Emily Bugeaud, MD, PhD

Dr. Emily Ahmed completed her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Michigan. She then went on to complete her residency in General Surgery at the University of Chicago. During her clinical training, she simultaneously earned her doctorate in immunology from the University of Chicago studying the role of bacterial infections in transplantation tolerance. Dr. Ahmed then went on to continue her clinical training in Abdominal Organ Transplantation, completing her fellowship at the University of Wisconsin.

Dr. Ahmed joined the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute in August 2014 with an interest in liver, kidney and pancreas transplant as well as organ donation, including living donation. Her clinical research interests include health services research in abdominal transplantation. Specifically, she is interested in studying surgical practices and outcomes, trends in organ donation as well as strategies to maximize organ utilization. Her scientific research interests include the study of how innate immunologic insults, such as infection, inflammation, and tissue damage can influence acute and chronic allograft rejection and fibrosis.

Medical School

University of Michigan

Internship

University of Chicago

Residency

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

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