Rita Mukhtar, MD

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Rita Mukhtar, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCSF

Rita.Mukhtar@ucsf.edu

Box 1710, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143

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Cancer Center Membership

Member » Breast Oncology

Education

UC Berkeley, AB, 12/2000, Molecular and Cell Biology
UC San Francisco, MD, 05/2006
UC San Francisco, Postdoctoral Fellow, 06/2011, Advanced Training in Clinical Research
UC San Francisco, Resident, 06/2013, General Surgery
UC San Francisco, Fellow, 06/2014, Breast Surgical Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 2016-present
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 2003
    Storer Scholarship, UCSF School of Medicine
  • 2005
    Student Research Award, Association for Academic Surgery
  • 2006
    Steinhart Scholarship, UCSF School of Medicine
  • 2007
    Dr Galante Scholarship Award, UCSF Department of Surgery
  • 2009
    Resident Research Scholarship, UCSF CTSI
  • 2013
    Teaching Award for Cherished Housestaff, UCSF School of Medicine
  • 2013
    Lawrence Way Critical Thinking Award, UCSF Department of Surgery

Selected Publications

  1. Campbell MJ, Baehner F, O'Meara T, Ojukwu E, Han B, Mukhtar R, Tandon V, Endicott M, Zhu Z, Wong J, Krings G, Au A, Gray JW, Esserman L. Characterizing the immune microenvironment in high-risk ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Oct 26.
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  2. Mukhtar RA, Piper ML, Freise C, Van't Veer LJ, Baehner FL, Esserman LJ. The Novel Application of Genomic Profiling Assays to Shorten Inactive Status for Potential Kidney Transplant Recipients With Breast Cancer. Am J Transplant. 2017 Jan; 17(1):292-295.
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  3. Price ER, Wong J, Mukhtar R, Hylton N, Esserman LJ. How to use magnetic resonance imaging following neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced breast cancer. World J Clin Cases. 2015 Jul 16; 3(7):607-13.
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  4. Mukhtar RA, Wong JM, Esserman LJ. Preventing Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment: Just the Next Step in the Evolution of Breast Cancer Care. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 Jun; 13(6):737-43.
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  5. Campbell MJ, Wolf D, Mukhtar RA, Tandon V, Yau C, Au A, Baehner F, van't Veer L, Berry D, Esserman LJ. The prognostic implications of macrophages expressing proliferating cell nuclear antigen in breast cancer depend on immune context. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e79114.
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  6. Mukhtar RA, Yau C, Rosen M, Tandon VJ. Clinically meaningful tumor reduction rates vary by prechemotherapy MRI phenotype and tumor subtype in the I-SPY 1 TRIAL (CALGB 150007/150012; ACRIN 6657). Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Nov; 20(12):3823-30.
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  7. Lips EH, Mukhtar RA, Yau C, de Ronde JJ, Livasy C, Carey LA, Loo CE, Vrancken-Peeters MJ, Sonke GS, Berry DA, Van't Veer LJ, Esserman LJ, Wesseling J, Rodenhuis S, Shelley Hwang E. Lobular histology and response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in invasive breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Nov; 136(1):35-43.
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  8. Adisa CA, Eleweke N, Alfred AA, Campbell MJ, Sharma R, Nseyo O, Tandon V, Mukhtar R, Greninger A, Risi JD, Esserman LJ. Biology of breast cancer in Nigerian women: a pilot study. Ann Afr Med. 2012 Jul-Sep; 11(3):169-75.
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  9. Mukhtar RA, Moore AP, Tandon VJ, Nseyo O, Twomey P, Adisa CA, Eleweke N, Au A, Baehner FL, Moore DH, McGrath MS, Olopade OI, Gray JW, Campbell MJ, Esserman LJ. Elevated levels of proliferating and recently migrated tumor-associated macrophages confer increased aggressiveness and worse outcomes in breast cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Nov; 19(12):3979-86.
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  10. Mukhtar RA, Moore AP, Nseyo O, Baehner FL, Au A, Moore DH, Twomey P, Campbell MJ, Esserman LJ. Elevated PCNA+ tumor-associated macrophages in breast cancer are associated with early recurrence and non-Caucasian ethnicity. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Nov; 130(2):635-44.
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  11. Mukhtar RA, Nseyo O, Campbell MJ, Esserman LJ. Tumor-associated macrophages in breast cancer as potential biomarkers for new treatments and diagnostics. Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2011 Jan; 11(1):91-100.
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  12. Mukhtar RA, Baskin LS, Stock PG, Lee H. Long-term survival and renal transplantation in a monozygotic twin with cloacal dysgenesis sequence. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Dec; 44(12):e31-3.
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  13. Mukhtar RA, Throckmorton AD, Alvarado MD, Ewing CA, Esserman LJ, Chiu C, Hwang ES. Bacteriologic features of surgical site infections following breast surgery. Am J Surg. 2009 Oct; 198(4):529-31.
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  14. Mukhtar RA, Theodore PR. Benign thoracic disease in the elderly. Thorac Surg Clin. 2009 Aug; 19(3):313-9.
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  15. Mukhtar RA, Kattan OM, Harris HW. Variation in annual volume at a university hospital does not predict mortality for pancreatic resections. HPB Surg. 2008; 2008:190914.
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  16. Spitzer AL, Mukhtar RA, Harris HW. Image of the month--quiz case. Traumatic intramuscular cyst of the duodenum. Arch Surg. 2005 Oct; 140(10):1005-6.
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  17. Mukhtar R, Choi J, Koo JY. Quality-of-life issues in psoriasis. Dermatol Clin. 2004 Oct; 22(4):389-95, viii.
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