Kelly Collins, MD, FACS

  • UW Health Surgical Director of Pediatric Kidney Transplant
  • UW Health Surgical Director of Pediatric Liver Transplant
  • Division of Transplantation

collinsk@surgery.wisc.edu
(608)263-9903

Education

  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2007
  • Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2008
  • Residency, General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2013
  • Fellowship, Adult and Pediatric Abdominal Transplantation, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2015

Recent Publications

  • Multiple Pretransplant Treatments for Patients Without Pathological Complete Response may Worsen Posttransplant Outcomes in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
    Shimada S, Shamaa T, Ivanics T, Kitajima T, Adhnan M, Collins K, Rizzari M, Yoshida A, Abouljoud M, Salgia R, Nagai S
    Ann Surg Oncol 2022 Nov 25;
    [PubMed ID: 36434482]

  • Can Weather Be a Factor in Liver Transplant Waitlist and Posttransplant Outcomes? Analysis of United Network for Organ Sharing Registry.
    Shamaa TM, Kitajima T, Ivanics T, Shimada S, Yeddula S, Mohamed A, Rizzari M, Collins K, Yoshida A, Abouljoud M, Nagai S
    Transplant Proc 2022 Oct 06;
    [PubMed ID: 36210193]

  • Disparities in the Effects of Acuity Circle-based Liver Allocation on Waitlist and Transplant Practice Between Centers.
    Nagai S, Ivanics T, Kitajima T, Shimada S, Shamaa TM, Collins K, Rizzari M, Yoshida A, Moonka D, Abouljoud M
    Transplant Direct 2022 Oct; 8(10): e1356
    [PubMed ID: 36176726]

  • Liver Transplant Recipient Characteristics Associated With Worse Post-Transplant Outcomes in Using Elderly Donors.
    Shimada S, Shamaa T, Ivanics T, Kitajima T, Collins K, Rizzari M, Yoshida A, Abouljoud M, Moonka D, Lu M, Nagai S
    Transpl Int 2022; 35: 10489
    [PubMed ID: 36090776]

  • The use of normothermic liver preservation in combined liver and lung transplantation: A single-center experience.
    Shamaa TM, Shamaa O, Crombez C, Konel JM, Kitajima T, Shimada S, Ivanics T, Mohamed A, Collins K, Nagai S, Yoshida A, Abouljoud M, Rizzari M
    Am J Transplant 2022 Sep; 22(9): 2261-2264
    [PubMed ID: 35384271]

All Publications on PubMed