Sabino Zani Jr.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Contact Information

  • Office Location: DUMC 3247, 456E Seeley G. Mudd Bldg, Raleigh, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 684-6553
  • Email Address:


  • M.D. Albany Medical College, 2003

Representative Publications

  • Masoud, Sabran J., Kristen E. Rhodin, Elishama Kanu, Jiayin Bao, Austin M. Eckhoff, Alex J. Bartholomew, Thomas C. Howell, et al. “Comparing Survival After Resection, Ablation, and Radiation in Small Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma.” Ann Surg Oncol 30, no. 11 (October 2023): 6639–46.
  • Kanu, Elishama N., Kristen E. Rhodin, Sabran J. Masoud, Austin M. Eckhoff, Alex J. Bartholomew, Thomas C. Howell, Jiayin Bao, et al. “Tumor size and survival in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma treated with surgical resection or ablation.” J Surg Oncol, September 6, 2023.
  • Fei, Kaileen, Sabino Zani, James S. Ronald, Cynthia K. Shortell, and Kevin W. Southerland. “A minimally invasive approach for management of pancreaticoduodenal artery and gastroduodenal artery aneurysm with celiac artery occlusion.” J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech 9, no. 3 (September 2023): 101180.
  • Tian, William M., Doreen Chang, Melissa Pressley, Makala Muhammed, Philip Fong, Wendy Webster, Garth Herbert, et al. “Development of a prospective biliary dashboard to compare performance and surgical cost.” Surg Endosc, August 25, 2023.
  • Müller, Philip C., Eva Breuer, Felix Nickel, Sabino Zani, Emanuele Kauffmann, Lorenzo De Franco, Christoph Tschuor, et al. “Robotic Distal Pancreatectomy: A Novel Standard of Care? Benchmark Values for Surgical Outcomes From 16 International Expert Centers.” Ann Surg 278, no. 2 (August 1, 2023): 253–59.