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Ahmet Kilic, M.D.

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Director, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Associate Professor of Surgery

Male

Expertise: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Sheikh Zayed Tower Suite 7107
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Background

Titles

  • Director, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Associate Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia (2002)

Residencies

  • University of Maryland Medical Center / Surgery (2009)

Fellowships

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine / Thoracic Surgery (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / General Surgery (2009)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery / Cardiothoracic Surgery (2012)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Kilic A, Nolan TD, Li T, Yankey GK, Prastein DJ, Cheng G, Jarvik RK, Wu ZJ, Griffith BP. Early in vivo experience with the pediatric Jarvik 2000 heart. ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs: 1992). 2007; 53(3):374-8. PubMed [journal] PMID: 17515732

Kilic A, Ailawadi G. Left ventricular assist devices in heart failure. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy. 2012; 10(5):649-56. PubMed [journal] PMID: 22651840

Kilic A, Emani S, Sai-Sudhakar CB, Higgins RS, Whitson BA. Donor selection in heart transplantation. Journal of thoracic disease. 2014; 6(8):1097-104. PubMed [journal] PMID:25132976 PMCID:PMC4133543

Kilic A, Higgins RS, Whitson BA, Kilic A. Racial disparities in outcomes of adult heart transplantation. Circulation. 2015; 131(10):882-9. PubMed [journal] PMID: 25673669

Maltais S, Kilic A, Nathan S, Keebler M, Emani S, Ransom J, Katz JN, Sheridan B, Brieke A, Egnaczyk G, Entwistle JW 3rd, Adamson R, Stulak J, Uriel N, O'Connell JB, Farrar DJ, Sundareswaran KS, Gregoric I. PREVENtion of HeartMate II Pump Thrombosis Through Clinical Management: The PREVENT multi-center study. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 2017; 36(1):1-12. PubMed [journal] PMID:27865732

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Robert C. Byrd Scholarship
  • PPG National Merit Scholarship
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • University of Maryland Surgical Intern of the Year
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Resident Education Award
  • Phillip K. Caves Award Finalist
  • Harry L. Sponseller Award
  • The Dr. Dwight C. McGoon Award Nominee
  • The Dr. Thomas Williams Teaching Award in CT Surgery
  • Top 10 Percent National Ranking for Patient Satisfaction, 2013 - 2014
  • Top 10 Percent National Ranking for Patient Satisfaction, 2014 - 2015
  • Top 10 Percent National Ranking for Patient Satisfaction, 2015 - 2016
  • Top 10 Percent National Ranking for Patient Satisfaction, 2016 - 2017
  • Leonard Tow Humanism Award Nominee
  • Exceptional Physician Peer Award
  • Landacre Research Honor Society Keynote Address
  • Best Oral Cardiac Surgery Presentation, ECTSS
  • Best Heart Transplant Outcomes – Becker Hospital Review
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