R. M. Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS

  • Houston Methodist liver transplant surgeon
  • Sherrie and Alan Conover Chair for Excellence in Liver Transplantation, Houston Methodist Hospital Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation
  • Professor of surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

R. M. Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS

Areas of Expertise

  • Biliary disease
  • Hepatology
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver surgery
  • Liver transplant
  • Liver/biliary diseases
  • Transplant surgery

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Surgery
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Cairo University School of Medicine-Cairo, Egypt | 1980
RESIDENCY
University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
INTERNSHIP
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
FELLOWSHIP
Liver Transplant Uni. of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) 96-98

Publications

Transplant oncology: An evolving field in cancer care
Abdelrahim, M, Esmail, A, Abudayyeh, A, Murakami, N, Saharia, A, McMillan, R, Victor, D, Kodali, S, Shetty, A, Fong, JVN, Moore, LW, Heyne, K, Gaber, AO & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , Cancers, vol. 13, no. 19, 4911. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers13194911

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

Kidney Transplant Recipients Rarely Show an Early Antibody Response Following the First COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Yi, SG, Knight, RJ, Graviss, EA, Moore, LW, Nguyen, DT, Ghobrial, RM, Gaber, AO & Huang, HJ 2021, , Transplantation, vol. 105, no. 7, pp. e72-e73. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003764

Management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
Kodali, S, Shetty, A, Shekhar, S, Victor, DW & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , Journal of Clinical Medicine, vol. 10, no. 11, 2368. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10112368

An imageomics and multi-network based deep learning model for risk assessment of liver transplantation for hepatocellular cancer
He, T, Fong, JN, Moore, LW, Ezeana, CF, Victor, D, Divatia, M, Vasquez, M, Ghobrial, RM & Wong, STC 2021, , Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, vol. 89, 101894. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compmedimag.2021.101894

New insights into cellular functions of nuclear actin
Kloc, M, Chanana, P, Vaughn, N, Uosef, A, Kubiak, JZ & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , Biology, vol. 10, no. 4, 304. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10040304


Effects of vitamin D on macrophages and myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) hyperinflammatory response in the lungs of COVID-19 patients
Kloc, M, Ghobrial, RM, Lipinska-Opalka, A, Wawrzyniak, A, Zdanowski, R, Kalicki, B & Kubiak, JZ 2021, , Cellular Immunology, vol. 360, 104259, pp. 104259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cellimm.2020.104259

RhoA-and actin-dependent functions of macrophages from the rodent cardiac transplantation model perspective-timing is the essence
Kloc, M, Uosef, A, Villagran, M, Zdanowski, R, Kubiak, JZ, Wosik, J & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , Biology, vol. 10, no. 2, 70, pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10020070

Role of macrophages and rhoa pathway in atherosclerosis
Kloc, M, Uosef, A, Kubiak, JZ & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , International journal of molecular sciences, vol. 22, no. 1, 216, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22010216

New Breakthroughs for Liver Transplantation of Cholangiocarcinoma
McMillan, RR, Saharia, A, Abdelrahim, M & Ghobrial, RM 2021, , Current Transplantation Reports, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 21-27. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40472-021-00313-6

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

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

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, e14304. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14304

Patterns of Alcohol Use After Early Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Hepatitis
Lee, BP, Im, GY, Rice, JP, Lazar, A, Weinberg, E, Han, H, Maddur, H, Ghobrial, RM, Therapondos, G, Hsu, C, Fix, OK, Eswaran, S, Shetty, K, Chhatwal, J, Dalgic, OO, Jakhete, N, Mobley, C, Victor, DW, Mehta, N, Dinges, L, Rinella, M, Schiano, TD, Lucey, MR & Terrault, N 2020, , Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2020.11.024

Macrophage proinflammatory responses to microorganisms and transplanted organs
Kloc, M, Uosef, A, Kubiak, JZ & Ghobrial, RM 2020, , International journal of molecular sciences, vol. 21, no. 24, 9669, pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21249669

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

Liver Transplantation Outcomes in a U.S. Multicenter Cohort of 789 Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Presenting Beyond Milan Criteria
Kardashian, A, Florman, SS, Haydel, B, Ruiz, RM, Klintmalm, GB, Lee, DD, Taner, CB, Aucejo, F, Tevar, AD, Humar, A, Verna, EC, Halazun, KJ, Chapman, WC, Vachharajani, N, Hoteit, M, Levine, MH, Nguyen, MH, Melcher, ML, Langnas, AN, Carney, CA, Mobley, C, Ghobrial, M, Amundsen, B, Markmann, JF, Sudan, DL, Jones, CM, Berumen, J, Hemming, AW, Hong, JC, Kim, J, Zimmerman, MA, Nydam, TL, Rana, A, Kueht, ML, Fishbein, TM, Markovic, D, Busuttil, RW & Agopian, VG 2020, , Hepatology, vol. 72, no. 6, pp. 2014-2028. https://doi.org/10.1002/hep.31210

The multiple sclerosis (MS) drugs as a potential treatment of ARDS in COVID-19 patients
Kloc, M & Ghobrial, RM 2020, , Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, vol. 45, 102437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msard.2020.102437

Languages

  • English