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Latifa Sage Silski, MD

Clinical Interest

General Surgery
Transplant Surgery
Vascular Surgery



  • Associate of Science: Cuyahoga Community College
  • Bachelor of Arts: Case Western Reserve University
  • Doctor of Medicine: Univesity of Michigan
  • Residency: Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University
  • Fellowship: Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Surgery 11/14/2017
Contact Information

Peer Reviewed Publications

Beal, Eliza W; Sigmond, Benjamin R; Sage-Silski, Latifa; Lahey, Samantha; Nguyen, Victor; Bahner, David P 2017. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in General Surgery Residency Training: A Proposal for Milestones in Graduate Medical Education Ultrasound. Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, 36 12, 2577-2584

Silski, L S; Henry, M L; Rajab, A; Pelletier, R P 2017. Case Report: Treatment of Renal Artery Aneurysms by Ex Vivo Renal Artery Aneurysm Repair and Transplantation. Transplantation proceedings, 49 10, 2374-2377

Beal, Eliza W; Bennett, Shaylyn; Silski, Latifa Sage; Whitson, Bryan; Henry, Mitchell; Black, Sylvester 2015. Rituximab, Dexamethasone, Cytarabine, and Cisplatin as Effective Platinum-Based Salvage Chemotherapy for Periportal Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder After an Orthotopic Liver Transplant. Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation, 13 5, 475-8

Teman, Nicholas R; Silski, Latifa; Zhao, Lili; Kober, Maggie; Urba, Susan C; Orringer, Mark B; Chang, Andrew C; Lin, Jules; Reddy, Rishindra M 2012. Thromboembolic events before esophagectomy for esophageal cancer do not result in worse outcomes. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 94 4, 1118-24; discussion

Choi, Yongsoo; Oldenburg, F Parke; Sage, Latifa; Johnstone, Brian; Yoo, Jung U 2007. A bridging demineralized bone implant facilitates posterolateral lumbar fusion in New Zealand white rabbits. Spine, 32 1, 36-41

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, ,