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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. 

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Hirose K, Visser BC. Images in clinical medicine. Massive subcutaneous emphysema after tracheal perforation. N Engl J Med. 2004 Jul 15; 351(3):e2. View in PubMed
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