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Jonathan T. Carter, M.D.

Gastrointestinal surgeon

Dr. Jonathan Carter is a gastrointestinal surgeon at UCSF Medical Center who specializes in advanced laparoscopic (minimally invasive) and foregut surgery to treat conditions of the bile ducts, esophagus, gallbladder, intestines and stomach. Carter, who is certified by the American Board of Surgery, also is a bariatric surgeon and a member of the Surgical Hospitalist Program.

Carter earned undergraduate and medical degrees at Stanford University. He completed residency and fellowship training in laparoscopic surgery at UCSF, where he received the Julius R. Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence and the prestigious Fred H. and Esther E. Nusz Achievement Award. He has authored more than 25 peer-reviewed papers and was awarded the Young Investigator Award at the American Transplant Congress in 2005. Carter, an assistant professor of surgery at UCSF, received the 2008 Haile T. Debas resident teaching award. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Clinics

Bariatric Surgery Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor, Room A-655
San Francisco, CA 94143-0338
Phone: (415) 353-2804
Fax: (415) 353-2505

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

Center for the Study of Gastrointestinal Motility and Secretion
400 Parnassus Ave., Box 0310
San Francisco, CA 94143-0310
Phone: (415) 353-9383
Fax: (415) 353-2505

Gastrointestinal Surgery at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0388
Phone: (415) 353-2161
Fax: (415) 353-2505

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

Conditions & Treatments

More about Jonathan T. Carter

Education

Stanford School of Medicine 2000

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Surgery 2008

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Lin MY, Tavakol MM, Sarin A, Amirkiai SM, Rogers SJ, Carter JT, Posselt AM. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is safe and efficacious for pretransplant candidates. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2013 Sep-Oct; 9(5):653-8.
  2. Lin MY, Tavakol MM, Sarin A, Amirkiai SM, Rogers SJ, Carter JT, Posselt AM. Safety and feasibility of sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese patients following liver transplantation. Surg Endosc. 2013 Jan; 27(1):81-5.
  3. Carter JT, Nguyen D, Roll GR, Ma SW, Way LW. Predictors of long-term outcome after laparoscopic esophagomyotomy and Dor fundoplication for achalasia. Arch Surg. 2011 Sep; 146(9):1024-8.
  4. Carter J, Duh QY. Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernias. World J Surg. 2011 Jul; 35(7):1519-25.
  5. Carter JT, Grenert JP, Rubenstein L, Stewart L, Way LW. Neuroendocrine tumors of the ampulla of Vater: biological behavior and surgical management. Arch Surg. 2009 Jun; 144(6):527-31.
  6. Carter JT, Grenert JP, Rubenstein L, Stewart L, Way LW. Tumors of the ampulla of vater: histopathologic classification and predictors of survival. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Aug; 207(2):210-8.
  7. 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.
  8. McKenna DA, Carter JT, Poder L, Gosnell JE, Maa J, Pearl JM, Goldstein RB. Round ligament varices: sonographic appearance in pregnancy. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Mar; 31(3):355-7.
  9. Cucina RJ, Bokser SJ, Carter JT, McLaren KM, Blum MS. Design and implementation of an inpatient physician documentation system using off-the-shelf components. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007; 919.
  10. Sarkar U, Carter JT, Omachi TA, Vidyarthi AR, Cucina R, Bokser S, van Eaton E, Blum M. SynopSIS: integrating physician sign-out with the electronic medical record. J Hosp Med. 2007 Sep; 2(5):336-42.
  11. Maa J, Carter JT, Gosnell JE, Wachter R, Harris HW. The surgical hospitalist: a new model for emergency surgical care. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Nov; 205(5):704-11.
  12. Carter JT, Tafreshian S, Campos GM, Tiwari U, Herbella F, Cello JP, Patti MG, Rogers SJ, Posselt AM. Routine upper GI series after gastric bypass does not reliably identify anastomotic leaks or predict stricture formation. Surg Endosc. 2007 Dec; 21(12):2172-7.
  13. Terrault NA, Carter JT, Carlson L, Roland ME, Stock PG. Outcome of patients with hepatitis B virus and human immunodeficiency virus infections referred for liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2006 May; 12(5):801-7.
  14. Carter JT, Melcher ML, Carlson LL, Roland ME, Stock PG. Thymoglobulin-associated Cd4+ T-cell depletion and infection risk in HIV-infected renal transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2006 Apr; 6(4):753-60.
  15. Carter JT, Chan S, Roberts JP, Feng S. Expanded criteria donor kidney allocation: marked decrease in cold ischemia and delayed graft function at a single center. Am J Transplant. 2005 Nov; 5(11):2745-53.
  16. Melcher ML, Carter JT, Posselt A, Duh QY, Stoller M, Freise CE, Kang SM. More than 500 consecutive laparoscopic donor nephrectomies without conversion or repeated surgery. Arch Surg. 2005 Sep; 140(9):835-9; discussion 839-40.
  17. Carter JT, Freise CE, McTaggart RA, Mahanty HD, Kang SM, Chan SH, Feng S, Roberts JP, Posselt AM. Laparoscopic procurement of kidneys with multiple renal arteries is associated with increased ureteral complications in the recipient. Am J Transplant. 2005 Jun; 5(6):1312-8.
  18. Carter JT, Lee CM, Weinstein RJ, Lu AD, Dafoe DC, Alfrey EJ. Evaluation of the older cadaveric kidney donor: the impact of donor hypertension and creatinine clearance on graft performance and survival. Transplantation. 2000 Sep 15; 70(5):765-71.
  19. Lee CM, Carter JT, Alfrey EJ, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Prolonged cold ischemia time obviates the benefits of 0 HLA mismatches in renal transplantation. Arch Surg. 2000 Sep; 135(9):1016-9; discussion 1019-20.
  20. Lee CM, Carter JT, Randall HB, Hiose R, Stock PG, Melzer JS, Dafoe DC, Freise CE, Alfrey EJ. The effect of age and prolonged cold ischemia times on the national allocation of cadaveric renal allografts. J Surg Res. 2000 Jun 1; 91(1):83-8.

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