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George W. Burke, III, M.D., FACS

General Information

George W. Burke, III, M.D., FACS

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Specialties

  • Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery

Languages

English, Spanish, French

Clinical Areas

Kidney and pancreas transplantation

Video Introduction

Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Roles

  • Director, Division of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
  • Professor of Surgery

Research Interests

Recurrence of autoimmunity after pancreas transplantation, prevention of proteinuria in children with nephrotic syndrome after kidney transplantation, use of machine preservation for kidney transplantation clinical benefits, bariatric surgery for patients with ESRD and BMI greater than 35 randomized to omentectomy or not, pilot study to evaluate portal vein adipocytokine and approach to tolerance induction in kidney and kidney/pancreas transplant.

Education

Graduate
University of Massachusetts
Residency
New England Deaconess Hospital
Fellowship
University of Minnesota

Biography

Dr. Burke is recipient of the Lillian Jean Kaplan Chair in Renal Transplant Surgery

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