Physician Profile

Brian D. Shames, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division Chief, General Surgery
Office Locations:

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 6th Floor East
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

1115 West Street
Southington, CT 06489

Board Certifications:
  • Surgery
Education and Training:
OtherStaples High SchoolAcademic
Undergraduate SchoolWashington UniversityBiochemistry
Medical SchoolUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineMedicine
FellowshipUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences CenterNIH Research Fellow Department of Surgery
ResidencyUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences CenterDepartment of Surgery
ResidencyUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences CenterChief Resident in General Surgery Department of Surgery
FellowshipUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison Transplant Research Fellow Department of Surgery
FellowshipUniversity of Wisconsin, MadisonClinical Transplant Fellow Department of Surgery
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Best Oral Presentation by a New AAS MemberAAS
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Diagnostic accuracy of solid phase HLA antibody assays for prediction of crossmatch strength. Ellis, Thomas M; Schiller, Jennifer J; Roza, Allan M; Cronin, David C; Shames, Brian D; Johnson, Christopher P. (2012). Human immunology, 7, (73), 706-10.

Dynamic changes in HCV RNA levels and viral quasispecies in a patient with chronic hepatitis C after telaprevir-based treatment. de Bruijne, Joep; Sullivan, James C; Kieffer, Tara L; Botfield, Martyn; Shames, Ben; Schinkel, Janke; Molenkamp, Richard; Weegink, Christine; Reesink, Henk. (2012). Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology, 2, (53), 174-7.

MnTMPyP, a superoxide dismutase/catalase mimetic, decreases inflammatory indices in ischemic acute kidney injury. Mortensen, Jordan; Shames, Brian; Johnson, Christopher P; Nilakantan, Vani. (2011). Inflammation research : official journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et al.], 3, (60), 299-307.

Protective effect of Lifor solution in experimental renal ischemia-reperfusion injury. Regner, Kevin R; Nilakantan, Vani; Ryan, Robert P; Mortensen, Jordan; White, Sarah M; Shames, Brian D; Roman, Richard J. (2010). The Journal of surgical research, 2, (164), e291-7.

Protective effect of 20-HETE analogues in experimental renal ischemia reperfusion injury. Regner, Kevin R; Zuk, Anna; Van Why, Scott K; Shames, Brian D; Ryan, Robert P; Falck, John R; Manthati, Vijay L; McMullen, Meghan E; Ledbetter, Steven R; Roman, Richard J. (2009). Kidney international, 5, (75), 511-7.