Dr. Karl M. Ahlswede MD Surgeon

Dr. Karl Ahlswede is a surgeon in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bryn Mawr Hospital and Lankenau Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 26 doctors at Bryn Mawr Hospital and one of 13 at Lankenau Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, General Surgery, 1988–1994

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

DE State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Microvascular endothelial cell sodding of 1-mm expanded polytetrafluoroethylene vascular grafts.
Ahlswede, K. M., Williams, S. K.

National transplantation Pregnancy Registry--outcomes of 154 pregnancies in cyclosporine-treated female kidney transplant recipients.
Armenti, V. T., Ahlswede, K. M., Ahlswede, B. A., Jarrell, B. E., Moritz, M. J., Burke, J. F.

National Transplantation Pregnancy Registry: analysis of outcome/risks of 394 pregnancies in kidney transplant recipients.
Armenti, V. T., Ahlswede, K. M., Ahlswede, B. A., Cater, J. R., Moritz, M. J., Burke, J. F.

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