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Ryutaro Hirose, M.D.

Ryutaro Hirose, M.D.

  • Professor of Surgery 
  • Division of Transplant Surgery
  • Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Value
  • Associate Program Director,
  • UCSF General Surgery Residency Program
  • Surgical Medical Director, Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).

Contact Information

(415) 353-1888 Clinical, Liver
(415) 353-1551 Clinical, Kidney and Pancreas
(415) 353-8783 Academic
Ryutaro.Hirose@ucsfmedctr.org   
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  • Columbia College, Columbia University, B.A., Mathematics, 1981-85
  • Columbia University College of Physicians And Surgeons, M.D., 1985-89
  • University of California, San Francisco, Intern and Resident, Surgery, 1989-92
  • University of California, San Francisco, Resident, Surgery, 1995-96
  • University of California, San Francisco, Chief Resident, Surgery, 1996-97 
  • University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, Transplant Surgery, 1997-99
  • University of California, San Francisco, Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Medicine, 1992-95
  • American Board of Surgery, 1998
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Bile Duct Strictures
  • Complex Cancer Resections
  • Fulminant Hepatic Failure
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancer)
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
  • Living Donor Liver Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplants
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Surgical Shunts
  • Ischemia Reperfusion Injury in Fatty Livers
  • Ischemia-reperfusion Injury in Kidneys and Hyperglycemia
  • Living Donor Liver Transplantation
  • Non-melanoma Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant Patients
  • Outcomes in Renal Transplant Recipients
  • Pathogenesis of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

Ryutaro Hirose, M.D. is a professor of surgery and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Value. He is also Surgical Medical Director of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).

Dr. Hirose performs liver, kidney and pancreas transplants. After graduating from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, he completed his clinical and research training at UCSF as a resident in general surgery as well as a fellow in molecular medicine and transplantation surgery. His research interests include renal and hepatic ischemia - reperfusion injury, immune monitoring and skin cancer in transplant recipients. He has received funding from the NIH, NKF, UCSF, ASTS, and private industry. He is also actively involved with teaching students and residents. 

Dr. Hirose's research focus is ischemia-reperfusion injury and potential interventions to ameliorate renal and hepatic I-R injury. His group uses animal models, performs clinical and translational research as well as research on deceased donors. He collaborates with Dr. Claus Niemann, MD from the Dept. Anesthesia and they are co-Directors of the Ischemic Organ Injury Lab.

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  1. Miller J, Lyden GR, Zaun D, Kasiske BL, Hirose R, Israni AK, Snyder JJ. Transplant program evaluations in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Am J Transplant. 2022 Jun 21. View in PubMed
  2. Israni AK, Hirose R, Segev DL, Hart A, Schaffhausen CR, Axelrod DA, Kasiske BL, Snyder JJ. Toward continuous improvement of Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients performance reporting: Advances following 2012 consensus conference and future consensus building for 2022 consensus conference. Clin Transplant. 2022 Jul; 36(7):e14716. View in PubMed
  3. Amara D, Hansen KS, Kupiec-Weglinski SA, Braun HJ, Hirose R, Hilton JF, Rickels MR, Odorico JS, Stock PG. Pancreas Transplantation for Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review, Critical Gaps in the Literature, and a Path Forward. Transplantation. 2022 May 05. View in PubMed
  4. Roll GR, Hirose R. Toward a more efficient organ placement system (and defeating FOMO). Am J Transplant. 2022 06; 22(6):1511-1512. View in PubMed
  5. Amara D, Parekh J, Sudan D, Elias N, Foley DP, Conzen K, Grieco A, Braun HJ, Greenstein S, Byrd C, Ko C, Hirose R. Surgical complications after living and deceased donor liver transplant: The NSQIP transplant experience. Clin Transplant. 2022 Jun; 36(6):e14610. View in PubMed
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