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Kenzo Hirose, M.D.

Kenzo Hirose, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Associate Director,  General Surgery Residency Program

Contact Information

Phone: (415) 502-5577
Fax: (415) 502-2236
Kenzo.Hirose@ucsf.edu

 
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  • 1995, AB, Harvard University, Biochemical Sciences
  • 1999, MD, Harvard Medical School
  • 2000, Internship, University of California, San Francisco, General Surgery
  • 2006, Residency, University of California, San Francisco, General Surgery
  • 2007, Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Liver Transplantation
  • 2008, Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery Program
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Bile Duct Strictures
  • Bridging Therapies to Downstage HCC pre-Liver Transplant
  • Choledochal Cysts
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)
  • Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma)
  • Liver Cysts
  • Liver Metastases
  • Minimally Invasive Liver & Pancreas Surgery
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine (Islet Cell) Tumors
  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Dr. Kenzo Hirose is a general surgeon specializing in benign and malignant conditions of the liver, pancreas and bile duct. He has a special interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques and conducts research in patient outcomes after surgery.   

Dr. Kenzo Hirose received his medical degree from Harvard Medical school. He did his residency in general surgery at the University of California, San Francisco and his Hepatopancreatobiliary Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. 

Most recent publications from a total of 11
  1. Lancaster E, Inglis-Arkell C, Hirose K, Seib CD, Wick E, Sosa JA, Duh QY. Variability in Opioid-Prescribing Patterns in Endocrine Surgery and Discordance With Patient Use. JAMA Surg. 2019 Aug 14. View in PubMed
  2. Lancaster E, Bongiovanni T, Lin J, Croci R, Wick E, Hirose K. Residents as Key Effectors of Change in Improving Opioid Prescribing Behavior. J Surg Educ. 2019 May 31. View in PubMed
  3. Fan CJ, Hirose K, Walsh CM, Quartuccio M, Desai NM, Singh VK, Kalyani RR, Warren DS, Sun Z, Hanna MN, Makary MA. Laparoscopic Total Pancreatectomy With Islet Autotransplantation and Intraoperative Islet Separation as a Treatment for Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis. JAMA Surg. 2017 06 01; 152(6):550-556. View in PubMed
  4. Poruk KE, Lin JA, Cooper MA, He J, Makary MA, Hirose K, Cameron JL, Pawlik TM, Wolfgang CL, Eckhauser F, Weiss MJ. A novel, validated risk score to predict surgical site infection after pancreaticoduodenectomy. HPB (Oxford). 2016 11; 18(11):893-899. View in PubMed
  5. Tosoian JJ, Hicks CW, Cameron JL, Valero V, Eckhauser FE, Hirose K, Makary MA, Pawlik TM, Ahuja N, Weiss MJ, Wolfgang CL. Tracking early readmission after pancreatectomy to index and nonindex institutions: a more accurate assessment of readmission. JAMA Surg. 2015 Feb; 150(2):152-8. View in PubMed
  6. Hyder O, Dodson RM, Nathan H, Schneider EB, Weiss MJ, Cameron JL, Choti MA, Makary MA, Hirose K, Wolfgang CL, Herman JM, Pawlik TM. Influence of patient, physician, and hospital factors on 30-day readmission following pancreatoduodenectomy in the United States. JAMA Surg. 2013 Dec; 148(12):1095-102. View in PubMed
  7. Lindeman BM, Sacks BC, Hirose K, Lipsett PA. Multifaceted longitudinal study of surgical resident education, quality of life, and patient care before and after July 2011. J Surg Educ. 2013 Nov-Dec; 70(6):769-76. View in PubMed
  8. Wick EC, Shore AD, Hirose K, Ibrahim AM, Gearhart SL, Efron J, Weiner JP, Makary MA. Readmission rates and cost following colorectal surgery. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 Dec; 54(12):1475-9. View in PubMed
  9. Wick EC, Hirose K, Shore AD, Clark JM, Gearhart SL, Efron J, Makary MA. Surgical site infections and cost in obese patients undergoing colorectal surgery. Arch Surg. 2011 Sep; 146(9):1068-72. View in PubMed
  10. Hirose K, Shore AD, Wick EC, Weiner JP, Makary MA. Pay for obesity? Pay-for-performance metrics neglect increased complication rates and cost for obese patients. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Jul; 15(7):1128-35. View in PubMed
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