Director, Pancreas and Islet Transplantation

Rajab

Associate Professor-Clinical, Transplant Surgery


395 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210
614-293-8545
rajab.2@osu.edu

Research Interests: Islet transplantation


Active Funding:
  • Rapid four-day steroid withdrawal with thymoglobulin induction and maintenance immunosuppression with sirolimus and mycophenolate in primary cadaveric renal transplantation (with R Pelletier and ML Henry), Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
  • Rapid four-day steroid withdrawal with thymoglobulin induction and maintenance immunosuppression with sirolimus and mycophenolate in primary renal transplantation, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

PubMed: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Amer+Rajab 

Education:
  • Medical degree: Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
  • PhD: Lund University, Lund, Sweden
  • Residency: Surgery, University of Texas
  • Residency: Surgery, Red Crescent Hospital
  • Fellowship: Research, University of Texas
  • Fellowship: Transplant Surgery, Ohio State Wexner Medical Center


Honors/News:
2014 Best Doctors, U.S. News & World Report
2014 Outstanding Achievement in Patient Service, Wexner Medical Center
2012 HealthCare Heroes Award, Molina Healthcare
2012 Health Care Heroes Award, Columbus Business First
2011 - 2012 Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors
2011 Highest-Performing Physicians, Wexner Medical Center
2010 Recognition Award for High Professional and Academic Achievement, Syrian American Medical Society, Ohio Chapter
2009 Physician of the Month
2001 Teaching Fellow of the Year Award, Department of Surgery/Division of Transplantation
1999 Award for Highest Score In-Service Monthly Examination. General Surgery
1998 Award for Highest Score In-Service Monthly Examination. General Surgery
1995 Award for Highest Score In-Service Monthly Examination. General Surgery


Books:
Rajab A. Examiners Handbook. Mock Surgical Board Examinations. Columbus, OH, US|USA: The Ohio State University, Department of Surgery, January 2007.


Editorial Activities:

MedEdPORTAL
Transplantation
Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy
American Journal of Transplantation
Acta Medica Saliniana
Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders