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Adrian Whelan, MD, MAS

Adrian Whelan, MD, MAS

  • HS Assistant Clinical Professor

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400 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117
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  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • 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
  • Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • Higher Specialist Training in Nephrology and General Internal Medicine
  • 07/2017
  • 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
  • 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. Whelan AM, Dinh A, Ku E. Kidney Transplantation in the Setting of Prolonged Dialysis Vintage: It's About Time. Am J Kidney Dis. 2022 09; 80(3):307-308. View in PubMed
    2. 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
    3. 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
    4. 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
    5. Ku E, Whelan AM, McCulloch CE, Lee B, Niemann CU, Roll GR, Grimes BA, Johansen KL. Weighing the waitlist: Weight changes and access to kidney transplantation among obese candidates. PLoS One. 2020; 15(11):e0242784. View in PubMed
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