Kidney Team

Dr. Maskin graduated with honors from Harvard University and obtained his medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. His general surgery residency was at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. He then completed a multi-organ abdominal transplant fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He joined the kidney/pancreas transplant team at UNMC in August, 2011. His research interests include novel uses of immunosuppressive medications, increasing organ donation and models for allocation, and public policy models in the transplant field. He is married with two young children.

Awards & Honors

  • Administrative Chief Resident, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2008-2009
  • Granted Supervising Surgeon Privileges (while a fellow), Gift of Life Organ Procurement Organization, Philadelphia, PA 2010

Publications, Most Recent:

  • Enestvedt, CK, Malk, S, Maskin, A, Yoo, P, Fayek, S, Abt, P, Olthoff, K, Shaked, A. Biliary Complications Adversely Affect Patient and Graft Survival in Liver Retransplantation. (submitted for publication)


  • Bathla, L, Maskin, A, Westervelt, J, Miles, C, Morris, M Role of Surveillance Protocol Biopsy in Management of Subclinical Acute Cellular Rejection in Patients on Steroid Free Immunosuppression
  • Poster Presentation: ASTS Winter Symposium, January 2013.


  • Efficacy of split liver grafts vs. whole grafts on patient outcome in adult recipients. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Hepatobiliary Conference. 2/2011.
  • University of Nebraska Surgical Grand Rounds- 2/15/12. Pancreas Transplantation: Modern Issues
  • Munroe-Meyer Genetics Institute, Tissue Typing Laboratory, University of Nebraska Medical Center- 9/19/12. Pancreas Transplantation.
  • Efficacy of split liver grafts vs whole grafts on patient outcome in adult recipients. HUP Hepatobiliary Conference.

Professional Organization Memberships:

  • Member, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • Nebraska Medical Association
  • Metro-Omaha Medical Society
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