Aimen F. Shaaban, MD

Director, Center for Fetal Cellular and Molecular Therapy

Professor, UC Department of Surgery

Phone 513-636-9942

Email aimen.shaaban@cchmc.org

Surgical treatment of fetal and newborn diseases including: open and minimally invasive fetal surgery; congenital lung and airway disease; congenital esophageal disease; sacrococcygeal teratoma; conjoined twins; neonatal surgery.

Examination of the mechanisms of long-term immunologic tolerance to prenatally transplanted stem cells; developmental hematology, pluripotent stem cell biology; fetal gene therapy

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Dr. Shaaban served as an associate professor of surgery with tenure and as director of the Laboratory for Fetal Cellular Therapy at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine from 2008-2012. Prior to that he served as director of the Laboratory for Fetal Cellular Therapy at University of Wisconsin College of Medicine from 2002-2008.

MD: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1991.

General Surgery Residency: University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, Jul 1991-Jun1996.

Pediatric Surgical Residency: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jul 2000-Jun 2001.

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Fetal Surgery Research: Children's Institute for Surgical Science, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jul 1996-Jun 1999.

Certification: Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, 1991; diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, 1997, 2011; diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Surgery, 2006. 

NK cell response to prenatal allotransplantation. Principal Investigator. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. 2011 - 2016. R01HL103745.