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Jessica Gosnell, M.D.

Endocrine surgeon

Dr. Jessica Gosnell is a surgeon who specializes in treating endocrine glands, particularly the thyroid and parathyroid. In her research, she studies new treatments for thyroid cancer and is involved in several clinical trials.

She 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. Gosnell is an assistant professor of surgery at UCSF.

Clinics

Endocrine Surgical and Oncology Clinic
1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7687
Fax: (415) 353-7781

Hours: Monday to Friday,
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

French

Education

University of Washington School of Medicine 1995

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, General Surgery 2002

Fellowships

Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Endocrine Surgery 2003

Selected Research and Publications

  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  11. Harari A, Mitmaker E, Grogan RH, Lee J, Shen W, Gosnell J, Clark O, Duh QY. Primary hyperparathyroidism patients with positive preoperative sestamibi scan and negative ultrasound are more likely to have posteriorly located upper gland adenomas (PLUGs). Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Jun; 18(6):1717-22.
  12. Guerrero MA, Suh I, Vriens MR, Shen WT, Gosnell J, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh QY. The number of needle passes affects the accuracy of parathyroid hormone assay with intraoperative parathyroid aspiration. Am J Surg. 2010 Dec; 200(6):701-5; discussion 705-6.
  13. Grogan RH, Mitmaker E, Vriens MR, Harari A, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Clark OH, Duh QY. Adrenal incidentaloma: does an adequate workup rule out surprises? Surgery. 2010 Aug; 148(2):392-7.
  14. Wells SA, Gosnell JE, Gagel RF, Moley J, Pfister D, Sosa JA, Skinner M, Krebs A, Vasselli J, Schlumberger M. Vandetanib for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic hereditary medullary thyroid cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Feb 10; 28(5):767-72.
  15. Guerrero MA, Schreinemakers JM, Vriens MR, Suh I, Hwang J, Shen WT, Gosnell J, Clark OH, Duh QY. Clinical spectrum of pheochromocytoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Dec; 209(6):727-32.
  16. Moalem J, Ruan DT, Farkas RL, Shen WT, Gosnell JE, Miller S, Duh QY, Clark OH, Kebebew E. Hemolysis falsely decreases intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels. Am J Surg. 2009 Feb; 197(2):222-6.
  17. Gosnell JE, Clark OH. Surgical approaches to thyroid tumors. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2008 Jun; 37(2):437-55, x.
  18. Maa J, Carter JT, Kirkwood KS, Gosnell JE, Wang V, McDermott MW. Technique for placement of lumboperitoneal catheters using a combined laparoscopic procedure with the Seldinger micropuncture technique. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jul; 207(1):e5-7.
  19. Gosnell JE, Maa J, Clark OH, Duh QY. Medullary thyroid carcinoma manifesting as an ovarian mass: case report and review of literature. Endocr Pract. 2008 Apr; 14(3):351-7.
  20. Maa J, Wachter RM, Gosnell JE, Harris HW. The future of general surgery. JAMA. 2008 Mar 5; 299(9):1015; author reply 1015-6.

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