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Jessica Gosnell, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Contact Information

Campus Box 1674
University of California, San Francisco
1600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94143-1674
Clinic:   (415) 353-7687
Fax:    (415) 353-7781
Jessica.Gosnell@ucsfmedctr.org

Education

  • 1986-1990 Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, BA Biology, French Studies
  • 1990-1995 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, M.D. Medicine

Residencies

  • 1995-2002 University of California, San Francisco-East Bay, Resident, Surgery

Fellowships

  • 1998-2000  Surgical Research Lab, SFGH, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 2002-2003 University of Sydney, Sydney Australia, TS Reeve Fellow in Endocrine Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, 2004

Biography

Dr. Jessica Gosnell is a surgeon who specializes in treating endocrine glands, particularly the thyroid and parathyroid. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of General Surgery at the UCSF. In addition to her clinical, Dr. Gosnell is involved in several phase II clinical trials evaluating novel treatments for thyroid cancer. 

Dr. Gosnell earned a medical degree at the University of Washington in Seattle and completed a residency in general surgery at UCSF, where she received the Hunicutt Resident Award for Excellence in Teaching for two years. She also received a Gastrointestinal Research Training Grant from the National Institutes of Health as a research fellow at San Francisco General Hospital and completed a fellowship in endocrine surgery at the University of Sydney in Australia. 

Dr. Gosnell is one of the founding members of the General Surgery Hospitalist and Consult Service at the Parnassus Campus and pursues clinical and research interests in Endocrine Surgery. During her residence in General Surgery under the tutelage of Dr. Claude H. Organ, Dr. Gosnell received the Hunicutt Resident Award for Excellence in Teaching for two years. She was also awarded a National Institute of Health Gastrointestinal Research Training Grant, and published many peer-reviewed articles on the hepatic response to stress and gram negative septicemia during her two years at the San Francisco General laboratory. Highly respected by her peers, Dr. Gosnell was named to the list of U.S. News "Top Doctors," which denotes the top 10% of physicians within a region practicing a given specialty.

Dr. Gosnell was awarded an international fellowship as the TS Reeve Endocrine Surgery Fellow in Sydney, Australia, and directed the Endocrine Surgical program at the UCSF-San Mateo medical center section.

 

Publications

Most recent publications from a total of 38
  1. Candell L, Campbell MJ, Shen WT, Gosnell JE, Clark OH, Duh QY. Ultrasound-guided methylene blue dye injection for parathyroid localization in the reoperative neck. World J Surg. 2014 Jan; 38(1):88-91. View in PubMed
  2. Campbell MJ, Seib CD, Gosnell J. Vandetanib and the management of advanced medullary thyroid cancer. Curr Opin Oncol. 2013 Jan; 25(1):39-43. View in PubMed
  3. Cisco RM, Kuo JH, Ogawa L, Scholten A, Tsinberg M, Duh QY, Clark OH, Gosnell JE, Shen WT. Impact of race on intraoperative parathyroid hormone kinetics: an analysis of 910 patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism. Arch Surg. 2012 Nov 1; 147(11):1036-40. View in PubMed
  4. Tsinberg M, Duh QY, Cisco RM, Gosnell JE, Scholten A, Clark OH, Shen WT. Practice patterns and job satisfaction in fellowship-trained endocrine surgeons. Surgery. 2012 Dec; 152(6):953-6. View in PubMed
  5. Schreinemakers JM, Vriens MR, Munoz-Perez N, Guerrero MA, Suh I, Rinkes IH, Gosnell J, Shen WT, Clark OH, Duh QY. Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography scan-positive recurrent papillary thyroid cancer and the prognosis and implications for surgical management. World J Surg Oncol. 2012; 10:192. View in PubMed
  6. Harari A, Sippel RS, Goldstein R, Aziz S, Shen W, Gosnell J, Duh QY, Clark OH. Successful localization of recurrent thyroid cancer in reoperative neck surgery using ultrasound-guided methylene blue dye injection. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Oct; 215(4):555-61. View in PubMed
  7. Grogan RH, Mitmaker EJ, Hwang J, Gosnell JE, Duh QY, Clark OH, Shen WT. A population-based prospective cohort study of complications after thyroidectomy in the elderly. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 May; 97(5):1645-53. View in PubMed
  8. Cisco RM, Shen WT, Gosnell JE. Extent of surgery for papillary thyroid cancer: preoperative imaging and role of prophylactic and therapeutic neck dissection. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2012 Mar; 13(1):1-10. View in PubMed
  9. Harari A, Waring A, Fernandez-Ranvier G, Hwang J, Suh I, Mitmaker E, Shen W, Gosnell J, Duh QY, Clark O. Parathyroid carcinoma: a 43-year outcome and survival analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Dec; 96(12):3679-86. View in PubMed
  10. Guerrero MA, Lindsay S, Suh I, Vriens MR, Khanafshar E, Shen WT, Gosnell J, Kebebew E, Duh QY, Clark OH. Medullary Thyroid Cancer: It is a pain in the neck? J Cancer. 2011; 2:200-5. View in PubMed
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