Kiran Dhanireddy, MD, serves as the executive director of the TGH Transplant Institute and is a member of the TGMG abdominal transplant surgery team. Board certified in general surgery, he earned his medical degree at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and completed a general surgery residency at Georgetown University Medical Center, a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, and a fellowship in Liver and Pancreas Transplantation at the University of California Los Angeles.
Dr. Dhanireddy has served in academic, clinical and administrative appointments including Chief of Service for Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery at LA County + USC, Director of Pancreas Transplantation at University of Southern California (USC), Director of Quality at the USC Transplant Institute and Chief Medical Officer at the USC Care Medical Group.
Dr. Dhanireddy's clinical interests include liver transplantation, live donor liver transplantation, partial liver transplantation, surgical management of pancreatic diseases, and hepatocellular carcinoma. His research areas of interest include liver transplant organ allocation, disparities in access to organ transplantation and transplant tolerance. He has authored numerous scientific manuscripts, review articles and book chapters. Dr. Dhanireddy is a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, International Liver Transplant Society and the American College of Surgeons.