4895-Sharfuddin, Asif

Asif A. Sharfuddin, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine

University Hospital, Suite 4620
550 University Blvd
UH 4620
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5250
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I am the Medical Director of Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation at IU Health and VA Medical Center. I have multiple roles on the campus including teaching, administration and research. Please see attached CV.

Key Publications

Steroid-free three-drug maintenance regimen for pancreas transplant alone: Comparison of induction with rabbit antithymocyte globulin +/- rituximab.

Fridell JA, Mangus RS, Chen JM, Taber TE, Cabrales AE, Sharfuddin AA, Yaqub MS, Powelson JA. Am J Transplant. 2018 May 8. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14921. [Epub ahead of print]


Cell-Free DNA and Active Rejection in Kidney Allografts. Bloom RD, Bromberg JS, Poggio ED, Bunnapradist S, Langone AJ, Sood P, Matas AJ, Mehta S, Mannon RB, Sharfuddin A, Fischbach B, Narayanan M, Jordan SC, Cohen D, Weir MR, Hiller D, Prasad P, Woodward RN, Grskovic M, Sninsky JJ, Yee JP, Brennan DC; Circulating Donor-Derived Cell-Free DNA in Blood for Diagnosing Active Rejection in Kidney Transplant Recipients (DART) Study Investigators. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jul;28(7):2221-2232. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2016091034. Epub 2017 Mar 9.



Kidney allograft survival outcomes in combined intestinal-kidney transplant: An analysis of the UNOS/OPTN database 2000-2014. Moinuddin I, Yaqub MS, Taber T, Mujtaba M, Sharfuddin A. Clin Transplant. 2018 Apr;32(4):e13213. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13213. Epub 2018 Feb 16.


Outcomes of Hepatitis C-Positive Kidney Transplant Recipients Compared With Hepatitis C-Negative Recipients in Today's Era of Immunosuppression: A UNOS Database Analysis With Long-Term Follow-Up.

Khalil A, Mujtaba MA, Aljanabi OT, Ghabril MS, Taber TE, Yaqub MS, Sharfuddin A.

Exp Clin Transplant. 2016 Jun 15. doi: 10.6002/ect.2015.0296. [Epub ahead of print]


Re-transplants compared to primary kidney transplants recipients: a mate kidney paired analysis of the OPTN/UNOS database. Khalil AK, Slaven JE, Mujtaba MA, Yaqub MS, Mishler DP, Taber TE, Sharfuddin AA. Clin Transplant. 2016 May;30(5):566-78. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12722. Epub 2016 Mar 30.


Trends and outcomes in right vs. left living donor nephrectomy: an analysis of the OPTN/UNOS database of donor and recipient outcomes - should we be doing more right-sided nephrectomies?

Khalil A, Mujtaba MA, Taber TE, Yaqub MS, Goggins W, Powelson J, Sundaram C, Sharfuddin AA. Clin Transplant. 2016 Feb;30(2):145-53. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12668. Epub 2015 Dec 28.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Transplant Fellowship&#x0D
  • Program Director
  • Medical Director – Kidney &amp
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Transplant Nephrologist IU Health
  • Staff Nephrologist and Transplant , RLR VA Medical Center

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