Khashayar Vakili MD

Khashayar Vakili, MD

Assistant in Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-8544
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Transplantation
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Undescended Testicles

Departments

  • Surgery

Programs

  • Liver Transplant Program
  • Intestine and Multivisceral Transplant Program
  • Kidney Transplant Program
  • Midaortic Syndrome And Renovascular Hypertension Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-8544 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate Degree

Boston University, 1995

Boston, MA

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine, 2002

Boston, MA

Residency

Lahey Clinic, 2002-2007

Burlington, MA

Fellowship

Lahey Clinic, 2007-2009

Burlington, MA

Certifications

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons

  • General Surgery

Publications

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  1. 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.
  2. 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; 6:30238.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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; 20:175-85.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Vakili K, Kim HB. Partial esophageal transplantation is possible as part of a multivisceral graft. Am J Transplant. 2014 Mar; 14(3):720-3.
  9. Sulemanji M, Vakili K. Neonatal renal physiology. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2013 Nov; 22(4):195-8.
  10. Grijalva J, Vakili K. Neonatal liver physiology. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2013 Nov; 22(4):185-9.
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  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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):1088-92.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Vakili K, Pomfret EA. Biliary anatomy and embryology. Surg Clin North Am. 2008 Dec; 88(6):1159-74, vii.
  21. 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.
  22. 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 1; 48(11):1053-61.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
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