Shane Ottmann, M.D., is an assistant professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins, working primarily with the Comprehensive Transplant Center. He is also the director of the Living Donor Kidney Transplant Program. Dr. Ottmann’s areas of clinical expertise include abdominal surgery, dialysis access, liver transplant, kidney transplant, pancreas transplant, live donor transplant, hepatobiliary surgery, and laparoscopic nephrectomy.
Before joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Ottmann served as Chief of the Army-Navy Transplant Program at Walter Reed Military Medical Center and Transplant Consultant to the Army Surgeon General.
Dr. Ottmann received his undergraduate degree from William Jewell College and earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri. He completed his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and his abdominal organ transplant fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.
Dr. Ottmann’s research interests include organ preservation, hepatocellular carcinoma, and the expansion of living donor transplant.