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Eric K. Nakakura, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-9888 (appts)
Box 1932, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1932

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Education

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, BS, 1990, Bioengineering-Premedic
Stanford Medical School, Stanford, CA, MD, 1995, Medicine
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, PhD, 2001, Cellular/Molecular Medicine


Professional Experience

  • 1995-1996
    Intern, General Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
  • 1996-2003
    Resident, General Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
  • 2003-2004
    Fellow, Surgical Oncology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
  • 2003-2004
    Assistant Chief of Service/Instructor, General Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • 2004-2011
    Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2011-present
    Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 1988
    Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, San Diego
  • 1990
    Magna Cum Laude, University of California, San Diego
  • 1991
    Stanford Medical Student Scholars Program Research Fellow
  • 1992
    International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Poster Award Recipient
  • 1992
    American Heart Association Medical Student Research Fellow
  • 2000
    George D. Zuidema Award for Laboratory Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • 2003
    John L. Cameron Technical Excellence Award, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • 2007
    Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
  • 2009
    Excellence in Teaching Award, The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators
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Selected Publications

  1. Tempero MA, Malafa MP, Behrman SW, Benson AB, Casper ES, Chiorean EG, Chung V, Cohen SJ, Czito B, Engebretson A, Feng M, Hawkins WG, Herman J, Hoffman JP, Ko A, Komanduri S, Koong A, Lowy AM, Ma WW, Merchant NB, Mulvihill SJ, Muscarella P, Nakakura EK, Obando J, Pitman MB, Reddy S, Sasson AR, Thayer SP, Weekes CD, Wolff RA, Wolpin BM, Burns JL, Freedman-Cass DA. Pancreatic adenocarcinoma, version 2.2014. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Aug; 12(8):1083-93.
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  2. Nakakura EK. Home, sweet home, after surgery. JAMA Surg. 2014 Mar 1; 149(3):251.
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  3. Ducker GS, Atreya CE, Simko JP, Hom YK, Matli MR, Benes CH, Hann B, Nakakura EK, Bergsland EK, Donner DB, Settleman J, Shokat KM, Warren RS. Incomplete inhibition of phosphorylation of 4E-BP1 as a mechanism of primary resistance to ATP-competitive mTOR inhibitors. Oncogene. 2014 Mar 20; 33(12):1590-600.
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  4. Wang SC, Fidelman N, Nakakura EK. Management of well-differentiated gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors metastatic to the liver. Semin Oncol. 2013 Feb; 40(1):69-74.
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  5. Nakakura EK. Reply to P.H. Sugarbaker. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jan 20; 31(3):397-8.
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  6. Webb EM, Wang ZJ, Westphalen AC, Nakakura EK, Coakley FV, Yeh BM. Can CT features differentiate between inferior vena cava leiomyosarcomas and primary retroperitoneal masses? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jan; 200(1):205-9.
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  7. Parekh JR, Wang SC, Bergsland EK, Venook AP, Warren RS, Kim GE, Nakakura EK. Lymph node sampling rates and predictors of nodal metastasis in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor resections: the UCSF experience with 149 patients. Pancreas. 2012 Aug; 41(6):840-4.
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  8. Tempero MA, Arnoletti JP, Behrman SW, Ben-Josef E, Benson AB, Casper ES, Cohen SJ, Czito B, Ellenhorn JD, Hawkins WG, Herman J, Hoffman JP, Ko A, Komanduri S, Koong A, Ma WW, Malafa MP, Merchant NB, Mulvihill SJ, Muscarella P, Nakakura EK, Obando J, Pitman MB, Sasson AR, Tally A, Thayer SP, Whiting S, Wolff RA, Wolpin BM, Freedman-Cass DA, Shead DA. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma, version 2.2012: featured updates to the NCCN Guidelines. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Jun 1; 10(6):703-13.
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  9. Nakakura EK. Pseudomyxoma peritonei: more questions than answers. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jul 10; 30(20):2429-30.
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  10. Tseng WW, Wang SC, Eichler CM, Warren RS, Nakakura EK. Complete and safe resection of challenging retroperitoneal tumors: anticipation of multi-organ and major vascular resection and use of adjunct procedures. World J Surg Oncol. 2011; 9:143.
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  11. Leong SP, Nakakura EK, Pollock R, Choti MA, Morton DL, Henner WD, Lal A, Pillai R, Clark OH, Cady B. Unique patterns of metastases in common and rare types of malignancy. J Surg Oncol. 2011 May 1; 103(6):607-14.
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  12. Tempero MA, Arnoletti JP, Behrman S, Ben-Josef E, Benson AB, Berlin JD, Cameron JL, Casper ES, Cohen SJ, Duff M, Ellenhorn JD, Hawkins WG, Hoffman JP, Kuvshinoff BW, Malafa MP, Muscarella P, Nakakura EK, Sasson AR, Thayer SP, Tyler DS, Warren RS, Whiting S, Willett C, Wolff RA. Pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2010 Sep; 8(9):972-1017.
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  13. Wang YC, Iezza G, Zuraek MB, Jablons DM, Theodore PR, Bergsland EK, Donner DB, Warren RS, Nakakura EK. Lack of NKX2.2 expression in bronchopulmonary typical carcinoid tumors: implications for patients with neuroendocrine tumor metastases and unknown primary site. J Surg Res. 2010 Sep; 163(1):47-51.
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  14. Fidelman N, Freed RC, Nakakura EK, Rosenberg J, Bloom AI. Arterial embolization for the management of gastrointestinal hemorrhage from metastatic renal cell carcinoma. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 May; 21(5):741-4.
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  15. Wang SC, Parekh JR, Zuraek MB, Venook AP, Bergsland EK, Warren RS, Nakakura EK. Identification of unknown primary tumors in patients with neuroendocrine liver metastases. Arch Surg. 2010 Mar; 145(3):276-80.
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  16. Wang YC, Zuraek MB, Kosaka Y, Ota Y, German MS, Deneris ES, Bergsland EK, Donner DB, Warren RS, Nakakura EK. The ETS oncogene family transcription factor FEV identifies serotonin-producing cells in normal and neoplastic small intestine. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2010 Mar; 17(1):283-91.
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  17. Olson P, Lu J, Zhang H, Shai A, Chun MG, Wang Y, Libutti SK, Nakakura EK, Golub TR, Hanahan D. MicroRNA dynamics in the stages of tumorigenesis correlate with hallmark capabilities of cancer. Genes Dev. 2009 Sep 15; 23(18):2152-65.
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  18. Ruan DT, Warren RS, Moalem J, Chung KW, Griffin AC, Shen W, Duh QY, Nakakura E, Donner DB, Khanafshar E, Weng J, Clark OH, Kebebew E. Mitogen-inducible gene-6 expression correlates with survival and is an independent predictor of recurrence in BRAF(V600E) positive papillary thyroid cancers. Surgery. 2008 Dec; 144(6):908-13; discussion 913-4.
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  19. Wang YC, Gallego-Arteche E, Iezza G, Yuan X, Matli MR, Choo SP, Zuraek MB, Gogia R, Lynn FC, German MS, Bergsland EK, Donner DB, Warren RS, Nakakura EK. Homeodomain transcription factor NKX2.2 functions in immature cells to control enteroendocrine differentiation and is expressed in gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2009 Mar; 16(1):267-79.
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  20. Guo L, Clark JP, Warren RS, Nakakura EK. Compound muscle action potentials and spontaneous electromyography can be used to identify and protect the femoral nerve during resection of large retroperitoneal tumors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Jun; 15(6):1594-9.
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