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Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., M.P.H.

Surgical director of the Lung Transplantation Program

Dr. Jasleen Kukreja is a thoracic surgeon and surgical director of Lung Transplant at UCSF Medical Center. She performs lung transplant surgery and lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema, and treats patients with tumors of the chest including lung cancer, esophageal cancer, mediastinal tumors and mesothelioma.

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 many professional honors including the Pharmacia/Upjohn Trauma Research Competition Award, John A. Mannick Research Award and Excellence in Teaching Award at Harvard Medical School. She is an associate professor of clinical surgery at the UCSF School of Medicine. Kukreja is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery, and by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery in thoracic and cardiac surgery.

Clinics

Interstitial Lung Disease Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2577
Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Friday
8 a.m. – noon

Lung Transplant Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-4145
Fax: (415) 353-4166

Hours: Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (exact times vary depending on number of physicians in clinic)

Thoracic Surgery and Oncology
1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-1705
Phone: (415) 885-3882
Fax: (415) 353-9525

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu

Education

UCLA School of Medicine 1994

Residencies

UCLA Hospital, Surgery 1996
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Surgery 2004
UCSF Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery 2006