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Nabil N. Dagher, M.D.

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Director, Living Donor Transplantation

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Expertise: Abdominal Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Kidney Transplant, Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy, Live Donor Hepatectomy, Live Donor Liver Transplant, Liver Transplant , Pancreas Transplant, Removal of kidney for transplant, Retroperitoneal Sarcomas, Transplant Surgery, Vascular Surgery more

Research Interests: Outcomes of Deceased and Living donor liver transplant; Outcomes of Deceased and Living donor kidney transplant; General surgical outcomes in the transplant patient population more


The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 443-287-7178

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-7178

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 443-287-7178

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-7178


Dr. Nabil Dagher is the Director of Living Donor Transplantation, specializing in transplantation of the liver, kidney and pancreas as well as in laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy.  He has further expertise in live donor hepatectomy and living donor liver transplantation for both adults and children. Dr. Dagher also performs general and hepatobiliary tract surgery.

His research focuses on clinical outcomes in liver and kidney transplantation with special focus on living donor transplantation including ABO-incompatible living donor liver transplant. .

Dr. Dagher is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. His fellowship was completed in 2010 at Johns Hopkins University in multi-organ abdominal transplant surgery after which he obtained further specialty training in living donor liver transplantation at several renowned international centers. more


  • Director, Living Donor Transplantation
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

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  • B.Sc., McGill University (Canada) (1999)
  • M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (Wisconsin) (2003)

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Webinar: Giving the Gift of Life Through Living Donation. Live donor liver transplantation not only saves the life of a recipient; it also frees up a liver for someone on the waiting list. Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon Nabil Dagher discusses the benefits of living donation, the evaluation process and what to expect as a donor. Hosted May 6, 2015.

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