Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Abdominal Transplantation
Baylor College of Medicine


MD from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency at Columbia University
General Surgery
Fellowship at UCLA


Board Certified
American Board of Surgery

Honors & Awards

2013 ASTS Young Investigators Award
Early-Career Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Professional Statement

Dr. Rana was born and raised in Arizona. An Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) graduate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Rana completed residency training in general surgery at Columbia University in New York City, and fellowship training in transplantation at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Rana joined the Division of Abdominal Transplantation in the Department of Surgery at BCM in May.

Dr. Rana is an accomplished outcomes researcher with over 20 published articles in esteemed journals. He has an expertise in liver and kidney transplantation as well as surgeries for malignant and non-malignant conditions that affect the liver, gallbladder, and bile ducts.

Selected Publications


American Society of Transplant Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Society of Transplantation
Association for Academic Surgery
American College of Surgeons