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Kirti Shetty, MD

Director of Hepatology, Sibley Memorial Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
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  • Director of Hepatology, Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

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  • Comprehensive Transplant Center


Gastroenterology, Liver Cancer, Liver Transplant, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Viral Hepatitis, Acute or Chronic


Dr. Shetty joins Johns Hopkins from Georgetown University, where she was a professor of medicine and surgery and continues as an adjunct professor. She previously served as medical director of liver transplantation at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, where she established the transplant hepatology service line and initiated and directed the ACGME-accredited transplant hepatology fellowship program.

Her clinical interests include viral hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer and liver transplantation outcomes. Her research focuses on mechanisms of hepatocarcinogenesis in cirrhosis. Her ongoing translational research collaborations explore biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma and chemopreventive approaches in patients with cirrhosis. Dr. Shetty has authored numerous publications in prestigious journals and has both contributed to and edited textbooks in liver disease.

Dr. Shetty is board-certified in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. 


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  • 1997 - present: American College of Gastroenterology
  • 1997 - present: American Gastroenterological Association 
  • 2000 - present: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • 2002 - present: American Society of Transplantation 
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    • Christian Medical College (Vellore) (1989)


    • Cleveland Clinic / Internal Medicine (Cleveland OH ) (1997)
    • Stanley Medical College and Hospital / Internal Medicine (Chennai GPOChennai) (1992)


    • Mount Sinai Medical Center / Hepatology (New York NY ) (2001)
    • University of Connecticut Health Center / Gastroenterology (Farmington CT ) (2000)


    • Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2010)
    • Transplant Hepatology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2006)
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    • 1985 - First certificates of Honor: Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Medicine and Surgery 
    • 1988 - Gwenda Lewis Prize in Anesthesiology
    • 1988 - Ida Scudder Prize for the Humanities in Medicine
    • 1997 - Outstanding Resident Research Award, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    • 1997 - American College of Gastroenterology Auxiliary Award 
    • 2001 - AASLD-Schering Advanced Hepatology Fellowship Award
    • 2002 - ACG Junior Faculty Career Development Award
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    Dr. Kirti Shetty - Video Biography

    Dr. Kirti Shetty is the director of hepatology at Sibley Memorial Hospital, whose clinical practice focuses on viral hepatitis, liver diseases and liver transplant. Visit:

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    Sibley Memorial Hospital
    5255 Loughboro Road NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    Phone: 202-660-5555
    Appointment Phone: 202-660-5555
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    Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Ballston Medical Center
    3833 North Fairfax Drive
    Arlington, VA 22203
    Phone: 703-573-9220
    Appointment Phone: 703-573-9220


    • Medicine - Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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