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Colleen Jay, MD

Assistant Professor

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Board Certifications: General Surgery (American Board of Surgery)
Liver/Pancreas/Kidney Transplant Surgery (American Society of Transplant Surgeons)

2010, MS, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
2005, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Postgraduate training:
2014, Clinical Fellowship, Transplant Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2012, Residency, General Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
2010, Research Fellowship, Transplant Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Research interests:
Clinical outcomes, registry analysis, DCD liver transplantation, preemptive kidney transplantation, Hispanic living donor outcomes

Clinical interests:
Living donor kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, liver transplantation


Professional Societies:
American Medical Association
American College of Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha
Association for Academic Surgery
American Society for Transplant Surgeons
Surgical Outcomes Club

Biosketch: Dr. Jay recently joined the University Hospital System as a liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant surgeon, and she is an assistant professor in the Division of Transplantation at the University of Texas. Dr. Jay earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2005. She completed a residency in general surgery at Northwestern McGaw Medical Center in Chicago. During her time there, she also obtained a Masters of Science degree in Clinical Investigation from Northwestern University. In 2014, Dr. Jay completed a fellowship in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation at the Mayo Clinic, and she is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery.