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William Kitchens, MD

William H. Kitchens, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine





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After graduating from Harvard Medical School with honors, Dr. Kitchens continued his general surgical training at Massachusetts General Hospital. During his research sabbatical from residency, he moved back to his hometown of Atlanta to successfully pursue a PhD in transplant immunology at Emory University under the guidance of Mandy Ford, PhD, and Christian Larsen, MD, DPhil. He finished his surgical training at MGH, then returned to Emory to complete a clinical fellowship in abdominal transplant surgery. Throughout his training years, Dr. Kitchen received a variety of awards recognizing the quality of his research efforts, including three consecutive Young Investigator Awards from the American Transplant Congress and two Young Innovator Awards at Annual Scientific Exchange meetings of the American Society of Transplantation. He was also awarded the highest research awards offered for surgical residents and transplant fellows by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.


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