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Jan K. Horn, M.D.

Jan K. Horn, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Contact Information

Campus Box 0807
San Francisco, CA 94143-0807
(415) 206-8673 Appointments
(415) 206-4627 Office
(415) 206-5484 Fax
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  • Columbia University, A.B., Biochemistry, 1972
  • New York University School of Medicine, M.D., Medicine, 1976
  • New York University, Intern Surgery, 1976-1977
  • New York University, Resident Surgery, 1977-1981
  • New York University, Chief Resident Surgery, 1981-1982
  • UCSF, NIH Fellow Trauma and Burn, 1982-1985
  • American Board of Surgery, 1986
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, 1989
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Dr. Jan Horn is Professor of Clinical Surgery.  He is a graduate of Columbia College and the New York University Medical Center where he also completed his surgical residency. His Research Fellowship is in Trauma and Burns at UCSF Division of Surgery at San Francisco General Hospital.  He is the Site Director for the Third Year Surgery 110 Course at SFGH and Director of Video-Endoscopic Surgery at SFGH. He is active in the Surgical Infection Society Program Committee, and the Northern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (Council Member, Trauma Committee and Applicant Committee).  Dr. Horn's clinical expertise is in the field of General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. 

  1. Schecter WP, Bongard FS, Gainor BJ, Weltz DL, Horn JK. Pain control in 
    outpatient surgery
    . J Am Coll Surg. 195: 95-104, Jul/2002. Role: Author of ¼ of paper, reviewed manuscript.
  2. Cheah WK, Clark OH, Horn JK, Siperstein AE, Duh QY. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy 
    for pheochromocytoma.
    World J Surg. 26: 1048-51, Aug/2002. Role: Contributed cases, reviewed manuscript.
  3. Horn JK. Bacterial agents used for bioterrorism. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 4: 281-7, 2003. Role: Sole author.
  4. Schecter WP, Farmer D, Horn JK, Pietrocola DM, Wallace A. Special 
    considerations in perioperative pain management: audiovisual distraction, 
    geriatrics, pediatrics, and pregnancy
    . J Am Coll Surg. 201: 612-8, Oct/2005.
    Role: Author of ¼ of the paper, reviewed manuscript.
  5. Yeh MW, Horn JK, Schecter WP, Chuter TA, Lane JS. Endovascular repair of an 
    actively hemorrhaging gunshot injury to the abdominal aorta
    . J Vasc Surg. 42: 
    1007-9, Nov/2005. Role: Mentored resident, review manuscript.


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