James D. Perkins M.D.

James D. Perkins M.D.

Bio

Dr. Perkins is a UW professor of surgery and vice chair of the Department of Surgery. As chief of the Division of Transplantation from 1989 to 2004, he…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Helping patients to be well-informed so they and their family along with their care providers form one team to obtain the best clinical result possible.

Personal Interests

Golfing, reading and traveling with family.

Clinical Interests

Kidney, liver and pancreas transplantation; vascular access; liver cancer.

Research Interests

Improving surgical care through the use of evidence-based clinical guidelines and continuous performance measures. Conducting outcomes research in transplantation.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Univ. of Arkansas for Medical SciencesMedical education1979
Children's Hospital BostonResidency
Mayo Graduate School of MedicineFellowship
Univ. of Kansas Medical CenterResidency
Univ. of Utah School of MedicineFellowship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1979

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of SurgerySurgery1985
Dr. Perkins is a UW professor of surgery and vice chair of the Department of Surgery. As chief of the Division of Transplantation from 1989 to 2004, he pioneered several procedures, including early split-liver transplants. He is board-certified in surgery and was re-certified in 1995 and 2004.

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