Faculty Profile

Dr. Ahmed Nassar

Ahmed Nassar, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Email

ahmed.nassar@emory.edu

Certification

American Board of Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member

2021

Biography

Dr. Ahmed Nassar received his MD from Alexandria Medical School, Egypt, in 2012. He completed his general surgery residency in 2019, and his research fellowship in ex-vivo organ perfusion in 2014, both at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. During his research fellowship, he assisted in developing an organ perfusion device that received an investigational device exemption from the FDA for clinical use. He joined the Emory Department of Surgery in 2021 after completing his abdominal transplant surgery fellowship at the Emory Transplant Center.

Affiliations

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

  • The Emory Clinic

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Education

  • MD, Alexandria Medical School, Egypt, 2012

  • Research Fellowship, Ex-vivo Organ Perfusion, Cleveland Clinic Transplant Center, OH, 2012-2014

  • General Surgery Residency, Cleveland Clinic, OH, 2014-2019

  • Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship, Emory Transplant Center, 2019-2021

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons

  • American College of Surgeons

Honors and Awards

  • David Baringer Junior and Senior Educator of the Year Awards, Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 2017 & 2019

  • Excellence in Research Award, Surgical Education Category, American College of Surgeons, 2017

  • Young Investigator Award, 19th Annual Congress, International Liver Transplantation Society, Sydney, Australia, 2013

Clinical Interests

  • Adult and pediatric liver & kidney transplantation

  • Hepatobiliary surgery

Research Interests

Ex-vivo organ perfusion and repair of marginal grafts