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Latifa A. Sage Silski, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Associate's Degree: Cuyahoga Community College
  • Bachelor's Degree: Case Western Reserve University
  • Medical Degree: Univesity of Michigan
  • Residency: Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University
  • Fellowship: Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 20171114)

Clinical Interest

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



Contact Information

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, ,