New Faculty 2020


Diego di Sabato

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

Diego di Sabato is a liver and kidney transplant surgeon who specializes in living-donor transplantation, providing his patients with an alternative to waiting for an organ from a deceased donor. He is also experienced in treating benign and malignant bile duct diseases and other hepatobiliary malignancies, as well as a wide range of liver and kidney diseases, including liver cancer, liver tumors, and kidney failure.

 He is currently investigating liver recovery options in order to increase the number of viable organs available for patients needing a liver transplant.

Di Sabato’s research has been published in the journal Transplantation. He holds a medical degree from the University of Bueno Aires in Argentina. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the Center for Medical Education and Clinical Research in Buenos Aires, followed by a vascular surgery residency at the Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires and a transplant surgery fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. At the University of Chicago Medicine, di Sabato co-directs the Living-Donor Liver Transplant Program.

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