Kiran K. Dhanireddy

Assistant professor of surgery Director, Pancreas Transplantation
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Areas of treatment:

End stage liver disease
End Stage Renal Disease
Liver Cancer
Pancreas Cancer
Diabetes

Specialty:

  • General Surgery

Department:

  • Department of Surgery

Language:

  • English

Kiran K. Dhanireddy, MD

Assistant professor of surgery
Director, Pancreas Transplantation

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2
  • USC Healthcare Center 4
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Dhanireddy specializes in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation. Additionally, he is trained in surgical management of benign and malignant diseases of the pancreas and liver. He has a particular interest in liver resection and transplantation for the management of hepatocellular cancer.

Dr. Dhanireddy’s primary research interest is in transplant immune tolerance. He has written and co-authored multiple scientific manuscripts in this field. Additionally, Dr. Dhanireddy has published numerous book chapters and review articles on various topics, such as liver, kidney and pancreas transplant immunobiology.

He is an active member of the American Society of Transplantation, the International Liver Transplant Society and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2000

Internships:

Georgetown University Hospital, General Surgery, 2000 - 2001

Residencies:

Georgetown University Hospital, General Surgery, 2001 - 2008

Fellowships:

UCLA Medical Center, Multi-Organ Abdominal Transplant, 2008 - 2010
National Institute of Health, Transplant Immunobiology, 2003 - 2006

Professional society memberships:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons
International Liver Transplant Society

Awards:

Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Transplant Surgeons for outstanding research in the field of immune tolerance, 2005

Science Award, The NIH International Role of Nitrite in Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutics Meeting, 2005

American Society of Transplantation Trainee Travel Grant, 2006

Strings of Pearls Nomination�a resident teaching award from Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2007

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Georgetown University School of Medicine