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.
Thomas Pshak, MD
Medical School: University of Colorado
Residency: University of Colorado
Dr. Pshak obtained his Bachelor of Science degrees from Illinois State University in both Mathematics and Economics. He worked as a business consultant in the years prior to attending medical school at the University of Colorado.
He completed his two years of general surgery and four years of urologic training at the University of Colorado. During that time he co-authored seven peer-reviewed publications, presented at numerous regional and national conferences, and was an invited guest speaker at the Perspectives in Urology National meeting in 2012. He was also the winner of the National Chief Resident debate at the American Urological Association national meeting in 2015, as well as Surgical Intern of the year, ARCS scholar, and Gold Humanism award recipient.
Following the two-year solid organ transplant fellowship the University of Colorado, he plans to pursue a career in academics focusing on complex renal surgery, ischemia research, solid organ transplantation, and urologic issues following renal transplantation.
Megan Adams, MD
Medical School: Wayne State University, Detroit
Residency: General Surgery, University of Colorado
Fellowship: Abdominal Transplant, University of Colorado
Megan Adams completed a Bachelor of Arts at University of Michigan in 2006 with a degree in Biology. She then went on to medical school at Wayne State University, graduating in 2010 with her doctorate of medicine degree. She subsequently came to the University of Colorado to pursue training in general surgery.
Dr. Adams graduated from residency in 2015. She is currently an abdominal transplant fellow at the University of Colorado.