Muhammad Arsalan Khan, MD
Medical School: University of Karachi, Pakistan
Residency: Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
Dr. Khan graduated from Baqai Medical College of the University of Karachi in Karachi, Pakistan. He then proceeded with an internship at Aga Khan Medical College in Karachi and later completed his residency in General Surgery at Liaquat National Hospital in Karachi. He then became Senior Registrar/Instructor in General Surgery at the same institution. Later he joined Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation as Assistant Professor and played a pivotal role in establishing Department of Hepatobiliary and GI Surgery in the institution. This department is distinctive for offering specialist HPB surgical services in this city of 20 million people.
With the aim of establishing organ transplantation at his institution, he joined the kidney and pancreas transplant fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in North Carolina in 2014. He intends to complete his liver-transplant fellowship at the University of Colorado.
He has co-authored several peer-reviewed publications and presented at numerous regional and national conferences, including the American Transplant Congress and the IHPBA meeting in Seoul, Korea. He has co-authored a book chapter on Operative Technique of Pancreas Transplantation Surgery.
Following the completion of his fellowship, Dr. Khan intends to return to his home country and establish a liver transplantation program while pursuing academic engagement in improving safety of living donor liver surgery, deceased donor liver regeneration/repair, and tolerance induction among transplant recipients.
Amir Dagan, MD
Medical school: The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
Residency: General surgery, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; General surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY
Fellowship: Hepato-pancreato-biliary, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Dr. Dagan attended the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Israel, and graduated in 2006. He went on to complete a general surgery residency in Jerusalem and in Mount Sinai, NY.
Dr. Dagan is an Israeli board certified surgeon since 2013. After graduation he went on to pursue further training in surgery of the pancreas and the liver, and is practicing in these fields.