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Adrian Whelan, MD, MAS

Adrian Whelan, MD, MAS

  • HS Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Division of Nephrology
  • Department of Medicine

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400 Parnassus Avenue, #A730J
San Francisco, CA 94117
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  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • Basic Specialist Training in General Internal Medicine
  • 07/2012
  • University College Cork, Ireland
  • MB BCh BAO
  • Medicine
  • 06/2009
  • Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • Higher Specialist Training in Nephrology and General Internal Medicine
  • 07/2017
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Transplant Nephrology Fellowship
  • 06/2021
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • MAS
  • Clinical Research
  • 06/2020
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • General Nephrology Fellowship- Clinical Research Track
  • 06/2020
  • American Journal of Kidney Diseases
  • Editorial Internship
  • 06/2019
  • Adrian Whelan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology. His clinical work includes serving as an Attending on the Kidney Transplant Unit caring for patients prior to, around the time of, and after kidney transplantation. He has completed research evaluating barriers to kidney transplantation with the aim of removing these barriers and helping patients along the pathway to transplantation.
      Confired By    
  • Andy I. Choi Memorial Scholarship
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • 2019
  • Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom
  • 2012
  • Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • 2011
  • Dr. H. H. Stewart Scholarship in Medicine
  • National University of Ireland
  • 2009
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    1. Accetta-Rojas G, McCulloch CE, Whelan AM, Copeland TP, Grimes BA, Ku E. Rurality of patient residence and access to transplantation among children with kidney failure in the United States. Pediatr Nephrol. 2023 Sep 28. View in PubMed
    2. Whelan AM, Dinh A, Ku E. Kidney Transplantation in the Setting of Prolonged Dialysis Vintage: It's About Time. Am J Kidney Dis. 2022 Sep; 80(3):307-308. View in PubMed
    3. Caliskan Y, Lee B, Whelan A, Abualrub F, Lentine KL, Jittirat A. Evaluation of Genetic Kidney Diseases in Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: Towards Precision Genomic Medicine in Donor Risk Assessment. Curr Transplant Rep. 2022 Jun; 9(2):127-142. View in PubMed
    4. Whelan AM, Johansen KL, Copeland T, McCulloch CE, Nallapothula D, Lee BK, Roll GR, Weir MR, Adey DB, Ku E. Kidney transplant candidacy evaluation and waitlisting practices in the United States and their association with access to transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2022 06; 22(6):1624-1636. View in PubMed
    5. Whelan AM, Johansen KL, Brar S, McCulloch CE, Adey DB, Roll GR, Grimes B, Ku E. Association between Longer Travel Distance for Transplant Care and Access to Kidney Transplantation and Graft Survival in the United States. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 05 03; 32(5):1151-1161. View in PubMed
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