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Hueylan Chern, M.D.

Colorectal surgeon

Dr. Hueylan Chern is a colorectal surgeon at UCSF Medical Center. She specializes in laparoscopic procedures for conditions such as colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticular disease. She has expertise in endorectal ultrasound, transanal endocscopic microsurgery and sphincter preserving operations. In her research, her interests include endorectal ultrasound and colorectal cancer.

Chern earned a medical degree at the medical school of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey(UMDNJ) in Newark. She completed general surgery training at Brown University and a colorectal surgery fellowship at UMDNJ, followed by additional oncology training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. She is an assistant professor of surgery at UCSF.

Clinics

Center for Colorectal Surgery
2330 Post St., Suite 260
San Francisco, CA 94115-1799
Phone: (415) 885-3606
Fax: (415) 885-7678

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Center for Pelvic Physiology
2330 Post St., Suite 260
San Francisco, CA 94115
Urinary Incontinence and Urodynamics Testing: (415) 885-7788
All Other Appointments: (415) 885-7673
Fax: (415) 885-7678

Hours: Office open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Appointment hours vary

Conditions & Treatments

More about Hueylan Chern

Additional Languages

Chinese

Education

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Medicine 2002

Residencies

Warren Alpert School of Medicine-Borwn University, Surgery 2007

Fellowships

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey , Colon and Rectal Surgery 2008
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Transrectal Ultrasound 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Huang E, Chern H, O'Sullivan P, Cook B, McDonald E, Palmer B, Liu T, Kim E. A better way to teach knot tying: a randomized controlled trial comparing the kinesthetic and traditional methods. Am J Surg. 2014 Oct; 208(4):690-4.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Yu MW, Chiu YH, Chiang YC, Chen CH, Lee TH, Santella RM, Chern HD, Liaw YF, Chen CJ. Plasma carotenoids, glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 genetic polymorphisms, and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: independent and interactive effects. Am J Epidemiol. 1999 Apr 1; 149(7):621-9.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.