Dr. Hollinger’s clinical expertise includes abdominal transplant, kidney transplant, liver surgery and transplant, pancreas and pancreas-kidney transplant, and vascular access surgery.
Edward Hollinger Jr., MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He also serves as the Solid Organ Transplant Patient Safety Officer, Director of Transplant Quality and Surgical Director of Kidney Transplantation at Rush.
After successful completion of his general surgery residency at Rush, he completed a fellowship in the Section of Abdominal Transplant Surgery at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He holds a medical degree from Rush Medical College and a doctor of philosophy degree in medical physics from Rush University. He is board-certified in surgery.
Dr. Hollinger is a reviewer for the American Journal of Transplantation andClinical Transplantation and served as an associate editor of the Rush Review of Surgery, 5th Edition. He also holds memberships on several departmental and institutional committees at Rush, including the Transplant Governance Council, Liver Transplant Quality Subcommittee, Heart Transplant Quality Subcommittee and Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Quality Subcommittee. In addition, Dr. Hollinger serves on the Illinois Gift of Hope Kidney Transplant Committee and is an institutional representative to United Network for Organ Sharing Region 7.
Dr. Hollinger is a member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, the Association for Academic Surgery, Association for Surgical Education and the Chicago Surgical Society. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Hollinger is a frequent presenter and author and has participated in a number of clinical trials related to renal disease and transplantation. He also has research interests in pancreas transplantation, donor management and organ preservation, and imaging and functional evaluation of transplanted organs.