Kirti Shetty, MD

  • Professor of Medicine

  • Director, Hepatology

  • Medical Director, Liver Transplantation

  • Program Director, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship

Kirti Shetty, MD


  • Transplant Hepatology

  • Hepatology

  • Gastroenterology

About Kirti Shetty, MD

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Dr. Shetty is a professor of medicine and is board-certified in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. She was recruited to the University of Maryland to serve as Director of Hepatology and Medical Director of Liver Transplantation. She is also the Program Director for UMMC's ACGME-accredited transplant hepatology fellowship.

She has broad clinical expertise, which includes viral hepatitis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer and cirrhosis of the liver.

Dr. Shetty has authored numerous publications in prestigious journals and has both contributed to and edited textbooks about liver disease. Her research interests focus on the mechanisms of hepatocarcinogenesis in cirrhosis, and her ongoing translational research collaborations are supported by funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

She previously served as Director of Hepatology for the Johns Hopkins' National Capital Region program. While there she developed a specialized referral center for liver diseases in the Washington, DC region. Prior to that, she was Director of Transplant Hepatology at the Georgetown Transplant Institute, where she implemented the transplant hepatology service line as well as initiated and directed the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship program. The focus of Dr. Shetty's career is to combine excellence in clinical care with patient-based research and specialized medical education.

Gender: Female

Language(s): English; Hindi


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  • University of Maryland Medical Center


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