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Latifa S. Sage Silski, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University (Fellowship Inst.Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University Columbus, OH 2018 Transplant Surgery/Laparoscopic hand assisted donor nephrectomies/ Deceased and living donor kidney transplantation/Simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplantion/Liver transplantation/Deceased donor organ recovery )
  • Residency: Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University (General Surgery)
  • Medical Degree: Univesity of Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree: Case Western Reserve University (Chemistry and Dance)
  • Associate's Degree: Cuyahoga Community College
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 2017-11-14)



Contact Information

Clinical Interests

General Surgery

Transplant Surgery

Vascular Surgery

Abdominal Hernia

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Acute Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)

Biliary Tract Liver Disease



Groin Hernias

Kidney Disease

Liver disease

Liver Failure

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

Renal Artery Obstruction

Renal Artery Stenosis

Renal Cancer

Renal Cell Carcinoma

Peer Reviewed Publications

Beal, Eliza W; Sigmond, Benjamin R; Sage-Silski, Latifa; Lahey, Samantha; Nguyen, Victor; Bahner, David P 2017. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in General Surgery Residency Training: A Proposal for Milestones in Graduate Medical Education Ultrasound. Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, 36 12, 2577-2584

Silski, L S; Henry, M L; Rajab, A; Pelletier, R P 2017. Case Report: Treatment of Renal Artery Aneurysms by Ex Vivo Renal Artery Aneurysm Repair and Transplantation. Transplantation proceedings, 49 10, 2374-2377

Beal, Eliza W; Bennett, Shaylyn; Silski, Latifa Sage; Whitson, Bryan; Henry, Mitchell; Black, Sylvester 2015. Rituximab, Dexamethasone, Cytarabine, and Cisplatin as Effective Platinum-Based Salvage Chemotherapy for Periportal Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder After an Orthotopic Liver Transplant. Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation, 13 5, 475-8

Teman, Nicholas R; Silski, Latifa; Zhao, Lili; Kober, Maggie; Urba, Susan C; Orringer, Mark B; Chang, Andrew C; Lin, Jules; Reddy, Rishindra M 2012. Thromboembolic events before esophagectomy for esophageal cancer do not result in worse outcomes. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 94 4, 1118-24; discussion

Choi, Yongsoo; Oldenburg, F Parke; Sage, Latifa; Johnstone, Brian; Yoo, Jung U 2007. A bridging demineralized bone implant facilitates posterolateral lumbar fusion in New Zealand white rabbits. Spine, 32 1, 36-41

Lee T.C.;Cortez A.R.;Kassam A.F.;Morris M.C.;Winer L.K.;Silski L.S.;Quillin R.C.;Cuffy M.C.;Jones C.R.;Diwan T.S.;Shah S.A. 01-01-2019. Outcomes of en bloc simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation compared to the traditional technique American Journal of Transplantation, ,