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Ryan M. Gill, MD, PhD

Research and Clinical Interests

Dr. Ryan Gill is a surgical pathologist at UCSF Medical Center who specializes in the diagnosis and evaluation of adult and pediatric liver disease, liver transplantation, inflammatory bowel disease, and liver and gastrointestinal tract neoplasia and lymphoma. In his research, he focuses on diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options for medical liver disease (in particular NASH), liver transplantation, inflammatory bowel disease, liver/GI neoplasia, and extranodal lymphoma. Dr. Gill received an M.D. and Ph.D. at the University of Kansas in Kansas City, KS. He then completed a combined anatomic and clinical pathology residency, followed by fellowships in hematopathology and liver and gastrointestinal pathology at UCSF. Dr. Gill is a member of several professional organizations, including the Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society, the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society, the Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society, the American Pathology Foundation, and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. Dr. Gill has published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles on liver and gastrointestinal pathology and lectures around the world. He is an Associate Professor, and the Director of Surgical Pathology, in the UCSF Department of Pathology.

Selected Publications

  • Choi WT, Jen KY, Wang D, Tavakol M, Roberts JP, Gill RM. Donor Liver Small Droplet Macrovesicular Steatosis is Associated with Increased Risk for Recipient Allograft Rejection. American Journal of Surgical Pathology, 2017, Jan 4. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000802.
  • Geha R, Peters M, Gill RM, Dhaliwal G. Histology Rings True. N Engl J Med. 2017 Mar 2;376(9):869-874. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcps1609391. PubMed PMID: 28249146.
  • Tsai JH, Ferrell LD, Tan V, Yeh MM, Sarkar M, Gill RM. Aggressive non-alcoholic steatohepatitis following rapid weight loss and/or malnutrition. Mod Pathol. 2017 Mar 3. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2017.13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28256569.
  • Chen B, Wei W, Ma L, Yang B, Gill RM, Chua MS, Butte AJ, So S. Computational Discovery of Niclosamide Ethanolamine, A Repurposed Drug Candidate That Reduces Growth of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells in Vitro and in Mice by Inhibiting CDC37 Signaling. Gastroenterology. 2017 Mar 8. pii: S0016-5085(17)30264-0. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2017.02.039. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28284560.
  • Gill RM, Buelow B, Mather C, Joseph NM, Alves V, Brunt EM, Liu TC, Makhlouf H, Marginean C, Nalbantoglu I, Sempoux C, Snover DC, Thung SN, Yeh MM, Ferrell LD. Hepatic small vessel neoplasm, a rare infiltrative vascular neoplasm of uncertain malignant potential. Hum Pathol. 2016 Aug;54:143-51. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2016.03.018. Epub 2016 Apr 14. PubMed PMID: 27090685; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5242228.

Selected Books/Chapters

  • Gill RM and Kakar S. Chapter 36: Non-Neoplastic Liver Disease (2015), in S.E. Mills. STERNBERG’S DIAGNOSTIC SURGICAL PATHOLOGY, 6th edition, 1663-1703, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Ferrell LD, Gill RM, and Geisinger KR., Neoplasms and Tumor-Like Conditions of the Liver (2015), in Wick M, Livolsi V, Pfeifer J, Stelow E, Wakely P (eds). SILVERBERG’S PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SURGICAL PATHOLOGY AND CYTOPATHOLOGY, 5th edition, 2109-2144, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
  • Gill RM, Kakar S, Ferrell L. 18. Macrophage infiltrate. (2011) in Ferrell LD and Kakar S. LIVER PATHOLOGY, 1st edition, 265-274, Demos Medical Publishing, New York, NY.
Ryan M. Gill, MD, PhD
  • Director of Surgical Pathology
  • Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology Laboratories, Moffitt-Long Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
  • Pathology
  • Surgical Pathology

Specialty Area

Surgical Pathology, Liver & GI Pathology, Hematopathology, Placental Pathology

Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:

  • UCSF
  • Ryan M. Gill, MD, PhD
  • Pathology, Box 0102
  • 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M-559
  • San Francisco, CA 94143

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • UCSF Medical Center
  • UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
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