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Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., MPH

Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., MPH

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Doris F. and Donald G. Fisher Distinguished Professor in Pulmonary Therapies and Science
Program & Surgical Director, UCSF Lung Transplant Program
Director, Adult Respiratory Mechanical Circulatory Support (ECMO)

Contact Information

(415) 353-4145  Patients & Clinic (Lung Transplant Program) 
(415) 885-3882  Patients & Clinic (Thoracic Oncology Program)(415) 353-8195 Academic Office
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  • UCLA School of Medicine, M.D.
  • Harvard School of Public Health, M.P.H.
  • Guru Nanak Dev University,  M.S., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • University of California, Irvine, B.S. Biology
  • UCLA, Intern, General Surgery
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital, Resident, General Surgery
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital, Chief Resident, General Surgery
  • UCSF, Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • UCSF, Chief Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Postdoctoral Research Fellow - General Surgery, 1996-1998
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Clinical Fellow -Thoracic Surgery, 2002-30
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, CALGB Clinical Research Fellow, Thoracic Surgery, 2003-04
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology Program, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Lung Transplantation, UCSF Heart and Lung Transplantation Program
  • San Francisco Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
  • Clinical trials for new surgical modalities
  • Novel therapies for lung cancer

Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., MPH is professor of surgery in the Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCSF and Doris F. and Donald G. Fisher Distinguished Professor in Pulmonary Therapies and Science Kukreja is program and surgical director of the UCSF Medical Center Lung Transplant Program and director of the adult respiratory mechanical circulatory support (ECMO) program.

Kukreja earned a medical degree at the UCLA School of Medicine and completed residencies in general surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and in cardiothoracic surgery at UCSF. She completed fellowships in general surgery and thoracic surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and completed extensive training in the design of clinical trials. She also earned a master's degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Kukreja has received numerous professional honors including the Pharmacia/Upjohn Trauma Research Competition Award, John A. Mannick Research Award and Excellence in Teaching Award at Harvard Medical School. 

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  1. King CS, Mannem H, Kukreja J, Aryal S, Tang D, Singer JP, Bharat A, Behr J, Nathan SD. Lung Transplantation of COVID-19 Patients: How I Do It. Chest. 2021 Aug 19. View in PubMed
  2. Crespo MM, Claridge T, Domsic RT, Hartwig M, Kukreja J, Stratton K, Chan KM, Molina M, Ging P, Cochrane A, Hoetzenecker K, Ahmad U, Kapnadak S, Timofte I, Verleden G, Lyu D, Quddus S, Davis N, Porteous M, Mallea J, Perch M, Distler O, Highland K, Magnusson J, Vos R, Glanville AR. ISHLT consensus document on lung transplantation in patients with connective tissue disease: Part III: Pharmacology, medical and surgical management of post-transplant extrapulmonary conditions statements. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Jul 31. View in PubMed
  3. DeBolt CL, Gao Y, Sutter N, Soong A, Leard L, Jeffrey G, Kleinhenz ME, Calabrese D, Greenland J, Venado A, Hays SR, Shah R, Kukreja J, Trinh B, Kolaitis NA, Douglas V, Diamond JM, Smith P, Singer J. The association of post-operative delirium with patient-reported outcomes and mortality after lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2021 05; 35(5):e14275. View in PubMed
  4. Maheshwari JA, Kolaitis NA, Anderson MR, Benvenuto L, Gao Y, Katz PP, Greenland J, Wolters PJ, Covinsky K, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Calabrese DR, Venado A, Shah RJ, Leard LE, Trinh B, Huang CY, Glidden D, Kleinhenz ME, Golden JA, Sutter N, Tietje-Ulrich G, Criner RN, Arcasoy SM, Christie JD, Diamond J, Singer JP. Construct and Predictive Validity of Sarcopenia in Lung Transplant Candidates. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Sep; 18(9):1464-1474. View in PubMed
  5. Diamond JM, Courtwright AM, Balar P, Oyster M, Zaleski D, Adler J, Brown M, Hays SR, Sutter N, Garvey C, Kukreja J, Gao Y, Bruun A, Smith PJ, Singer JP. Mobile health technology to improve emergent frailty after lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2021 04; 35(4):e14236. View in PubMed
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