Organ Transplantation

Dr Taqi Toufeeq Khan is a US trained transplant surgeon, he completed a 2 year ASTS accredited multi-organ clinical transplant fellowship from the University of Miami in 1998. He is a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. He worked in liver/kidney and pancreas transplantation at the University of Kentucky in Lexington from 2001 to 2004 and kidney transplantation at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia for 2004 to 2006. In November 2006, he set up a dedicated kidney transplant program at the Riyadh Military Hospital and is doing 100 cases of deceased and living donor transplants annually. He then set up the first kidney transplant program at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi in 2013-2014 and another kidney transplant program in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.

He held the academic rank of Professor of Surgery in University Malaysia Sarawak in 1999. His area of interest is induction protocols in kidney transplantation, desensitization regimens, anti thymocyte globulin and steroid sparing immunosuppression. He has several publications in relevant peer reviewed journals, and also has a book chapter on Transplant renal artery stenosis. He brings with him an extensive experience in pediatric and adult kidney transplantation.      

 

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