Tayyab Diwan

Tayyab S Diwan

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Director of Transplant Fellowship Program

Medical Sciences Building

COM Surgery Transplant - 0558

Medical Sciences Building
Room 1555
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267


Bachelor's Degree, Case Western Reserve University 1997 (Psychology)

Medical Degree, Case Western Reserve University 2001

General Surgery Residency, Maricopa Medical Center 2007

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, Legacy Health Systems - Portland 2008

Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Clinic 2011

Research and Practice Interests

Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Pancreatic Transplant, Hepatobiliary Surgery

UC Health Clinical Focus

Transplant Surgery

UC Health Specialities



American Board of Surgery



Peer Reviewed Publications

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kassam A.F.;Cortez A.R.;Diwan T.S.;Bailey A.;Mirza A.;Sussman J.J.;Makley A.T.;Quillin R.C. (03-01-2020. )Return to the Real World: A Novel Program to Improve Resident Readiness for the Transplant Surgery R.Journal of Surgical Education, ,77 (2 ),242-245

Kassam A.;Mirza A.;Kim Y.;Hanseman D.;Woodle E.;Quillin R.;Johnson B.;Govil A.;Cardi M.;Schauer D.;Smith E.;Diwan T. (02-01-2020. )Long-term outcomes in patients with obesity and renal disease after sleeve gastrectomy.American Journal of Transplantation, ,20 (2 ),422-429

Rice T.C.;Kassam A.F.;Lewis H.V.;Hobeika M.;Cuffy M.C.;Ratner L.E.;Diwan T.S. (01-01-2020. )Changing Education Paradigms: Training Transplant Fellows for High Stake Procedures.Journal of Surgical Education, ,

Kim Y.;Bailey A.;Morris M.;Kassam A.;Shah S.;Diwan T. (01-01-2020. )Kidney transplantation after sleeve gastrectomy in the morbidly obese candidate: results of a 2-year.Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, ,16 (1 ),10-14

Kassam A.F.;Taylor M.E.;Morris M.C.;Watkins B.M.;Thompson J.R.;Schauer D.P.;Smith E.P.;Diwan T.S. (01-01-2020. )The impact of sleeve gastrectomy on renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease varies wi.Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, ,

Diwan T.S.;Lee T.C.;Nagai S.;Benedetti E.;Posselt A.;Bumgardner G.;Noria S.;Whitson B.A.;Ratner L.;Mason D.;Friedman J.;Woodside K.J.;Heimbach J. (01-01-2020. )Obesity, transplantation, and bariatric surgery: An evolving solution for a growing epidemic.American Journal of Transplantation, ,

Morris M.;Jung A.;Kim Y.;Lee T.;Kaiser T.;Thompson J.;Bari K.;Shah S.;Cohen R.;Schauer D.;Smith E.;Diwan T. (11-01-2019. )Delayed Sleeve Gastrectomy Following Liver Transplantation: A 5-Year Experience.Liver Transplantation, ,25 (11 ),1673-1681

Nguyen M.;Carpenter D.;Tadros J.;Mathur A.;Sandoval P.;Woodle E.;Diwan T.;Ratner L. (07-01-2019. )Bariatric surgery prior to living donor nephrectomy: a solution to expand the living donor kidney po.Transplant International, ,32 (7 ),702-709

Dao A.;Cuffy M.;Kaiser T.E.;Loethen A.;Cafardi J.;Luckett K.;Rike A.H.;Cardi M.;Alloway R.R.;Govil A.;Diwan T.;Sherman K.E.;Shah S.A.;Woodle E.S. (07-01-2019. )Use of HCV Ab+/NAT? donors in HCV naïve renal transplant recipients to expand the kidney donor pool.Clinical Transplantation, ,33 (7 ),

Luckett K.;Kaiser T.E.;Bari K.;Safdar K.;Schoech M.R.;Apewokin S.;Diwan T.S.;Cuffy M.C.;Anwar N.;Shah S.A. (04-01-2019. )Use of Hepatitis C Virus Antibody-Positive Donor Livers in Hepatitis C Nonviremic Liver Transplant R.Journal of the American College of Surgeons, ,228 (4 ),560-567

Cortez A.R.;Winer L.K.;Katsaros G.D.;Kassam A.F.;Shah S.A.;Diwan T.S.;Cutler Quillin R. (01-01-2019. )Resident Operative Experience in Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery: Exposing the Divide.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, ,

Paterno F.;Guarrera J.;Wima K.;Diwan T.;Cuffy M.;Anwar N.;Woodle E.;Shah S. (01-01-2019. )Clinical Implications of Donor Warm and Cold Ischemia Time in Donor After Circulatory Death Liver Tr.Liver Transplantation, ,25 (9 ),1342-1352

Lee T.C.;Cortez A.R.;Kassam A.F.;Morris M.C.;Winer L.K.;Silski L.S.;Quillin R.C.;Cuffy M.C.;Jones C.R.;Diwan T.S.;Shah S.A. (01-01-2019. )Outcomes of en bloc simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation compared to the traditional technique.American Journal of Transplantation, ,

Diwan T.;Rice T.;Heimbach J.;Schauer D. (09-01-2018. )Liver Transplantation and Bariatric Surgery: Timing and Outcomes.Liver Transplantation, ,24 (9 ),1280-1287

Bari K.;Luckett K.;Kaiser T.;Diwan T.;Cuffy M.;Schoech M.R.;Safdar K.;Blackard J.T.;Apewokin S.;Paterno F.;Sherman K.E.;Zucker S.D.;Anwar N.;Shah S.A. (05-01-2018. )Hepatitis C transmission from seropositive, nonviremic donors to non–hepatitis C liver transplant re.Hepatology, ,67 (5 ),1673-1682

Dhar V.;Wima K.;Kim Y.;Hoehn R.;Jung A.;Ertel A.;Diwan T.;Paterno F.;Shah S. (03-01-2018. )Cost of achieving equivalent outcomes in sicker patients after liver transplant.HPB, ,20 (3 ),268-276

Kim Y.;Jung A.;Dhar V.;Tadros J.;Schauer D.;Smith E.;Hanseman D.;Cuffy M.;Alloway R.;Shields A.;Shah S.;Woodle E.;Diwan T. (02-01-2018. )Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy improves renal transplant candidacy and posttransplant outcomes in m.American Journal of Transplantation, ,18 (2 ),410-416

Kim Y.;Shi J.;Freeman C.;Jung A.;Dhar V.;Shah S.;Woodle E.;Diwan T. (08-01-2017. )Addressing the challenges of sleeve gastrectomy in end-stage renal disease: Analysis of 100 consecut.Surgery (United States), ,162 (2 ),358-365

Bertaux-Skeirik N.;Wunderlich M.;Teal E.;Chakrabarti J.;Biesiada J.;Mahe M.;Sundaram N.;Gabre J.;Hawkins J.;Jian G.;Engevik A.;Yang L.;Wang J.;Goldenring J.;Qualls J.;Medvedovic M.;Helmrath M.;Diwan T.;Mulloy J.;Zavros Y. (08-01-2017. )CD44 variant isoform 9 emerges in response to injury and contributes to the regeneration of the gast.Journal of Pathology, ,242 (4 ),463-475

Kim Y.;Dhar V.;Wima K.;Jung A.;Xia B.;Hoehn R.;Diwan T.;Shah S. (06-01-2017. )The center volume–outcome effect in pancreas transplantation: a national analysis.Journal of Surgical Research, ,213 ,25-31

Diwan T.;Lichvar A.;Leino A.;Vinks A.;Christians U.;Shields A.;Cardi M.;Fukuda T.;Mizuno T.;Kaiser T.;Woodle E.;Alloway R. (06-01-2017. )Pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetic analysis of immunosuppressive agents after laparoscopic sleeve g.Clinical Transplantation, ,31 (6 ),

Diwan T.; Reznichenko A.; Rice T.; Shah S. (01-01-2017. )Laparoscopic repair of delayed incarcerated diaphragmatic hernia in an adult liver transplant recipi.Surgery (United States), ,

Chang A.;Cortez A.;Bondoc A.;Schauer D.;Fitch A.;Shah S.;Woodle S.;Diwan T. (10-01-2016. )Metabolic syndrome in liver transplantation: A preoperative and postoperative concern.Surgery (United States), ,160 (4 ),1111-1117

Krisl J.C.;Alloway R.R.;Shield A.R.;Govil A.;Mogilishetty G.;Cardi M.;Diwan T.;Jawdeh B.G.A.;Girnita A.;Witte D.;Steve Woodle E. (01-01-2015. )Acute rejection clinically defined phenotypes correlate with long-term renal allograft survival.Transplantation, ,99 (10 ),2167-2173

Diwan T.;Burns J. (10-17-2013. )Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy .Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery: Fourth Edition, ,622-628

Stegall M.;Diwan T.;Raghavaiah S.;Cornell L.;Burns J.;Dean P. (01-01-2013. )Erratum: Terminal complement inhibition decreases antibody-mediated rejection in sensitized renal tr.American Journal of Transplantation, ,13 (1 ),241

Stegall M.;Diwan T.;Raghavaiah S.;Cornell L.;Burns J.;Dean P.;Cosio F.;Gandhi M.;Kremers W.;Gloor J. (01-01-2011. )Terminal complement inhibition decreases antibody-mediated rejection in sensitized renal transplant .American Journal of Transplantation, ,11 (11 ),2405-2413

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
Room 1555
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-3892