Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellowship
Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center is seeking two candidates for fellowship training from July 2014 through June 2016 at the nation's premier training facility for Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery. The program offers complete training in adult and pediatric liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation. As one of only 5 centers for intestinal/multi-visceral transplantation, it has distinguished itself as a leader in small bowel surgery, receiving referrals from hospitals across the region.
The fellowship provides an extensive clinical experience in:
- Liver Transplantation, adult and pediatric
- Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
- Kidney swaps – Nation's largest swap (32 persons) performed in 2010
- Live donor liver transplantation
- Pediatric and adult liver and intestinal/ multivisceral transplantation
- Hepatobiliary surgery
- All elements of cadaveric procurement
The Transplant Institute annually performs:
- 200+ kidney transplants
- 100 liver transplants
- 100–150 major liver and pancreas resections
- 20–25 intestinal/ multivisceral transplants
- 10–20 pancreas transplants
The fellows participate in all of the aforementioned procedures, thereby gaining comprehensive experience in the field. High case volume per fellow is standard.
The fellowship program is ASTS-certified and uses the NRMP match system. Please note that our institution can only sponsor J-1 visas. While priority will be given to those who have completed a U.S. residency, all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have completed a surgical residency by 2014 to be eligible.
Interested applicants should email a CV, personal statement, medical school transcripts, USMLE Step 1 and 2 (CS) transcripts and three letters of recommendation to:
Peyton Killeen and/or Kaitlin Welsey
Office of Surgical Education