University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Linda D. Ferrell, MD

Linda D. Ferrell, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology, UCSF

Education

University of Kansas, Lawrence KS, B.A., 1974, Microbiology
University of Kansas, Lawrence KS, M.D., 1977, Medicine
University of Kansas, Lawrence KS, Resident, 1977-79, Pathology
Univ. California, San Francisco, CA, Chief Resident, 1980-81, Pathology


Professional Experience

  • 1988-94
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 1994-present
    Professor of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 1999-present
    Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Director of Surgical Pathology

Honors & Awards

  • 1983
    Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, UCSF
  • 1984
    American Roentgen Ray Executive Council Award
  • 1987
    Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF
  • 1987
    Distinction in Teaching, Pathology Residents
  • 1989
    125th Anniversary Celebration Award for Exceptional Contribution, UCSF
  • 1991
    "Major Contribution to Teaching" award, 1993 Medical Student Class, UCSF
  • 1992
    MS IV Award for Teaching Excellence, UCSF
  • 1993
    MS IV Award for Teaching Excellence, UCSF
  • 1993
    Recognition Award, US and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • 1994
    MS IV Award for Teaching Excellence, UCSF
  • 1994
    MS IV Award for Teaching Excellence, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Graham RP, Yeh MM, Lam-Himlin D, Roberts LR, Terracciano L, Cruise MW, Greipp PT, Zreik RT, Jain D, Zaid N, Salaria SN, Jin L, Wang X, Rustin JG, Kerr SE, Sukov WR, Solomon DA, Kakar S, Waterhouse E, Gill RM, Ferrell L, Alves VA, Nart D, Yilmaz F, Roessler S, Longerich T, Schirmacher P, Torbenson MS. Molecular testing for the clinical diagnosis of fibrolamellar carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2017 Sep 01.
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  2. 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 Jun; 30(6):834-842.
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  3. Deniz K, Moreira RK, Yeh MM, Ferrell LD. Steatohepatitis-like Changes in Focal Nodular Hyperplasia, A Finding to Distinguish From Steatohepatitic Variant of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Feb; 41(2):277-281.
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  4. Balitzer D, Shafizadeh N, Peters MG, Ferrell LD, Alshak N, Kakar S. Autoimmune hepatitis: review of histologic features included in the simplified criteria proposed by the international autoimmune hepatitis group and proposal for new histologic criteria. Mod Pathol. 2017 May; 30(5):773-783.
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  5. Ehman EC, Umetsu SE, Ohliger MA, Fidelman N, Ferrell LD, Yeh BM, Yee J, Hope TA. Imaging prediction of residual hepatocellular carcinoma after locoregional therapy in patients undergoing liver transplantation or partial hepatectomy. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Nov; 41(11):2161-2168.
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  6. Cuervo H, Nielsen CM, Simonetto DA, Ferrell L, Shah VH, Wang RA. Endothelial notch signaling is essential to prevent hepatic vascular malformations in mice. Hepatology. 2016 Oct; 64(4):1302-1316.
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  7. Tsokos CG, Krings G, Yilmaz F, Ferrell LD, Gill RM. Proliferative index facilitates distinction between benign biliary lesions and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Hum Pathol. 2016 Nov; 57:61-67.
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  8. Ehman EC, Behr SC, Umetsu SE, Fidelman N, Yeh BM, Ferrell LD, Hope TA. Rate of observation and inter-observer agreement for LI-RADS major features at CT and MRI in 184 pathology proven hepatocellular carcinomas. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 May; 41(5):963-9.
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  9. Quaglia A, Alves VA, Balabaud C, Bhathal PS, Bioulac-Sage P, Crawford JM, Dhillon AP, Ferrell L, Guido M, Hytiroglou P, Nakanuma Y, Paradis V, Snover DC, Theise ND, Thung SN, Tsui WM, van Leeuwen DJ. Role of aetiology in the progression, regression, and parenchymal remodelling of liver disease: implications for liver biopsy interpretation. Histopathology. 2016 Jun; 68(7):953-67.
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  10. 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.
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  11. Yeh MM, Belt P, Brunt EM, Kowdley KV, Wilson LA, Ferrell L. Acidophil bodies in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Hum Pathol. 2016 06; 52:28-37.
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  12. Cho SJ, Ferrell LD, Gill RM. Expression of liver fatty acid binding protein in hepatocellular carcinoma. Hum Pathol. 2016 Apr; 50:135-9.
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  13. Stueck AE, Qu Z, Huang MA, Campreciós G, Ferrell LD, Thung SN. Hepatocellular Carcinoma Arising in an HNF-1a-Mutated Adenoma in a 23-Year-Old Woman with Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young: A Case Report. Semin Liver Dis. 2015 Nov; 35(4):444-9.
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  14. Kakar S, Torbenson M, Jain D, Wu TT, Yeh M, Ferrell LD. Immunohistochemical pitfalls in the diagnosis of hepatocellular adenomas and focal nodular hyperplasia: accurate understanding of diverse staining patterns is essential for diagnosis and risk assessment. Mod Pathol. 2015 Jan; 28(1):159-60.
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  15. Balabaud C, Bioulac-Sage P, Ferrell L, Kakar S, Paradis V, Quaglia A, Sempoux C, Thung S, Zucman-Rossi J. Well-differentiated hepatocellular neoplasm of uncertain malignant potential. Hum Pathol. 2015 Apr; 46(4):634-5.
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  16. Zhao L, Hosseini M, Wilcox R, Liu Q, Crook T, Taxy JB, Ferrell L, Hart J. Segmental cholangiectasia clinically worrisome for cholangiocarcinoma: comparison with recurrent pyogenic cholangitis. Hum Pathol. 2015 Mar; 46(3):426-33.
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  17. Jen KY, Fix OK, Foster EN, Laszik ZG, Ferrell LD. Monoclonal light chain deposits within the stomach manifesting as immunotactoid gastropathy. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2015 Feb; 39(1):62-8.
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  18. Krings G, Can B, Ferrell L. Aberrant centrizonal features in chronic hepatic venous outflow obstruction: centrilobular mimicry of portal-based disease. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Feb; 38(2):205-14.
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  19. Shafizadeh N, Genrich G, Ferrell L, Kakar S. Hepatocellular adenomas in a large community population, 2000 to 2010: reclassification per current World Health Organization classification and results of long-term follow-up. Hum Pathol. 2014 May; 45(5):976-83.
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  20. Chen W, Rock JB, Yearsley MM, Ferrell LD, Frankel WL. Different collagen types show distinct rates of increase from early to late stages of hepatitis C-related liver fibrosis. Hum Pathol. 2014 Jan; 45(1):160-5.
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