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Lucas Thornblade, MD, MPH

Lucas Thornblade, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program
  • Surgical Oncology

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  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • City of Hope National Medical Center
  • Fellowship
  • Surgical Oncology
  • 7/2021
  • University of Washington
  • Residency
  • General Surgery
  • 6/2019
  • University of Washington
  • MPH
  • 5/2017
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • MD
  • 5/2012
  • Dr. Lucas W. Thornblade, MD MPH is a Board Certified Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist who joined UCSF and the Alameda Health System at Highland Hospital in September 2021. He completed his training in General Surgery at the University of Washington and in Complex General Surgical Oncology at the City of Hope Cancer Center in Los Angeles. He has expertise in gastrointestinal malignancies including colon, gastric, pancreas, and liver cancers, as well as melanoma and sarcoma. His research and career interests lie in measuring and addressing disparities in cancer care delivery among the underserved with a focus on advanced colorectal cancer.
      Confired By    
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • 2011
  • Fulbright Fellowship
  • Hue University College of Medicine and Pharmacy
  • 2007 - 2008
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    1. Wong P, Victorino GP, Miraflor E, Alseidi A, Maker AV, Thornblade LW. Impact of safety-net hospital burden on achievement of textbook oncologic outcomes following resection in for stage I-IV colorectal cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2023 Oct 10. View in PubMed
    2. Choong K, Wong P, Thornblade L, Melstrom K, Lai L, Kaiser A, Singh G, Warner SG, Fakih M, Fong Y, Melstrom LG. Combined Liver and Colon Resection of Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases at a Quaternary Center. J Surg Res. 2023 08; 288:252-260. View in PubMed
    3. Chen JY, Nassereldine H, Cook SB, Thornblade LW, Dellinger EP, Flum DR. Paradoxical Association of Hyperglycemia and Surgical Complications Among Patients With and Without Diabetes. JAMA Surg. 2022 09 01; 157(9):765-770. View in PubMed
    4. Dominguez DA, Thornblade LW. Use of Large Retrospective Databases to Guide Tumor Staging Criteria. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 05; 29(5):2752-2753. View in PubMed
    5. O'Leary MP, Wang C, Sandhu J, Malhotra GK, Thornblade LW, Lau C, Melstrom LG, Fong Y, Singh G, Fakih MG. Salvage regional therapy using hepatic artery infusion pump in unresectable chemotherapy resistant colorectal liver metastases. Am J Surg. 2022 06; 223(6):1151-1156. View in PubMed
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