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Madison Cuffy, MD, MBA

Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Clinical Interest

Transplant Surgery
Vascular Surgery



  • Bachelor's Degree: State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Medical Degree: State University of New York - Upstate Medical University
  • Masters in Business Administration: Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Yale University
  • General Surgery Residency: Yale University - New Haven Hospital
  • Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery Fellowship: New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Surgery 05/03/2011
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • Room 2006
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-3892
  • Email

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 Nucleic Acid Test-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, 26 5, 673-680

Diwan, Tayyab S; Cuffy, Madison C; Linares-Cervantes, Ivan; Govil, Amit 2020. Impact of obesity on dialysis and transplant and its management. Seminars in dialysis, 33 3, 279-285

Graff, Justin T; Cortez, Alexander R; Dhar, Vikrom K; Wakefield, Connor; Cuffy, Madison C; Shah, Shimul A; Goodman, Michael D 2020. Perioperative thrombelastography serves as an important assessment tool of transfusion requirements during liver transplantation. Surgery open science, 2 2, 70-74

Lee, Tiffany C; Dhar, Vikrom K; Cortez, Alexander R; Morris, Mackenzie C; Winer, Leah K; Silski, Latifa Sage; Cuffy, Madison C; Diwan, Tayyab S; Quillin, R Cutler; Shah, Shimul A 2020. Impact of side-to-side cavocavostomy versus traditional piggyback implantation in liver transplantation. Surgery, ,

Lichvar, Alicia B; Tremblay, Simon; Leino, Abbie D; Shields, Adele R; Cardi, Michael A; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Govil, Amit; Kremer, Joseph; Cuffy, Madison; Paterno, Flavio; Diwan, Tayyab; Brailey, Paul; Girnita, Alin; Alloway, Rita R; Woodle, E Steve 2020. Reducing Donor Specific Antibody During Acute Rejection Diminishes Long Term Renal Allograft Loss: Comparison of Early and Late Rejection. Transplantation, ,

Paterno, Flavio; Girnita, Alin; Brailey, Paul; Witte, David; Wang, Jiang; Cuffy, Madison C; Diwan, Tayyab; Tremblay, Simon; Revollo, Jane Y; Alloway, Rita R; Schoech, Michael R; Anwar, Nadim; Shah, Shimul A; Woodle, Steve E 2016. Successful Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation in the Presence of Multiple High-Titered Class I and II Antidonor HLA Antibodies. Transplantation direct, 2 12, e121

Quillin, R Cutler; Wilson, Gregory C; Wima, Koffi; Hanseman, Dennis J; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Shaw, Joshua J; Cuffy, Madison C; Woodle, E Steve; Paquette, Ian; Abbott, Daniel E; Shah, Shimul A 2015. Independent effect of black recipient race on short-term outcomes after liver transplantation. Surgery, 157 4, 774-84

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

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Cuffy, Madison C; Alloway, Rita R; Shields, Adele Rike; Woodle, E Steve 2014. Desensitization in kidney transplantation: review and future perspectives. Clinical transplantation, 28 4, 494-507

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

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

Chung, Insung; Weber, Garret M; Cuffy, Madison C; Vedula, Giridhar; Samstein, Benjamin; Moitra, Vivek K 2013. A 59-year-old woman who is awake yet unresponsive and stuporous after liver transplantation. Chest, 143 4, 1163-5

Cuffy, Madison C; Singh, Mansher; Formica, Richard; Simmons, Evans; Abu Alfa, Ali K; Carlson, Kacie; Girardi, Michael; Cowper, Shawn E; Kulkarni, Sanjay 2011. Renal transplantation for nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: a case report and review of the literature. Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, 26 3, 1099-101

Friedman, Amy L; Lopez-Soler, Reynold I; Cuffy, Madison C; Cronin, David C 2008. Patient access to transplantation with an Internet-identified live kidney donor: a survey of U.S. centers. Transplantation, 85 6, 794-8

Cuffy, Madison C; Silverio, Amanda M; Qin, Lingfeng; Wang, Yinong; Eid, Raymond; Brandacher, Gerald; Lakkis, Fadi G; Fuchs, Dietmar; Pober, Jordan S; Tellides, George 2007. Induction of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase in vascular smooth muscle cells by interferon-gamma contributes to medial immunoprivilege. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 179 8, 5246-54

Cuffy, Madison; Abir, Farshad; Longo, Walter E 2006. Management of less common tumors of the colon, rectum, and anus. Clinical colorectal cancer, 5 5, 327-37

Gavin, Jocelyne; Cuffy, Madison; Abir, Farshad; Longo, Walter E 2006. Benign anorectal disease: an update on diagnosis and management. JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 19 6, 28-33

Burns, William R; Wang, Yinong; Tang, Paul C Y; Ranjbaran, Hooman; Iakimov, Alexander; Kim, Jinah; Cuffy, Madison; Bai, Yalai; Pober, Jordan S; Tellides, George 2005. Recruitment of CXCR3+ and CCR5+ T cells and production of interferon-gamma-inducible chemokines in rejecting human arteries. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 5 6, 1226-36

Cuffy, Madison; Abir, Farshad; Audisio, Riccardo A; Longo, Walter E 2004. Colorectal cancer presenting as surgical emergencies. Surgical oncology, 13 2-3, 149-57

Cuffy M.;Shah S. 07-01-2019. Barriers to Kidney Transplant - The Devil Is in the Details JAMA Surgery, 154 7, 625-626

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,

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

Freeman C.;Woodle E.;Shi J.;Alexander J.;Leggett P.;Shah S.;Paterno F.;Cuffy M.;Govil A.;Mogilishetty G.;Alloway R.;Hanseman D.;Cardi M.;Diwan T. 05-01-2015. Addressing morbid obesity as a barrier to renal transplantation with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy American Journal of Transplantation, 15 5, 1360-1368

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

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

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, ,

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, ,

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

Xia B.;Reznichenko A.;Cuffy M.;Woodle E. 01-01-2019. Treatment of large renal allograft arterial pseudoaneurysm with in situ cold perfusion, ex vivo vasc Journal of Nephropathology, 8 1,

Paterno F.;Wima K.;Hoehn R.;Cuffy M.;Diwan T.;Woodle S.;Abbott D.;Shah S. 01-01-2016. Use of elderly Allografts in liver transplantation Transplantation, 100 1, 153-158

Cuffy M.;Ratner L.;Siegler M.;Woodle E. 01-01-2015. Equipoise: Ethical, scientific, and clinical trial design considerations for compatible pair partici American Journal of Transplantation, 15 6, 1484-1489

Mittal T.;Dedhia P.;Roy-Chaudhury P.;Abu Jawdeh B.;Mogilishetty G.;Cuffy M.;Alloway R.;Woodle E.;Govil A. 01-01-2015. Complete Remission of Post-transplantation Recurrence of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis with the Transplantation Proceedings, 47 7, 2219-2222

Revollo J.;Cuffy M.;Abu Jawdeh B.;Paterno F.;Girnita A.;Brailey P.;Alloway R.;Woodle E. 01-01-2015. Case Report: Successful Living Donor Kidney Transplantation in a Highly Human Leukocyte Antigen-Sens Transplantation Proceedings, 47 7, 2254-2257

Revollo J.;Cuffy M.;Witte D.;Paterno F.;Alloway R.;Woodle E. 01-01-2015. Case Report: Hemolytic Anemia Following Deceased Donor Renal Transplantation Associated with Tranexa Transplantation Proceedings, 47 7, 2239-2242

Chung I.;Weber G.;Cuffy M.;Vedula G.;Samstein B.;Moitra V. 01-01-2013. A 59-year-old woman who is awake yet unresponsive and stuporous after liver transplantation Chest, 143 4, 1163-1165

Cuffy M.;Abir F.;Longo W. 01-01-2006. Management of less common tumors of the colon, rectum, and anus Clinical Colorectal Cancer, 5 5, 327-337

Cuffy M.;Abir F.;Audisio R.;Longo W. 01-01-2004. Colorectal cancer presenting as surgical emergencies Surgical Oncology, 13 2-3, 149-157