Department of Surgery welcomes new clinical faculty members


The 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:

JamesKitchenJames C. Kitchen, M.D., a fellowship-trained vascular surgeon, joins the Department of Surgery and the medical staff at Cabell Huntington Hospital. Kitchen graduated from Marshall’s School of Medicine in 2008 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 Medical Center.

NathanielAdkinsNathaniel Seth Adkins, M.D., a fellowship-trained critical care surgeon, 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. 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 too is accepting new patients in the offices of Marshall Surgery.