Faculty Profile

Dr. Jay A. Graham, M.D.

Jay A. Graham, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Selected Publications


Graham JA, Samstein B. and Emond JC. Early Graft Dysfunction in Living Donor Liver Transplantation and the Small for Size Syndrome. Curr Transpl Rep. 2014 doi: 10.1007/s40472-013-0006-1  

Graham JA, Guarrera JV. "Resuscitation" of Marginal Liver Allografts for Transplantation with Machine Perfusion Technology. J Hepatol. 2014 Apr 23. pii:S0168-8278(14)00275-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2014.04.019. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24768755.

Langan RC, Graham JA, Chin AB, Rubinstein AJ, Oza K, Nusbaum JA,Smirniotopoulos J, Kayser R, Jha R, Haddad N, Al-Kawas F, Carroll J, Hanna J, Parker A, Al-Refaie WB, Johnson LB. Laparoscopic-assisted versus open pancreaticoduodenectomy: Early favorable physical quality-of-life measures. Surgery. 2014 Mar 14. pii: S0039-6060(14)00111-1. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2014.03.018. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24680859.

Graham JA, Samstein B, Emond JC, Kato T. Functional distal splenorenal shunt and splenic artery ligation as portal flow modulation in left lobe living donor transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2014 Feb;20(2):245-6. doi: 10.1002/lt.23790. Epub 2014 Jan 2. PubMed PMID: 24382656.

Graham JA, Guarrera JV. Looking into the crystal ball: "The 60-5 criterion"- a newly proposed predictor of severe complications after liver transplantation.  Liver Transpl. 2013 Dec 4. doi: 10.1002/lt.23805. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24307500.

Graham JA, Ratner LE. A laparoscopic donor nephrectomy in patients with anomalies of the inferior vena cava. Am J Transplant. 2013 Aug;13(8):2222-34.doi: 10.1111/ajt.12262. PubMed PMID: 23890287.

Graham JA, Kayser R, Smirniotopoulos J, Nusbaum JD, Johnson LB. Probability prediction of a postoperative pancreatic fistula after a pancreaticoduodenectomy allows for more transparency with patients and can facilitate management of expectations. J Surg Oncol. 2013 Aug;108(2):137-8. doi: 10.1002/jso.23362. Epub 2013 Jun 18. PubMed PMID: 23775846.

Graham JA, Melancon JK, Shetty K, Johnson LB. Liver transplantation should be offered to patients with small solitary hepatocellular carcinoma and a positive serum alpha fetoprotein rather than resection.  Am J Surg. 2013 Feb 7. doi:pii:S0002-9610(13)00046-9. 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.12.002. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23395581.

Graham JA, Newman DA, Smirniotopolous J, Shetty K, Slidell MB, Johnson LB. Transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in younger patients has an equivocal survival advantage as compared with resection. Transplant Proc. 2013 Jan;45(1):265-71. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2012.07.151. PubMed PMID: 23375313. 

Graham JA, Franklin BR, Jackson PG. A Case of Video-assisted Retroperitoneal Debridement in a Patient With HELLP Syndrome. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012 Jun;22(3):e152-4. PubMed PMID: 2267833

Johnson LB, Graham JA, Weiner DA, Smirniotopoulos J. How does laparoscopic-assisted hepatic resection compare with the conventional open surgical approach? J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Apr;214(4):717-23.

Graham JA, Smirniotopoulos J, Ozdemirli M, Shetty K, Johnson LB. De novo intra-pancreatic cholangiocarcinoma following liver transplantation for advanced primary sclerosing cholangitis. J Surg Oncol. 2011 Jul 8. doi: 10.1002/jso.22015.[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21744350.

Melancon JK, Cummings LS, Graham J, Rosen-Bronson S, Light J, Desai CS, Girlanda R, Ghasemian S, Africa J, Johnson LB. Paired kidney donor exchanges and antibody reduction therapy: novel methods to ameliorate disparate access to living donor kidney transplantation in ethnic minorities. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr;212(4):740-5. PubMed PMID: 21463825.

Graham JA, Johnson LB, Haddad N, Al-Kawas F, Carroll J, Jha R, Wong J, Maglaris D, Mertens S, Fishbein T. A prospective study of prophylactic long-acting octreotide in high-risk patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy. Am J Surg. 2011 Apr;201(4):481-5. PubMed PMID: 21421102.

Miyajima M, Chase CM, Alessandrini A, Farkash EA, Della Pelle P, Benichou G, Graham JA, Madsen JC, Russell PS, Colvin RB. Early acceptance of renal allografts in mice is dependent on foxp3(+) cells. Am J Pathol. 2011 Apr;178(4):1635-45. PubMed PMID: 21435448. 

Graham JA, Fray M, de Haseth S, Lee KM, Lian MM, Chase CM, Madsen JC, Markmann  J, Benichou G, Colvin RB, Cosimi AB, Deng S, Kim J, Alessandrini A. Suppressive Treg cell activity is potentiated by glycogen synthase kinase 3{beta} inhibition. J Biol Chem. 2010 Oct 22;285(43):32852-9. Epub 2010 Aug 20. PubMed. PMID: 20729209; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2963417.

Graham JA, Wilkinson RA, Hirohashi T, Chase CM, Colvin RB, Madsen JC, Fishman JA, Russell PS. Viral infection induces de novo lesions of coronary allograft vasculopathy through a natural killer cell-dependent pathway. Am J Transplant. 2009 Nov;9(11):2479-84. PubMed PMID: 19843029; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2766593.

Munene G, Graham JA, Holt RW, Johnson LB, Marshall HP Jr. Biliary-colonic fistula: a case report and literature review. Am Surg. 2006 Apr;72(4):347-50. Review. PubMed PMID: 16676862.

Liu W, Nichols AF, Graham JA, Dualan R, Abbas A, Linn S. Nuclear transport of human DDB protein induced by ultraviolet light. J Biol Chem. 2000 Jul 14;275(28):21429-34. PubMed PMID: 10777491.

Nichols AF, Itoh T, Graham JA, Liu W, Yamaizumi M, Linn S. Human damage-specific DNA-binding protein p48. Characterization of XPE mutations and regulation following UV irradiation. J Biol Chem. 2000 Jul 14;275(28):21422-8. PubMed PMID: 10777490.



Jay A. Graham M.D., Lynt B. Johnson M.D., M.B.A. “Laparoscopic Liver Resection”. Current Surgical Therapy 11th Edition.  Ed John L.  Cameron and Andrew M. Cameron. Elsevier Mosby, 2013 - Churchill Livingstone, An Imprint of Saunders. 

Jay A. Graham M.D., Kirti Shetty M.D., Lynt B. Johnson M.D., M.B.A. “Hepatic Malignancy: Resection Versus Transplantation”. Current Surgical Therapy 10th Edition. Ed John L.  Cameron. Elsevier Mosby, 2010 - Churchill Livingstone, An Imprint of Elsevier.

 Jay A. Graham M.D. and Lynt B. Johnson M.D. “Right Hepatectomy”. Surgical Pitfalls: Prevention and Management. Ed. Stephen R.T. Evans. Elsevier, Nov 2008.

 Jay A. Graham M.D. and Lynt B. Johnson M.D. “Left Hepatectomy”. Surgical Pitfalls: Prevention and Management. Ed. Stephen R.T. Evans. Elsevier, Nov 2008.

 Jay A. Graham M.D. and Patrick Jackson M.D. “Surgical Pitfalls in Laparoscopic Surgery”. Surgical Pitfalls: Prevention and Management. Ed. Stephen R.T. Evans. Elsevier, Nov 2008.


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