Kim M. Olthoff, MD
University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

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Kim M. Olthoff, MD, is the Donald Guthrie Professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, Chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery, and Vice Chair for Faculty Development. She attended the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and completed a residency in general surgery at UCLA followed by a fellowship in transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery at the Dumont – UCLA Transplant Center, joining the Penn faculty in 1995.

Dr. Olthoff has chaired numerous committees for national and international transplant societies and organizations, and is a Past-President for the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. She has a busy clinical practice in adult and pediatric liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery, leading the living donor liver transplant program at Penn and the liver transplant program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Olthof has an active research program in clinical and translational studies that focus on living donation and liver regeneration, early allograft dysfunction, and organ allocation. Dr Olthoff is a recipient of NIH funding, and has published over 200 manuscripts, editorials, and chapters.