002862

Corrections to: Checkpoint inhibitor therapy for cancer in solid organ transplantation recipients: An institutional experience and a systematic review of the literature (Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (2019) 7:106 DOI: 10.1186/s40425-019-0585-1)
Abdel-Wahab, N, Safa, H, Abudayyeh, A, Johnson, DH, Trinh, VA, Zobniw, CM, Lin, H, Wong, MK, Abdelrahim, M, Gaber, AO, Suarez-Almazor, ME & Diab, A 2019, Journal for immunotherapy of cancer, vol. 7, no. 1, 158. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40425-019-0639-4

The Houston Methodist Lung Transplant Risk Model: A Validated Tool for Pretransplant Risk Assessment
Houston Methodist Lung Outcomes Group 2019, , The Annals of thoracic surgery, vol. 108, no. 4, pp. 1094-1100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.108

Checkpoint inhibitor therapy for cancer in solid organ transplantation recipients: An institutional experience and a systematic review of the literature
Abdel-Wahab, N, Safa, H, Abudayyeh, A, Johnson, DH, Trinh, VA, Zobniw, CM, Lin, H, Wong, MK, Abdelrahim, M, Gaber, AO, Suarez-Almazor, ME & Diab, A 2019, , Journal for immunotherapy of cancer, vol. 7, no. 1, 106. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40425-019-0585-1

Ciprofloxacin for BK viremia prophylaxis in kidney transplant recipients: Results of a prospective, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
Patel, SJ, Knight, RJ, Kuten, SA, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Moore, LW, Musick, WL & Gaber, AO 2019, , American Journal of Transplantation. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15328


The importance of drug safety and tolerability in the development of new immunosuppressive therapy for transplant recipients: The Transplant Therapeutics Consortium's position statement
Stegall, MD, Troy Somerville, K, Everly, MJ, Mannon, RB, Gaber, AO, First, MR, Agashivala, N, Perez, V, Newell, KA, Morris, RE, Sudan, D, Romero, K, Eremenco, S, Mattera, M, Spear, N, Porter, AC & ODoherty, I 2019, , American Journal of Transplantation, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 625-632. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15214


Languages

  • English
  • Arabic