Sabino Zani


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

  • Eckhoff, AM; Kanu, E; Bao, M; Blazer, DG; Zani, S; Lidsky, ME; Allen, PJ; Nussbaum, DP, Survival for Patients with Radiographically Occult Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer in the Era of Modern Multiagent Chemotherapy., Annals of Surgical Oncology (2023) [10.1245/s10434-023-13318-5] [abs].
  • Sharib, JM; Creasy, JM; Wildman-Tobriner, B; Kim, C; Uronis, H; Hsu, SD; Strickler, JH; Gholami, S; Cavnar, M; Merkow, RP; Kingham, P; Kemeny, N; Zani, S; Jarnagin, WR; Allen, PJ; D'Angelica, MI; Lidsky, ME, Hepatic Artery Infusion Pumps: A Surgical Toolkit for Intraoperative Decision-Making and Management of Hepatic Artery Infusion-Specific Complications., Ann Surg, vol 276 no. 6 (2022), pp. 943-956 [10.1097/SLA.0000000000005434] [abs].
  • Landa, K; Schmitz, R; Farrow, NE; Rushing, C; Niedzwiecki, D; Cerullo, M; Herbert, GS; Shah, KN; Zani, S; Blazer, DG; Allen, PJ; Lidsky, ME, Surgical resection is associated with improved long-term survival of patients with resectable pancreatic head cancer compared to multiagent chemotherapy., Hpb (Oxford), vol 24 no. 7 (2022), pp. 1153-1161 [10.1016/j.hpb.2021.12.007] [abs].
  • Moris, D; Rushing, C; McCracken, E; Shah, KN; Zani, S; Perez, A; Allen, PJ; Niedzwiecki, D; Fish, LJ; Blazer, DG, Quality of Life Associated with Open vs Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Prospective Pilot Study., J Am Coll Surg, vol 234 no. 4 (2022), pp. 632-644 [10.1097/XCS.0000000000000102] [abs].
  • Turley, MC; Moore, C; Creasy, JM; Sharib, J; Lan, B; Thacker, JKM; Migaly, J; Zani, S; Allen, PJ; Mantyh, CR; Lidsky, ME, Combined Primary Resection with Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Implantation Is Safe for Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases., J Gastrointest Surg, vol 26 no. 4 (2022), pp. 764-771 [10.1007/s11605-021-05195-8] [abs].