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Tayyab Diwan, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Director of Transplant Fellowship Program

Clinical Interest

Transplant Surgery


General Surgery

  • Bachelor's Degree: Case Western Reserve University
  • Medical Degree: Case Western Reserve University
  • General Surgery Residency: Maricopa Medical Center
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship: Legacy Health Systems - Portland
  • Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship: Mayo Clinic
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Surgery 11/16/2009
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • Room 1555
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-3892
  • Email
  • UC Institute Member Seal

Peer Reviewed Publications

Kim, Young; Chang, Alex L; Wima, Koffi; Ertel, Audrey E; Diwan, Tayyab S; Abbott, Daniel E; Shah, Shimul A 2016. The impact of morbid obesity on resource utilization after renal transplantation. Surgery, 160 6, 1544-1550

Paterno, Flavio; Wima, Koffi; Hoehn, Richard S; Cuffy, Madison C; Diwan, Tayyab S; Woodle, Steve E; Abbott, Daniel E; Shah, Shimul A 2016. Use of Elderly Allografts in Liver Transplantation. Transplantation, 100 1, 153-8

Tremblay, Simon; Kaiser, Tiffany E; Alloway, Rita R; Woodle, E Steve; Diwan, Tayyab S 2016. Absence of the Effect of Pretransplant Body Mass Index on Post Kidney Transplant Outcomes. Progress in transplantation (Aliso Viejo, Calif.), 26 2, 183-90

Freeman, C M; Woodle, E S; Shi, J; Alexander, J W; Leggett, P L; Shah, S A; Paterno, F; Cuffy, M C; Govil, A; Mogilishetty, G; Alloway, R R; Hanseman, D; Cardi, M; Diwan, T S 2015. Addressing morbid obesity as a barrier to renal transplantation with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 15 5, 1360-8

Singhal, Ashish; Wilson, Gregory C; Wima, Koffi; Quillin, R Cutler; Cuffy, Madison; Anwar, Nadeem; Kaiser, Tiffany E; Paterno, Flavio; Diwan, Tayyab S; Woodle, E Steve; Abbott, Daniel E; Shah, Shimul A 2015. Impact of recipient morbid obesity on outcomes after liver transplantation. Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation, 28 2, 148-55

Sutton, Jeffrey M; Nussbaum, Michael S; Vu, Doan; Diwan, Tayyab S; Starnes, Sandra L; Shah, Shimul A 2015. Splenopneumopexy: decompression of portal hypertension in the setting of portal venous occlusive disease. Digestive diseases and sciences, 60 4, 1101-5

Paterno, Flavio; Wilson, Gregory C; Wima, Koffi; Quillin, Ralph C; Abbott, Daniel E; Cuffy, Madison C; Diwan, Tayyab S; Kaiser, Tiffany; Woodle, E Steve; Shah, Shimul A 2014. Hospital utilization and consequences of readmissions after liver transplantation. Surgery, 156 4, 871-8

Quillin, R Cutler; Wilson, Gregory C; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Hanseman, Dennis J; Paterno, Flavio; Cuffy, Madison C; Paquette, Ian M; Diwan, Tayyab S; Woodle, E Steve; Abbott, Daniel E; Shah, Shimul A 2014. Increasing prevalence of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis as an indication for liver transplantation. Surgery, 156 4, 1049-56

Chauhan, Ashutosh; Diwan, Tayyab S; Franco Palacios, Carlos R; Dean, Patrick G; Heimbach, Julie K; Chow, George K; Prieto, Mikel; Cosio, Fernando G; Taler, Sandra J; Textor, Stephen C; Kudva, Yogish C; Cornell, Lynn D; Stegall, Mark D 2013. Using Implantation Biopsies as a Surrogate to Evaluate Selection Criteria for Living Kidney Donors. Transplantation, ,

Kennedy, Timothy J; Cassera, Maria A; Khajanchee, Yashodhan S; Diwan, Tayyab S; Hammill, Chet W; Hansen, Paul D 2013. Laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation for the management of colorectal liver metastases: 10-year experience. Journal of surgical oncology, 107 4, 324-8

Diwan, Tayyab S; Raghavaiah, Suresh; Burns, Justin M; Kremers, Walter K; Gloor, James M; Stegall, Mark D 2011. The impact of proteasome inhibition on alloantibody-producing plasma cells in vivo. Transplantation, 91 5, 536-41

Diwan, Tayyab S; Martinec, Danny V; Ujiki, Michael B; Dunst, Christy M; Swanström, Lee L 2010. Video: a simplified technique for placement of biologic mesh in paraesophageal hernia repair (PEH). Surgical endoscopy, 24 1, 221-2

Ujiki, Michael B; Adler, Adam; Swanstrom, Lee L; Diwan, Tayyab S; Hansen, Paul D 2010. Emergent pancreaticoduodenectomy for Dieulafoy lesion of the duodenum. The American surgeon, 76 6, 656-7

Ujiki, Michael B; Martinec, Danny V; Diwan, Tayyab S; Denk, Peter M; Dunst, Christy M; Swanström, Lee L 2010. Video: natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES): creation of a gastric valve for safe and effective transgastric surgery in humans. Surgical endoscopy, 24 1, 220

Diwan, T S; Ujiki, M B; Dunst, C M; Swanström, L L 2008. Biomesh placement in laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernias. Surgical innovation, 15 3, 184-7