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

  • Rhodin, Kristen E., Joseph Nellis, Harold J. Leraas, Kevin Shah, Philip Fong, Sabino Zani, Jacob Greenberg, John Migaly, and Elisabeth Tracy. “Increasing intraoperative case recording through a resident video review challenge.” Am J Surg 226, no. 6 (December 2023): 921–22.
  • 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 128, no. 8 (December 2023): 1329–39.
  • 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 37, no. 11 (November 2023): 8829–40.
  • 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.
  • Chen, Qichen, Kristen E. Rhodin, Kan Li, Elishama Kanu, Sabino Zani, Michael E. Lidsky, Jianjun Zhao, Qingyi Wei, Sheng Luo, and Hong Zhao. “Impact of surgical approach on short- and long-term outcomes in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine carcinomas.” HPB (Oxford) 25, no. 10 (October 2023): 1255–67.