Kirti Shetty, MD
Director of Hepatology, Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
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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 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.
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
University of Maryland Medical Center
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Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1989
Cleveland Clinic, 1997
Stanley Medical College Dr M.G.R. Medical University, 1992
University of Connecticut Health Center-John Dempsey Hospital - Gastroenterology, 2000
Mount Sinai Medical Center - Transplant Hepatology, 2001
American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology, 2010