School of Medicine and Marshall Health welcome new surgeons

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 9, 2015

Contact:  Sheanna Spence, Assistant Director, Alumni Affairs & Community Relations, 304-691-1639

Marshall Health and the School of Medicine welcome new surgeons

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine welcomed two new surgeons to its clinical faculty July 1 in the Department of Surgery.

The new physicians are:

James C. Kitchen, M.D., a fellowship-trained vascular surgeon, who joins the Department of Surgery and the medical staff at Cabell Huntington Hospital. In 2008, Kitchen graduated from Marshall’s School of Medicine where he was president of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Beta Chapter. 

While at Marshall, he also received the School of Medicine’s Faculty Choice Award his senior year. Following graduation from medical school, Kitchen completed a general surgery residency at Marshall and then completed training in vascular surgery at Duke University in North Carolina.  He is accepting new patients in the offices of Marshall Surgery, located at the Marshall University Medical Center. For appointments, please call 304-691-1200.

Nathaniel Seth Adkins, M.D., a fellowship-trained critical care surgeon, who also joins the Department of Surgery and the medical staff at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He earned his medical degree and completed residency training in general surgery, both at Marshall University. While in medical school, Adkins received the Homer Cummings Surgical Award. 

Following the general surgery residency, Adkins completed a fellowship in critical care at Indiana University. He is accepting new patients in the offices of Marshall Surgery, located at the Marshall University Medical Center. For appointments, please call 304-691-1200.

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Date Posted: Thursday, July 09, 2015