Adrian Whelan, MD, MAS

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address400 Parnassus Avenue, #A730J
San Francisco CA 94117
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-5792-6574 Additional info
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    University College Cork, IrelandMB BCh BAO06/2009Medicine
    Royal College of Physicians of Ireland07/2012Basic Specialist Training in General Internal Medicine
    Royal College of Physicians of Ireland07/2017Higher Specialist Training in Nephrology and General Internal Medicine
    American Journal of Kidney Diseases06/2019Editorial Internship
    University of California, San FranciscoMAS06/2020Clinical Research
    University of California, San Francisco06/2020General Nephrology Fellowship- Clinical Research Track
    University of California, San Francisco06/2021Transplant Nephrology Fellowship
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    National University of Ireland2009Dr. H. H. Stewart Scholarship in Medicine
    Royal College of Physicians of Ireland2011MRCPI
    Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom2012MRCP UK
    University of California, San Francisco2019Andy I. Choi Memorial Scholarship

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    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.

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    1. Rurality of patient residence and access to transplantation among children with kidney failure in the United States. Pediatr Nephrol. 2024 Apr; 39(4):1239-1244. Accetta-Rojas G, McCulloch CE, Whelan AM, Copeland TP, Grimes BA, Ku E. PMID: 37768419; PMCID: PMC10899312.
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    2. Kidney Transplantation in the Setting of Prolonged Dialysis Vintage: It's About Time. Am J Kidney Dis. 2022 Sep; 80(3):307-308. Whelan AM, Dinh A, Ku E. PMID: 35718661.
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    3. 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. Whelan AM, Johansen KL, Copeland T, McCulloch CE, Nallapothula D, Lee BK, Roll GR, Weir MR, Adey DB, Ku E. PMID: 35289082; PMCID: PMC9177783.
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    4. 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. Caliskan Y, Lee B, Whelan A, Abualrub F, Lentine KL, Jittirat A. PMID: 35765363; PMCID: PMC9236183.
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    5. 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. Whelan AM, Johansen KL, Brar S, McCulloch CE, Adey DB, Roll GR, Grimes B, Ku E. PMID: 33712528; PMCID: PMC8259680.
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    6. Weighing the waitlist: Weight changes and access to kidney transplantation among obese candidates. PLoS One. 2020; 15(11):e0242784. Ku E, Whelan AM, McCulloch CE, Lee B, Niemann CU, Roll GR, Grimes BA, Johansen KL. PMID: 33253253; PMCID: PMC7703917.
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    7. Longer Distance From Dialysis Facility to Transplant Center Is Associated With Lower Access to Kidney Transplantation. Transplant Direct. 2020 Oct; 6(10):e602. Whelan AM, Johansen KL, McCulloch CE, Adelmann D, Niemann CU, Roll GR, Siyahian S, Grimes B, Ku E. PMID: 33134482; PMCID: PMC7591118.
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    8. The AJKD Editorial Internship: Insights From the Inaugural Class of Editorial Interns. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019 09; 74(3):287-289. Gelfand SL, Khairallah P, Nair D, Whelan AM. PMID: 31445567; PMCID: PMC7402415.
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    9. Use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in kidney transplant recipients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2019 09 01; 34(9):1437-1439. Whelan AM, Ku E. PMID: 30838404; PMCID: PMC6735770.
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    10. A prospective comparison of the performance and survival of two different tunnelled haemodialysis catheters: SplitCath® versus DuraMax®. J Vasc Access. 2017 Jul 14; 18(4):334-338. McGarry JG, Given MF, Whelan A, O'Kelly P, Connaughton D, McGrath FP, Keeling AN, Conlon PJ, Lee MJ. PMID: 28478635.
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