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Kenneth Chavin, MD, MBA, PhD, FACS

Professor, Surgery

Director, Abdominal Organ Transplant Program, Temple University Hospital

Vice Chair of Research, Surgery

Kenneth Chavin
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Transplantation of liver, kidney, and pancreas
  • Multivisceral transplant surgery
  • Laparoscopic and single incision laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy and adrenalectomy
  • Living donation for transplantation
  • Liver resection
  • Liver, gallbladder, bile duct and pancreas surgery
  • Biliary reconstruction, adrenal surgery
  • Nutcracker vein anomaly
  • Core muscle injuries and sports hernias
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Transplant Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Residency, General Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • Residency, General Surgery, The Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • MBA, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


  • General Surgery