MEDIA

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Boston University , Boston , MA

Medical School

  • Boston University School of Medicine , Boston , MA

Graduate Degree

  • Lahey Clinic , Burlington , MA

Fellowship

  • Lahey Clinic , Burlington , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • Surgery_ Pediatric Surgery

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Warejko JK, Schueler M, Vivante A, Tan W, Daga A, Lawson JA, Braun DA, Shril S, Amann K, Somers MJG, Rodig NM, Baum MA, Daouk G, Traum AZ, Kim HB, Vakili K, Porras D, Lock J, Rivkin MJ, Chaudry G, Smoot LB, Singh MN, Smith ER, Mane SM, Lifton RP, Stein DR, Ferguson MA, Hildebrandt F. Whole Exome Sequencing Reveals a Monogenic Cause of Disease in ˜43% of 35 Families With Midaortic Syndrome. Hypertension. 2018 Apr; 71(4):691-699. View abstract
  2. Kim HB, Vakili K, Ramos-Gonzalez GJ, Stein DR, Ferguson MA, Porras D, Lock JE, Chaudry G, Alomari A, Fishman SJ. Tissue expander-stimulated lengthening of arteries for the treatment of midaortic syndrome in children. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Jan 17. View abstract
  3. Lee E, Ramos-Gonzalez G, Rodig N, Elisofon S, Vakili K, Kim HB. Bilateral native nephrectomy to reduce oxalate stores in children at the time of combined liver-kidney transplantation for primary hyperoxaluria type 1. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 May; 33(5):881-887. View abstract
  4. Kim HB, Lee EJ, Vakili K, Stein DR, Ferguson MA, Porras D, Lock JE, Fynn-Thompson F, Fishman SJ. Mesenteric Artery Growth Improves Circulation (MAGIC) in Midaortic Syndrome. Ann Surg. 2017 Nov 29. View abstract
  5. Cuenca AG, Kim HB, Vakili K. Pediatric liver transplantation. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2017 Aug; 26(4):217-223. View abstract
  6. Kloesel B, Kovatsis PG, Faraoni D, Young V, Kim HB, Vakili K, Goobie SM. Incidence and predictors of massive bleeding in children undergoing liver transplantation: A single-center retrospective analysis. Paediatr Anaesth. 2017 Jul; 27(7):718-725. View abstract
  7. Lee E, Hodgkinson N, Fawaz R, Vakili K, Kim HB. Multivisceral transplantation for abdominal tumors in children: A single center experience and review of the literature. Pediatr Transplant. 2017 Aug; 21(5). View abstract
  8. Sulemanji M, Vakili K, Zurakowski D, Tworetzky W, Fishman SJ, Kim HB. Umbilical Venous Catheter Malposition Is Associated with Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Premature Infants. Neonatology. 2017; 111(4):337-343. View abstract
  9. Minneman JA, Grijalva JL, LaQuaglia MJ, Kim HB, Rangel SJ, Vakili K. Variation in resource utilization in liver transplantation at freestanding children's hospitals. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Nov; 20(7):921-925. View abstract
  10. LaQuaglia MJ, Grijalva JL, Mueller KA, Perez-Atayde AR, Kim HB, Sadri-Vakili G, Vakili K. YAP Subcellular Localization and Hippo Pathway Transcriptome Analysis in Pediatric Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Sci Rep. 2016 09 08; 6:30238. View abstract
  11. Valentino PL, Jonas MM, Lee CK, Kim HB, Vakili K, Elisofon SA. Outcomes after discontinuation of routine use of transanastomotic biliary stents in pediatric liver transplantation at a single site. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Aug; 20(5):647-51. View abstract
  12. Fullington NM, Potanos KM, Cauley RP, Purcell P, Zurakowski D, Fishman SJ, Vakili K, Kim HB. Strain induced esophageal growth in a novel rodent model. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Aug; 51(8):1273-8. View abstract
  13. Potanos K, Fullington N, Cauley R, Purcell P, Zurakowski D, Fishman S, Vakili K, Kim HB. Tissue expander stimulated lengthening of arteries (TESLA) induces early endothelial cell proliferation in a novel rodent model. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Apr; 51(4):617-21. View abstract
  14. Cauley RP, Potanos K, Fullington N, Grijalva J, Graham DA, Kim HB, Vakili K. The effect of graft type on mortality in liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma. Ann Transplant. 2015 Mar 30; 20:175-85. View abstract
  15. Fullington NM, Cauley RP, Potanos KM, O'Melia L, Zurakowski D, Bae Kim H, Seefelder C, Vakili K. Immediate extubation after pediatric liver transplantation: a single-center experience. Liver Transpl. 2015 Jan; 21(1):57-62. View abstract
  16. Grijalva JL, Huizenga M, Mueller K, Rodriguez S, Brazzo J, Camargo F, Sadri-Vakili G, Vakili K. Dynamic alterations in Hippo signaling pathway and YAP activation during liver regeneration. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Jul 15; 307(2):G196-204. View abstract
  17. Vakili K, Kim HB. Partial esophageal transplantation is possible as part of a multivisceral graft. Am J Transplant. 2014 Mar; 14(3):720-3. View abstract
  18. Sulemanji M, Vakili K. Neonatal renal physiology. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2013 Nov; 22(4):195-8. View abstract
  19. Grijalva J, Vakili K. Neonatal liver physiology. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2013 Nov; 22(4):185-9. View abstract
  20. Cauley RP, Vakili K, Fullington N, Potanos K, Graham DA, Finkelstein JA, Kim HB. Deceased-donor split-liver transplantation in adult recipients: is the learning curve over? J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Oct; 217(4):672-684.e1. View abstract
  21. Cauley RP, Vakili K, Potanos K, Fullington N, Graham DA, Finkelstein JA, Kim HB. Deceased donor liver transplantation in infants and small children: are partial grafts riskier than whole organs? Liver Transpl. 2013 Jul; 19(7):721-9. View abstract
  22. Bairdain S, Modi BP, Kim HB, Mooney DP, Durkin E, Vakili K. Pediatric blunt abdominal aortic injury and the use of intra-operative aortic ultrasound for surgical decision making. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jul; 48(7):1584-7. View abstract
  23. Porras D, Stein DR, Ferguson MA, Chaudry G, Alomari A, Vakili K, Fishman SJ, Lock JE, Kim HB. Midaortic syndrome: 30 years of experience with medical, endovascular and surgical management. Pediatr Nephrol. 2013 Oct; 28(10):2023-33. View abstract
  24. Cauley RP, Potanos K, Fullington N, Lillehei C, Vakili K, Kim HB. Reno-portal anastomosis as an approach to pediatric kidney transplantation in the setting of inferior vena cava thrombosis. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 May; 17(3):E88-92. View abstract
  25. Vakili K, Fullington NM, Turner CG, Cauley RP, Potanos KM, Lee S, Ferguson M, Lock JE, Kim HB. Aorto-mesenteric and renal allograft transplant: a novel treatment for midaortic syndrome. Am J Transplant. 2013 Apr; 13(4):1088-1092. View abstract
  26. Kim HB, Vakili K, Modi BP, Ferguson MA, Guillot AP, Potanos KM, Prabhu SP, Fishman SJ. A novel treatment for the midaortic syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2012 Dec 13; 367(24):2361-2. View abstract
  27. Cauley RP, Suh MY, Kamin DS, Lillehei CW, Jenkins RL, Jonas MM, Vakili K, Kim HB. Multivisceral transplantation using a 2.9 kg neonatal donor. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Dec; 16(8):E379-82. View abstract
  28. Vakili K, Pomposelli JJ, Cheah YL, Akoad M, Lewis WD, Khettry U, Gordon F, Khwaja K, Jenkins R, Pomfret EA. Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: Increased recurrence but improved survival. Liver Transpl. 2009 Dec; 15(12):1861-6. View abstract
  29. Vakili K, Pomfret EA. Biliary anatomy and embryology. Surg Clin North Am. 2008 Dec; 88(6):1159-74, vii. View abstract
  30. Moulton KS, Vakili K, Zurakowski D, Soliman M, Butterfield C, Sylvin E, Lo KM, Gillies S, Javaherian K, Folkman J. Inhibition of plaque neovascularization reduces macrophage accumulation and progression of advanced atherosclerosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Apr 15; 100(8):4736-41. View abstract
  31. Steingard RJ, Yurgelun-Todd DA, Hennen J, Moore JC, Moore CM, Vakili K, Young AD, Katic A, Beardslee WR, Renshaw PF. Increased orbitofrontal cortex levels of choline in depressed adolescents as detected by in vivo proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Biol Psychiatry. 2000 Dec 01; 48(11):1053-61. View abstract
  32. Vakili K, Pillay SS, Lafer B, Fava M, Renshaw PF, Bonello-Cintron CM, Yurgelun-Todd DA. Hippocampal volume in primary unipolar major depression: a magnetic resonance imaging study. Biol Psychiatry. 2000 Jun 15; 47(12):1087-90. View abstract