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Hueylan Chern, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Contact Information

415-885-3606 - Clinic Office
415-885-7678 - Clinic Fax
415-885-3625 - Academic Office
415-885-3886 - Academic Fax
Hueylan.Chern@ucsfmedctr.org
 
 

Education

  • 1994-98 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ - B.A., Biochemistry
  • 1998-2002 University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ - M.D.

Residencies

  • 2002-07 Brown University, Providence, RI- Resident, General Surgery

Fellowships

  • 2007-08 UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ - Fellow, Colorectal Surgery
  • 2008-09 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, NY - Fellow, Transrectal Ultrasound Clinical Fellowship

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, 2007
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2009

Program Affiliations

  • UCSF Center for Pelvic Physiology

Clinical Expertise

Biography

Dr. Hueylan Chern is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a colorectal surgery specialist, who received her M.D. from UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School and completed her general surgery training at Brown University. After her residency, Dr. Chern finished a colorectal surgery fellowship at UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, followed by additional oncology training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Chern specializes in laparoscopic procedures for both malignant and benign disease conditions, such as colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticular disease. She is also trained in endorectal ultrasound, Transanal Endocscopic Microsurgery and sphincter preserving operations. Her research interests include endorectal ultrasound and colorectal cancer.

 

Publications

  1. Ng T, Ryder BA, Chern H, Sellke FW, Machan JT, Harrington DT, Cioffi WG. Leukocyte-depleted blood transfusion is associated with decreased survival in resected early-stage lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Apr; 143(4):815-9. View in PubMed
  2. Yu YB, Gau JP, You JY, Chern HH, Chau WK, Tzeng CH, Ho CH, Hsu HC. Cost-effectiveness of postremission intensive therapy in patients with acute leukemia. Ann Oncol. 2007 Mar; 18(3):529-34. View in PubMed
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