Kimberly Kirkwood, MD

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Kimberly Kirkwood, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UCSF

Phone: (415) 502-5577 (appts)
Box 0790, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0790

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Cancer Center Membership

Associate Member » Cancer Genetics

Education

Reed College, Portland, OR, B.A., 1977-1981, Biology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, M.D., 1981-1985, Medicine


Professional Experience

  • 1985-1988
    Intern/Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • 1988-1991
    Research Fellow, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1991-1993
    Resident/Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • 1993-1994
    Chief of the General Surgical Teaching Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • 1994-1994
    Attending in Trauma and General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • 1994-2000
    Assistant Professor of Surgery in Residence, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
  • 2000-present
    Associate Professor of Surgery in Residence, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 1981
    Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
  • 1981
    Walter Croll Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • 1983-85
    President, Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, University of Pennsylvania Chapter
  • 1989-90
    Claude E. Welch Research Fellowship Award, Department of Surgery, Mass General Hospital
  • 1990-91
    Claude E. Welch Research Fellowship Award, Department of Surgery, Mass General Hospital
  • 1995-96
    Nominated, Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF School of Medicine
  • 1996-97
    Excellence in Teaching, UCSF Department of Surgery Chief Residents
  • 1998
    Clinical Teaching Award, UCSF School of Medicine, Class of 1998
  • 1999
    Nominated, Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching, Medical Students

Selected Publications

  1. Next generation sequencing of pancreatic cyst fluid microRNAs from low grade-benign and high grade-invasive lesions. Cancer Lett. 2015 Jan 28; 356(2 Pt B):404-9.
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  2. Serine proteases and protease-activated receptor 2 mediate the proinflammatory and algesic actions of diverse stimulants. Br J Pharmacol. 2014 Aug; 171(16):3814-26.
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  3. Transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 mediates chronic pancreatitis pain in mice. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 Jun 1; 304(11):G1002-12.
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  4. Informed consent for innovative surgery: a survey of patients and surgeons. Surgery. 2013 Apr; 153(4):473-80.
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  5. Active cathepsins B, L, and S in murine and human pancreatitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2012 Oct 15; 303(8):G894-903.
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  6. Ethical management of conflict of interest: proposed standards for academic surgical societies. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Nov; 213(5):677-82.
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  7. Serine proteases mediate inflammatory pain in acute pancreatitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 Jun; 300(6):G1033-42.
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  8. Transient receptor potential ion channels V4 and A1 contribute to pancreatitis pain in mice. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 Sep; 299(3):G556-71.
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  9. Technique for placement of lumboperitoneal catheters using a combined laparoscopic procedure with the Seldinger micropuncture technique. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jul; 207(1):e5-7.
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  10. MUC5AC, a gel-forming mucin accumulating in gallstone disease, is overproduced via an epidermal growth factor receptor pathway in the human gallbladder. Am J Pathol. 2006 Dec; 169(6):2031-41.
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  11. Trends in laparoscopic splenectomy for massive splenomegaly. Arch Surg. 2006 Aug; 141(8):755-61; discussion 761-2.
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  12. Calcitonin gene-related peptide partially mediates nociception in acute experimental pancreatitis. Surgery. 2006 Feb; 139(2):197-201.
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  13. Transient receptor potential vanilloid 1, calcitonin gene-related peptide, and substance P mediate nociception in acute pancreatitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2006 May; 290(5):G959-69.
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  14. Neutral endopeptidase determines the severity of pancreatitis-associated lung injury. J Surg Res. 2005 Sep; 128(1):21-7.
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  15. Transient receptor potential vanilloid (TRPV-1) promotes neurogenic inflammation in the pancreas via activation of the neurokinin-1 receptor (NK-1R). Pancreas. 2005 Apr; 30(3):260-5.
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  16. Medical versus surgical management of biliary tract disease in pregnancy. Am J Surg. 2004 Dec; 188(6):755-9.
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  17. Pancreatic resection in the elderly. J Am Coll Surg. 2004 May; 198(5):697-706.
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  18. Activation of nociceptive neurons in T9 and T10 in cerulein pancreatitis. J Surg Res. 2004 Apr; 117(2):195-201.
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  19. SIR 2003 film panel case 5: massive hemorrhage from portal vein disruption. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003 Jun; 14(6):797-802.
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  20. Lovastatin alters biliary lipid composition and dissolves gallstones: a long-term study in prairie dogs. Dig Dis Sci. 2002 Oct; 47(10):2192-210.
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