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Greg Abrahamian, MD

Associate Professor
Director of Renal Transplantation
Surgical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program

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Board Certifications:

MD, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

Postgraduate training:
Residency, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX
Transplant Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

Research interests:

Clinical interests:

Cornejo A, Bohnenblust M, Harris C, Abrahamian GA. Intestinal perforation associated with rituximab therapy for post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder after liver transplantation. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2009 Sep;64(4):857-60. Epub 2009 Jul 9.

Pollack MS, Speeg KV, Callander NS, Freytes CO, Espinoza AA, Esterl RM, Abrahamian GA, Washburn WK, Halff GA. Severe, late-onset graft-versus-host disease in a liver transplant recipient documented by chimerism analysis. Hum Immunol 2005 Jan;66(1):28-31.

Kawai, T., Sogawa, H., Boskovic, S., Abrahamian GA, Smith, R.N., Wee, S.L., Andrews, D., Nadazdin, O., Koyama, I., Sykes, M., Winn, H.J., Colvin, R.B., Sachs, D.H., Cosimi, A.B.. CD154 blockade for induction of mixed chimerism and prolonged renal allograft survival in nonhuman primates. American Journal of Transplantation 2004 Sep;4(0):1391-1398.

Jones WT, Ratner I, Abrahamian G, Washburn WK, Esterl R, Neigut D, Halff G. Use of a SILASTIC Silo for Closure of the Abdominal Wall in a Pediatric Patient Receiving a Cadaveric Split Liver J Pediatric Surgery 2003 Oct;38(10):20-22.

Pollack MS, Speeg KV, Nolan III CR, Washburn WK, Esterl RM, Abrahamian GA, Halff GA. Successful combined liver/kidney transplantation in highly sensitized, crossmatch positive patients. Human Immunology 2002 Oct;63(10):S74

Bingener-Casey J, Esterl RM, Kenneth Washburn W, Cigarroa FG, Abrahamian GA, Halff GA. Tc-99m Pertechnetate Scan Localizers Anastomotic Hemorrhage in the Duodenal Stump in an Enteric Drained Pancreas Transplant Clin Nucl Med 2002 Mar;27(3):205-206.

Biosketch: Dr. Abrahamian received his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed his residency and transplant fellowship at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas and Massachusetts General Hospital. He specializes in adult and pediatric kidney and liver transplant surgery.

2010, San Antonio Magazine 'Best Doctors'
Meritorious Service Medal: Awarded by the President of the United States for meritorious service in the United States Armed Forces from 2000-2005
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal 2005
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 2005
Iraq Campaign Medal 2005
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award 2003
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal 2001

Professional Societies:
Bexar County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association
J. Bradley Aust Society
Texas Organ Sharing Alliance
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
American College of Surgeons, Associate Fellow
Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons
Southern Medical Association
District of Columbia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Massachusetts Surgical Society