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Kiran Dhanireddy, MD, serves as the executive director of the TGH Transplant Institute as well as the surgical director of the Center for Advanced Liver Disease and Transplant and the TGH Transplant Institute. Board certified in general surgery, he earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and completed a general surgery residency at Georgetown University Medical Center, a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a fellowship in liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery at UCLA. 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, and surgical management of liver, gallbladder biliary tract and pancreatic diseases. His research areas of interest include liver transplant organ allocation, disparities in access to organ transplantation, and transplant tolerance.