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Department of Internal Medicine

Digestive Diseases

Photo of  Kamran Safdar, MD

Kamran Safdar, MD

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interest

Gastroenterology

Specialties

Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine
Transplant Hepatology

Education/Credentials
  • Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Fellowship: University of Miami
  • Fellowship: University of Miami
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Minnesota
Contact Information

Peer Reviewed Publications

Anwar, Nadeem; Kaiser, Tiffany E; Bari, Khurram; Schoech, Michael; Diwan, Tayyab S; Cuffy, Madison C; Silski, Latifa; Quillin, Ralph C; Safdar, Kamran; Shah, Shimul A 2020. Use of Hepatitis C NAT Positive Liver Allografts in Hepatitis C Virus Seronegative Recipients. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, ,

Aloreidi, Khalil; Safdar, Kamran 2019. The Forgotten Cause of Gastroparesis: Liver Cirrhosis. South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association, 72 2, 58-59

Cortez, Alexander R; Morris, Mackenzie C; Brown, Nicholas G; Winer, Leah K; Safdar, Kamran; Poreddy, Sampath; Shah, Shimul A; Quillin, R Cutler 2019. Is Surgery Necessary? Endoscopic Management of Post-transplant Biliary Complications in the Modern Era. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ,

Lee, Tiffany C; Kaiser, Tiffany E; Luckett, Keith; Wima, Koffi; Winer, Leah K; Morris, Mackenzie C; Kassam, Al-Faraaz; Safdar, Kamran; Bari, Khurram; Anwar, Nadeem; Quillin, R Cutler; Shah, Shimul A 2019. Use, Safety, and Effectiveness of Viremic Hepatitis B Virus Donor Livers: A Potential Opportunity to Expand the Donor Pool. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 25 10, 1581-1584

Luckett, Keith; Kaiser, Tiffany E; Bari, Khurram; Safdar, Kamran; Schoech, Michael R; Apewokin, Senu; Diwan, Tayyab S; Cuffy, Madison C; Anwar, Nadeem; Shah, Shimul A 2019. Use of Hepatitis C Virus Antibody-Positive Donor Livers in Hepatitis C Nonviremic Liver Transplant Recipients. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 228 4, 560-567

Truong, Vien; Mazur, Wojciech; Magier, Adam; Broderick, John; Safdar, Komal; Volz, Brian; Bartone, Cheryl; Kereiakes, Dean J; Chung, Eugene S 2019. Changes in mechanical dyssynchrony in severe aortic stenosis patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), 36 2, 243-248

Bari, Khurram; Luckett, Keith; Kaiser, Tiffany; Diwan, Tayyab; Cuffy, Madison; Schoech, Michael; Safdar, Kamran; Blackard, Jason T; Apewokin, Senu; Paterno, Flavio; Sherman, Kenneth E; Zucker, Stephen D; Anwar, Nadeem; Shah, Shimul A 2017. Hepatitis C Transmission from Seropositive, Non-Viremic Donors to Non-Hepatitis C Liver Transplant Recipients. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), ,

Truong, Vien T; Safdar, Komal S; Kalra, Dinesh K; Gao, Xuexin; Ambach, Stephanie; Taylor, Michael D; Moore, Ryan; Taylor, Robin J; Germann, Joshua; Toro-Salazar, Olga; Jefferies, John L; Bartone, Cheryl; Raman, Subha V; Ngo, Tam; Mazur, Wojciech 2017. Cardiac magnetic resonance tissue tracking in right ventricle: Feasibility and normal values. Magnetic resonance imaging, 38 , 189-195

Ahmed, K; Atiq, M; Richer, E; Neff, G; Kemmer, N; Safdar, K 2008. Careful observation of hepatic portal venous gas following esophageal variceal band ligation. Endoscopy, 40 Suppl 2 , E103

Atiq, Muslim; Budhani, Irfan; Snyder, Richard; Safdar, Kamran; Khan, Adeel; Chauhan, Shailendra 2008. Pancreatic hydrocele: an unusual manifestation of severe acute pancreatitis. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 68 2, 393-5

Atiq, Muslim; Holt, Andrew F; Safdar, Kamran; Weber, Frederick; Ravinuthala, Ravi; Jonas, Mark E; Neff, Guy W 2008. Adult onset urea cycle disorder in a patient with presumed hepatic encephalopathy. Journal of clinical gastroenterology, 42 2, 213-4

Kemmer, Nyingi; Safdar, Kamran; Kaiser, Tiffany E; Zacharias, Victoria; Neff, Guy W 2008. Liver transplantation trends for older recipients: regional and ethnic variations. Transplantation, 86 1, 104-7

Kemmer, Nyingi; Safdar, Kamran; Kaiser, Tiffany; Zacharias, Victoria; Neff, Guy W 2008. Impact of geographic location on access to liver transplantation among ethnic minorities. Transplantation, 85 2, 166-70

Ahmed, K; Safdar, K; Kemmer, N; Atiq, M; Wang, J; Neff, G W 2007. Intestinal schistosomiasis following orthotopic liver transplantation: a case report. Transplantation proceedings, 39 10, 3502-4

Neff, G W; Kemmer, N; Kaiser, T; Zacharias, V; Majoras, N; Safdar, K 2007. Outcomes in adult and pediatric liver transplantation among various ethnic groups. Transplantation proceedings, 39 10, 3204-6

Neff, G W; delaGarza, J; Shire, N; Nishida, S; O'Brien, C B; Safdar, K; Madariaga, J; Schiff, E; Ruiz, P 2004. The long-term effects of immune suppression on liver transplant recipients with recurrent hepatitis C viral infection. Transplantation proceedings, 36 10, 3065-7

Neff, G W; O'Brien, C B; Shire, N J; DeManno, A; Kahn, S; Rideman, E; Safdar, K; Madariaga, J; Rudich, S R 2004. Topical testosterone treatment for chronic allograft failure in liver transplant recipients with recurrent hepatitis C virus. Transplantation proceedings, 36 10, 3071-4

Neff, Guy W; Nery, Jose; Lau, Daryl Ty; O'Brien, Christopher B; Duncan, Robert; Shire, Norah J; Ruiz, Phillip; Nery, Caio; Montalbano, Marzia; Muslu, Halim; Safdar, Kamran; Schiff, Eugene R; Tzakis, Andreas G; Madariaga, Juan R 2004. Tenofovir therapy for lamivudine resistance following liver transplantation. The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 38 12, 1999-2004

Neff, Guy W; O'Brien, Christopher B; Nery, Jose; Shire, Norah J; Nishida, Seigo; delaGarza, Julia; Montalbano, Marzia; Safdar, Kamran; Ruiz, Phillip; Rideman, Eric; Gascon, Jose A; Tzakis, Andreas G; Madariaga, Juan; Rudich, Steven M 2004. Factors that identify survival after liver retransplantation for allograft failure caused by recurrent hepatitis C infection. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 10 12, 1497-503

Neff, Guy W; O'brien, Christopher B; Nery, Jose; Shire, Norah; Montalbano, Marzia; Ruiz, Phillip; Nery, Ciao; Safdar, Kamran; De Medina, Maria; Tzakis, Andreas G; Schiff, Eugene R; Madariaga, Juan 2004. Outcomes in liver transplant recipients with hepatitis B virus: resistance and recurrence patterns from a large transplant center over the last decade. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 10 11, 1372-8