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Kirti Shetty, M.B.B.S., M.D.

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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Sibley Memorial Hospital

Appointment Phone: 202-660-5555

5255 Loughboro Road NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20016 map
Phone: 202-660-5555

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Ballston Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 703-573-9220

3833 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203 map
Phone: 703-573-9220


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. more

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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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  • Education +


    • Christian Medical College / MBBS (1989)


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


    • University of Connecticut Health Center / Gastroenterology (2000)
    • Mount Sinai Medical Center / Hepatology (2001)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology (2000)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Transplant Hepatology (2006)
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  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • First certificates of Honor: Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Medicine and Surgery, 1985
    • Gwenda Lewis Prize in Anesthesiology, 1988
    • Ida Scudder Prize for the Humanities in Medicine, 1988
    • American College of Gastroenterology Auxiliary Award, 1997
    • Outstanding Resident Research Award, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1997
    • AASLD-Schering Advanced Hepatology Fellowship Award, 2001
    • ACG Junior Faculty Career Development Award, 2002


    • American College of Gastroenterology, 1997
    • American Gastroenterological Association¬†, 1997
    • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2000
    • American Society of Transplantation¬†, 2002
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