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Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Pathology Fellowship

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Director

  • Linda Ferrell, MD

Contact

  • Department of Pathology
  • 185 Berry Street, Box 0506
  • Lobby 2, Suite 100
  • San Francisco, CA 94107

The Department of Pathology offers one-year fellowships in Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Pathology. The fellowship provides a primary role in diagnosis of adult and pediatric gastrointestinal, liver, pancreas and the biliary tract disease. The consultation service receives ~2000 outside consultations (~60-70% medical and neoplastic liver, 30-40% tubular GI, pancreas, and hepatobiliary) and the fellow serves as a consultant for our busy in-house gastrointestinal, liver, and transplant services. UCSF has large pediatric/adult IBD centers and is a renowned liver transplant center and so provides especially rich diagnostic material in these areas. Fellows also participate in multidisciplinary clinical conferences, including liver transplant, hepatology/gastroenterology conferences, pediatric gastroenterology conference, as well as other ad hoc conferences pertinent to the Liver/GI cases. There are numerous research opportunities and the service extensively uses cutting edge immunohistochemistry and molecular techniques. Rotations are available at Moffitt Hospital and the VA Medical Center; an elective endoscopy experience is available at the VA.

Additional years of post-doctoral level training may be available for qualified candidates with an interest in basic research into questions related to hepatobiliary & gastrointestinal disease.

Candidates who are also interested in general surgical pathology training, in addition to Liver/GI subspecialty training, may be offered a two year combined clinical training experience (please see our surgical pathology fellowship webpage for more details), which may allow for limited independent sign out experience during the second year.

Current Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Pathology Group Photo

Back Row (left to right): Aras Mattis, Kim Evason, Mojgan Hosseini-Varnamkhasti & Menaka Raju

Front Row (left to right): Sanjay Kakar, Grace E. Kim, Linda Ferrell & Ryan Gill

Back Row (left to right): Gregor Krings, Aras Mattis, Mojgan Hosseini-Varnamkhasti, Kim Evason & Menaka Raju

Front Row (left to right): Sanjay Kakar, Raga Ramachandran, Linda Ferrell & Ryan Gill

Fellowship Photos & Abstract Information

Faculty Involved with Fellowship

Kimberley J. Evason, MD, PhD
Linda Ferrell, MD
Ryan M. Gill, MD, PhD
Sanjay Kakar, MD
Grace E. Kim, MD
Gregor Krings, MD, PhD
Aras Mattis, MD, PhD
Raga Ramachandran, MD, PhD

Current & Future Residents & Fellows

2014-15
Gillian Genrich, MD, MPH
Carolyn O. Sangokoya, MD, PhD
Sarah E. Umetsu, MD, PhD

2015-16
Rocky Adams, MD, MBA
Won-Tak Choi, MD, PhD
Christos Tsokos, MD, PhD



Past Fellows

Individual
Year Completed
Fellowship Activity
Post Graduate or Current Position
Annoel P. Yabes, MD
2006
HCC Variants Independent Contractor
L. Walden Browne, MD, PhD
2007
Resident Education; FS diagnosis of fatty change for donors; Interoberserver study pre and post training on how to grade fat that showed improvement Staff Pathologist, Kaiser Permanente, Walnut Creek, CA
Hubert H. Fenton, MD
2008
Hemochromatosis and liver transplant risks Staff Pathologist, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Kimberley Evason, MD, PhD
2009
PFIC2 morphology correlation with genetic and immunohistochemical findings Postdoctoral fellow, Didier Stainer Lab, Co-Mentor: Andrei Goga
Maggie M. Lam, MD
2009
HFE mutations in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency Staff Pathologist, Alta East Bay Pathology, Inc., Oakland, CA
Rageshree Ramachandran, MD, PhD
2009
Resident Education Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology, UCSF Director of Medical Education, Department of Pathology
Ryan M. Gill, MD, PhD
2010
Centrizonal aterialization in NASH correlates with higher stage fibrosis Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology, UCSF Associate Residency Director
Aras Mattis, MD, PhD
2010
Vascular liver tumor variants Postdoctoral fellow, Holger Willenbring Lab
Andrea Pingitore, MD
2010
Recurrent hepatitis C and steatosis in transplant patients; Neonatal, perinatal obstructive live disease PATHWORK Diagnostics, San Francisco, CA
Amanda Doherty, MD
2011
Resident Education; HIV, solid organ transplant, and recurrent HCV Staff Pathologist, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara, CA
Gregor Krings, MD, PhD
2011
Immunohistologic distinction between cholangiocarcinoma and benign ductular lesions Postdoctoral fellow, Barbara Panning Lab
Soo-Jin Cho, MD, PhD
2012
Vascular malformations; FNH-like lesions in the liver UCSF Clinical Instructor
Daniel Phillips, MD
2012
Immunohistochemical stains in the diagnosis of poorly differentiated HCC Staff Pathologist, Merced Pathology Medical Group, Merced, CA
Thuy B. Nguyen, MD
2013
Immunohistochemistry of primary liver tumors Staff Pathologist, Mills Peninsula Health Services, South San Francisco, CA
Samip Patel, MD
2013
Staff Pathologist, Monterey Pathologists, Monterey, CA

Requirements

2 years anatomic pathology minimum (3 years preferred), or Board eligibility/certification in AP/CP.

Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Pathology Fellowship Online Application

Please use the link above to apply for the Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Pathology Fellowship for the academic year 2016-17. It is best to open this link in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Completed online applications are due by October 1, 2014. Early consideration will be granted to those who complete their application in advance.

If you are a Foreign Medical Graduate, please use the link below to navigate to the UCSF GME Foreign Medical Graduate web page. You must complete the steps provided on their web page prior to applying to any of our fellowships.

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