Department of Surgery

Samer T. Tohme, MD

  • John J. Fung/Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Assistant Professor in Transplant Surgery

Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, UPMC
  • Fellowship, Complex General Surgical Oncology, UPMC
  • Postdoctoral research fellowship, University of Pittsburgh
  • Clinical Research Certificate, University of Pittsburgh
  • General Surgery Residency, UPMC
  • Postdoctoral research fellowship, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital
  • MD, American University of Beirut School of Medicine
  • BS, American University of Beirut

Representative Publications

Dr. Tohme's publications can be reviewed through PubMed and NCBI.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

Research Interests

  • Liver ischemia-reperfusion, surgical stress, and metastatic progression
  • Neutrophil extracellular traps and role in the cancer microenvironment (T cell function)
  • Mitochondrial function and metabolic reprogramming in cancer cells
  • Exercise and cancer metastases
  • Disparities and access to care in hepatobiliary surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical outcomes in Surgical Oncology 
  • Clinical outcomes in Hepatobiliary Surgery

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