Dr. Raffaele Girlanda, MD

Dr. Raffaele Girlanda, MD

Transplant Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Raffaele Girlanda, MD is a transplant surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Verona in 1994 and specializes in transplant surgery.Read his story

3800 Reservoir Rd NW Fl 2

Washington, DC 20007

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(202) 444-3700

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Dr. Girlanda's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Girlanda "Raffaele Girlanda, MD, joined the faculty of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in 2009, after completing a fellowship at the hospital in liver, kidney, pancreas and intestine transplantation, and hepatobiliary/pancreatic surgery. Equally experienced with both adult and pediatric liver transplantation, Dr. Girlanda also specializes in intestinal and multivisceral transplant, short gut syndrome and transplant surgery. Dr. Girlanda is an active researcher whose work frequently appears in such peer-reviewed journals as Transplantation, Hepatology, American Journal of Transplantation, Journal of the American College of Surgeons and others. He also serves as a reviewer for multiple professional journals and publications and has been an invited lecturer and presenter at numerous national and international professional meetings, including the American Transplant Congress and World Transplant Congress. As assistant professor in Transplant Surgery at Georgetown University Medical School, Dr. Girlanda is a past recipient of the John S. Dillon Award for Outstanding Faculty Teacher. After completing his medical education in Verona, Italy, Dr. Girlanda served as Senior Registrar in Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary/ Pancreatic Surgery at King's College Hospital, London, UK, for seven years. He then relocated to the United States for a research fellowship in transplant immunology at NIH followed by his Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Girlanda "At MedStar Georgetown, the strength of the transplant program lies in its large, multidisciplinary team of expertsall of whom are committed to the hospital's mission of cura personalis, care for the whole person. Working together, we strive to provide the best, most compassionate care for each patient's unique situation, with the goal of achieving the most optimal outcome. I feel privileged to be a part of such an impressive, collaborative endeavor."

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  • Transplant Surgery

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7  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

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  • High School Liceo Classico, Verona Italia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Verona
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Verona
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Liver Transplant and Hepato-biliary Surgery Kings College Hospital, London UK
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Asts Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship Nih/Georgetown
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Georgetown University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Verona
    Internship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • English

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Today is my Transplant Aniversary. Dr Girlanda is an Amazing Surgeon. He Transplanted my Liver in on July 4th, 2012. 6 years later I am still here and have seen two grandchildren be born and enjoyed countless other precious moments. Thank you so much for extending my life!
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He one of the transplant surgery team for my son he is kind and smart all thanks for him
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